Kilby Blades has an interesting angle on the plagiarism and ghostwriting issue:

It's another case of algorithms shaping what gets bought, and not necessarily to the benefit of readers or writers. A ghostwriting boom doesn't help you pick a book knowing what the author's style will be, and the current Amazon algorithm favours speed over quality.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.