We are making a creative writing assistant that writes with you, like a human.


Writer’s block sucks. For writers who depend on writing for income, it sucks even more. Producing content fast can be vital for these writers. Almost every writer experiences writer’s block in some shape or form, and there’s currently no reliable way to overcome it.


Shortly uses very large AI language models (currently GPT-3) to act as a creative writing assistant. Currently, the writer just clicks a button and the AI continues to write the story, generating new creative ideas and story developments. Because it uses what the writer has already written as context, one writer described it to me as “a creative extension of my own brain”.


Creative software is estimated to be a >$10B revenue market in the US and users range from hobbyists to professionals. The global Natural Language Processing (NLP) market size is projected to reach $27.6 Billion by 2026, from $9.9 Billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 18.6% during 2020-2026.


Featured by Apple in 14 countries worldwide (including UK, Germany and Australia). Featured in NBC News, WIRED and The Independent. Runner-up @ Gradventure 2019


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