In an essay written for The New York Times, novelist Daniel Akst discusses a technology trend that threatens the existence of writers like himself — computers capable of writing both fiction and non-fiction. Akst worries about “rapid advances in computing power and the rise of ‘narratology’ (how stories are told) as an academic field of study, among other unwholesome trends that are making the novelist’s life ever more perilous.” (Note: This site requires registration.)