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Serialized Fiction

Serials Are the New Novel...

S.L. Scott | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
S.L. Scott

Serials feel interactive in a new way that breathes life into stories that might not work as longer novels, a lot like TV series. Readers get to join the journey, picking it up at any stage and hanging on for the ride as it unravels.

Serial Novels: Modern Torture or the Best Way to Read Fiction?

Maya Rodale | Posted 05.07.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

Everything old is new again. What began as a nineteenth century publishing practice is now seeing a resurgence thanks to digital technology.

Reading the New TV

John Branch | Posted 10.27.2013 | TV
John Branch

In Victoria's time, serialized novels were gathered into books; in our time, TV shows are collected into boxes of DVDs or Blu-ray disks. The main difference is that with TV the process repeats for subsequent seasons.

The New Serial Fiction Revolution

Mark R. Siegel | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Mark R. Siegel

When Dickens serialized The Pickwick Papers in 1836, droves of readers crowded the docks to get the latest installment fresh off the boat--not unlike the excitement you'd have seen at a midnight release of Harry Potter.

Seeing Red -- "Who Is this Guy?"

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Ronda wakes hours later to light that is low and creamy yellow. Sitting up in bed, she tries the phone number in Lanjarón. It rings and rings. Frustrated, she slams the receiver back into its black cradle.

Seeing Red -- No, Serializing Novels Online Isn't Brand New!!

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Ronda drifts off again. She imagines resting somewhere narrow. Her thighs are white and cold and spread wide. There is something like a vacuum cleaner. There is something like a basin or a pail.

Seeing Red: "Sins Bleed Pink in the Kitchen Sink"

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Ronda staring. The young doctor has carrot hair. Eyes like a September sky. Face full of freckles.

Seeing Red: "Sex and Cinnamon"

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Years later, she tries to focus on the details: the cinnamon sugar sticking to her shoulder. The thick fold of leaves overhead. The cold buttered toast wrapped in tin foil. The smell of his sweat mixed into the smell of pine needles.

A 'Novel' Way to Read a Novel: Right Here on the Huffington Post

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Claudia Ricci

Borrowing from the Victorian tradition of serialized publishing, my new novel, Seeing Red, will be published right here on the Huffington Post beginning next week.