From the Smashwords.com blog:
The publishing industry is reeling today after news broke this morning about Kindle Author, Amazon’s new service that generates high-quality fiction using complex software algorithms.
It’s like Build-A-Bear for ebooks. The reader tells Kindle Author what they want in a story, and then Kindle Author automatically generates the book .
In this post, I’ll explain how Kindle Author works and I’ll share never-before-seen screenshots of the service. I’ll explain the science that made this breakthrough possible, and then I’ll wrap by discussing what this means for Smashwords authors and the future of publishing.
How Kindle Author Works
Kindle Author is a new option for purchasing ebooks in the Kindle store. It’s receiving heavy promotion on the Amazon home page, which tells me Amazon is making the service a strategic priority for their business.
Read the rest of the post at the Smashwords Blog.