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Fiction

A 21 post collection


"Running" on Storybird

 •  Filed under Fiction, Art, Story, Stories

Several of us at work were admiring this artist yesterday, and I wanted to play with a story based on the art. This is my story “Running” built on Storybird, which is the startup where I’m working as a developer now.

JK Rowling Holds a Mirror Up to Publishing

 •  Filed under Fiction, Writing, Publishing, Writers, Authors, Stories, Author

JK Rowling Holds a Mirror Up to Publishing

I particularly like this quote from this piece on the changes in publishing:

What we lost when we lost bookstores was the concentrated power of the bookseller to promote works of particular merit--personal recommendations drove sales.

The author goes on to note how this affects literary fiction more than other forms, which I agree with. This, too, will change in time. Especially as sites like Storybird (which I work on, full disclosure) find ways to bridge the gap between accessible and art.