4/23/2013

Amazon Kindle Singles is a hybrid that publishes and sells short pieces of between 5,000 and 30,000 words, with authors keeping 70% of each sale. The concept was the company's, but editor David Blum has become the gatekeeper, reviving his career after stints at dying New York weeklies. "The idea that writers would participate in the publishing model is just very bold," he said.

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