Win a Google Pixel Phone + Ajay Chowdhury on AI & writing books

Crime author & tech entrepreneur Ajay Chowdhury tells We’d Like A Word hosts Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about how he uses artificial intelligence tools to help him write his excellent Detective Kamil Rahman series. Plus our competition for a chance to win a brand new Google Pixel Fold mobile phone. (We’ve heard they cost £1,700 – so it’s a good prize!) The competition is now closed, but you can hear the question, and the rest of this 3-part episode, starting here.

Also in this episode: Is it ethical or useful to use AI / artificial intelligence tools like Chat GPT to help write books? Is AI an existential threat to human creativity? Will AI put book cover designers out of work? Which of us has a third nipple and why does James Bond get his nipple arrangement all wrong?

We also talk – Lily Allen, author Jude O’Reilly, Roger Moore, Children of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill, A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison, John Wyndham, John Wick, Philip Kerr, Jewish East End London, book cover designer Dan Mogford, Barry Cotter v Harry Potter, Christopher Lee, Scaramanga, India, ANPR and other surveillance, AI dating website, Honcho, the Indian epics the Ramayana & Mahabharata.