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Could a computer write?

Now that I use tools like Scrivener and Grammarly for my writing it got me thinking about A.I. In particular, could a computer ever write fiction? After all, we are beginning to see computer-generated art and music. Remember the Turing test, where a computer would be able to hold a conversation with a human without the human realising they were talking to a machine? That is already possible with a simple conversation but it isn’t yet robust enough to cope with anything the human might throw at it. Maybe it never quite will be. There are some major problems, such…