Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Short Story Form Makes Comeback

It wasn’t very long ago that people who love them despaired over the near-death of the short story. Writers kept writing them, but it seemed that -- for the most part -- readers had stopped reading. And then the e-book revolution happened and all of that changed. Writing for Good E Reader, teacher and YA author Mercy Pilkington writes:
More than one traditional publishing house has decided to experiment with meeting the needs of the reading consumer in a time-strapped and financially weakened economy. Publishers are bringing more short story content to publishing markets everywhere and they are relying on the popularity of digital reading to make it possible.
There’s more to Pilkington’s story and it’s here.



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