Another news outlet has decided to sell short pieces on current events as standalone ebooks, reports paidContent. UK newspaper The Guardian has launched Guardian Shorts as , and the first title is Phone Hacking: How the Guardian broke the story. Although the series is Kindle only for now, the first title isn’t listed as a Kindle Single but rather a standard Kindle title.
The Guardian says that it will release “up to several” new titles each month depending on what’s going on in the world, at lengths of 5,000-30,000 words and priced from £1.99 to £3.99 depending in part on how much new content they contain. It may also offer some future titles for free.
It only takes being fooled once to think that the entire concept of ‘singles’ is a deliberately deceptive fraud. Regards, Don