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Novel Ideas on Boing Boing

Is the future of writing and reading fiction being revealed in a tech blog?

Writers have always adapted to their cultural environment. The era of poets dependent on aristocratic sponsors evolved into the age of mass production of entertainment fiction. At one point in history, the piers of New York harbor were crowded with devoted readers impatiently waiting for ships from London to deliver the fate of Little Nell. In time, the composed novel- and later, the short story- came to define writing and reading for the general public.

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