Browsing Archive: November, 2020

The (as yet) Unfulfilled Promise of Web Fiction

Posted by Paul Samael on Saturday, November 28, 2020, In : Self-publishing 

Why did ebooks become a thing?  Why didn’t books migrate straight to websites that you could view on any web-enabled device (let’s call this “web fiction”)?  After all, wouldn’t web fiction have been better for all concerned - avoiding the need for extra file formats like .epub or .mobi?

If you Google for “web fiction” you come across quite a few websites from around 2010, with lots of earnest discussion of its potential.  For example there’s lots of talk about a renaissance of...

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Paul Samael Welcome to my blog, "Publishing Waste" which will either (a) chronicle my heroic efforts to self-publish my own fiction; or (b) demonstrate beyond a scintilla of doubt the utter futility of (a). And along the way, I will also be doing some reviews of other people's books and occasionally blogging about other stuff.
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