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LOCAL AUTHOR BEHIND THE WORLD’S FIRST BOOK WITH ‘NO-AI’ STAMP OF AUTHENTICITY

The Undead The First Seven Days With Noai Stamp (002)The world’s first book with a stamp of authenticity to show it was written by a human and not by ChatGPT has gone on sale – and its written by an Island author.

RR Haywood’s ‘The Undead’ carries a label on its cover sporting the words ‘NO-AI’, an acronym for ‘Naturally Original – Authentically Invented’.

The book’s sales listing also includes a warranty that offers readers extra protection in the event the book turns out to be bot-made. It says:

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“This book was authored by Richard Haywood and not generated by any machine or artificial intelligence. This statement serves as a legally binding guarantee of authenticity and can be used to establish the true creator of this work should any doubt arise.”

Bestselling writer Haywood, who is currently among the top 10 most downloaded authors in the UK on Amazon, created the label in the hope of stemming what he describes as a deluge of “AI tat” now being sold on the world’s largest online retailer.

It created a new rule limiting the number of books that authors can self-publish through its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to 3-a-day. KDP allows authors to self-publish their books and list them for sale on Amazon’s site. But Haywood, who has sold more than 4 million books worldwide – all of which were “written by me and by me only” – said the platform is more popular than ever with would-be novelists looking to cash in on generative artificial intelligence.

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ExtraD
ExtraD
26 days ago

Another reason to ban mobiles in classrooms. I read a post the other day about a teacher asking a personal question to a student, I cant remember what it was, something like “what did you eat for breakfast?”, and the kid immediately asked chatGPT.

Also, limiting authors to a maximum of 3 books published per day? Thats still a lot, and obviously not self made.

John Battersworth
John Battersworth
Reply to  ExtraD
22 days ago

this is not true

Peter Purves
Peter Purves
26 days ago

“RR Haywood has drawn on his experience of pub chucking-out time on the Isle of Wight to create scenes of zombie madness and terror in his hit The Undead series.”
Spot on!

RuthLess
RuthLess
25 days ago

Self published amazon books have always been a pile of tat, with authors who think they are the best ever, but won’t be touched by normal publishers with a barge pole. No wonder they’re scared of AI

Carolesmart
Carolesmart
Reply to  RuthLess
24 days ago

I’m guessing you’ve never read any RR Haywood books…

Peter Purve
Peter Purve
Reply to  RuthLess
24 days ago

Many excellent authors now self-publish on amazon because they get a greater share of the profits from sales. Why would you want to do all the work only to line the pockets of “normal publishers” who often haven’t a clue about what is good or bad? So many excellent writers will tell you about all of the rejections they had before finding a publisher while so many truly awful books get published. RR Haywood sells lots of books and gets very high ratings from readers. Isn’t that the point?

 

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