|View Poll Results: Poll: Do you love or hate serialized ebooks?|
|I never read serialized ebooks||96||57.83%|
|I try to avoid serialized ebooks if I can||55||33.13%|
|I prefer serials||15||9.04%|
|I only read serials||0||0%|
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|07-10-2010, 02:50 AM||#91|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Newcastle, NSW
Device: Sony PRS-505
I answered 'never': there's 3 or 4 authors I like so much I'd buy a story by them in chunks, unfinished, but none of them has ever shown any signs of doing so.
Short stories are a different matter - I'm quite keen on them.
|07-10-2010, 04:13 AM||#92|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: Jetbook Lite, Kindle 3, jetbook mini, sony clie, sony prs-T1
Are serialized books the ones stories that end in a cliffhanger, or are they like the Harry Potter series, stories all by themselves, but they do continue into another book until the end?
|07-10-2010, 04:20 AM||#93|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
Weekly or monthly magazine serialisation was the normal way of publishing novels in the latter half of the 19th century. It's the way that all Dickens' novels were originally published.
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