The Curious Case of Why Short Story Collections Don’t Sell

Here’s a very interesting blog post that I just came across. Having been immersed in short story fiction for so long, there was a tinge of sadness reading this. But then, as a big fan (reader and writer) of the short story, it does instill a sense of “let’s do all we can to protect and support each other in this art.” It’s as valid and important as those novels.

by Kyle Massa “Short stories are loose change in the treasury of fiction.” That’s what J.G. Ballard wrote in the introduction to his Complete Short Stories collection. Considering the dwindl…

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