Charlie Walks is a novel about a machine learning engineer who loves walks and wants to be a writer. During the day, Charlie writes code for the largest technology company in the world. In his spare time, he works on a secret project, XK-1, a computer program to generate worlds. During the night, Charlie writes words, letters to his nephew Pauly about experiences from his life and stories he's collected from XK-1.
Here's the official blurb:
Charlie's a funambulist, a tightrope walker, walking between head and heart between city and nature between a good path and a real path a known path and his own between being a hider and being a seeker between life and death living and dying one option and another another another. The trick is, there's always more than two options. That's where XK-1 comes in. Charlie's secret project. A computer program that shows you what you're supposed to see but can't imagine. A machine learning engineer at the biggest technology company in the world who wants to be a writer. Writing letters to his nephew Pauly. Stories from his past from his present from loving from longing from wandering from walking, step by step creating his own story.
If you've read my writing before, you'll love this.
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The first seven chapters are available to read for free on charliewalks.com.