Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Kindle Singles (Sounds Like Kraft Cheese!)

Dan Ryan sent me this link, announcing that Amazon will start selling independent long-form CNF/nonfiction for its Kindle:

“Today, Amazon is announcing that it will launch "Kindle Singles"--Kindle books that are twice the length of a New Yorker feature or as much as a few chapters of a typical book. Kindle Singles will have their own section in the Kindle Store and be priced much less than a typical book.”

Seems hopeful…and my hope is that they would turn to the novella, which is a beautiful form that many writers shy away from because there aren’t very many options for getting the finished piece out into the world.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.