Kindle Singles – New short market opening up?

Amazon just announced a new line for their Kindle platform, yesterday. Called “Kindle Singles”, the idea seems to be to release short works at a lower price. Here’s the press release:

Less than 10,000 words or more than 50,000: that is the choice writers have generally faced for more than a century–works either had to be short enough for a magazine article or long enough to deliver the “heft” required for book marketing and distribution.

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