Microfiction on mobiles drives India’s online literature boom

Further to our coverage of the Indian micro-fiction site Terribly Tiny Tales (TTT) early this month, this week the Times of India has an update. “It started out small…make that tiny. “With a Facebook page that invited stories no longer than a sentence or two. That was 2013. Today, the one-million strong Facebook community of Terribly Read More …

The largest purchaser of short fiction in the United States

“This American short fiction app is hoping its author quality control will attract a wide audience to its mobile story ‘bursts’”, says Molly Flatt over at The Bookseller’s Futurebook. Flatt is discussing Great Jones Street, the latest addition to the mobile-first short reads realm. Founded in 2015 by Kelly Abbott, Great Jones Street joins the Read More …

Terribly Tiny Tales and Penguin go twitteresque in India

On Facebook Live today an improbable partnership between the world’s biggest trade publisher and the publisher of the world’s smallest stories comes to fruition with the launch of a book of 250 stories, each less than 140 characters long. “The book features curated favourites from the TTT community and brand new tales as well as Read More …