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How can we use ChatGPT to write stories?

The TL;DR answer is that ChatGPT is not (yet) well-suited for writing stories. Its usual style is too objective and therefore a bit boring and uncreative. It does fairly well at answering questions ...
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How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise?

Not sure if it's quite what your looking for but (as a hobby) I write hard SF novellas and short stories where there is no conflict other than internal conflict. There is no interpersonal conflict so ...
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How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise?

Out of Excuses Your technology solves the characters' problems. Now they realize that something they had been blaming on the problem was not caused by it, but by themselves. There is no way out ...
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How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise?

External Threats: Just because your society is paradise doesn't mean that there aren't people outside who want what they have. Or that somewhere else, folks didn't follow a different path. Or that the ...
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How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise?

How can I dig conflict out of an optimistic SF-nal premise? By recognizing that optimism is naïve and inherently wrong. A hundred years ago, most SF stories were about a wonderful invention and how ...

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