Jodi Picoult, Darin Strauss & Ron Rosenbaum lead the pack of writers producing Kindle Singles–short works priced between 99-cents and $2.99. Will you buy these little books?
In October, Amazon unveiled a new eBook format, calling on “serious writers, thinkers, scientists, business leaders, historians, politicians and publishers” to contribute “singles” between 10,000 and 30,000-words (about 30-90 pages).
Here’s more about the Kindle Single from Picoult: “Leaving Home brings together three, previously published short pieces, each dealing with a variation on the theme of leaving home. The first, ‘Weights and Measures,’ deals with the tragic loss of a child; the second is a non-fiction letter Picoult wrote to her eldest son as he left for college; and, ‘Ritz’ tells the story of a mother who takes the vacation all mothers need sometime.”
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