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Old May 17th, 2014, 8:56 pm
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Re: Expanding the story with e-novellas / short novels

It's not new. For years authors have been publishing shorts and novellas which expand on their different universes. These have usually been in genre mags or anthologies like Robert Silverberg's Legends and Far Horizons collections. E-books have made them more accessible to the general reading public.

Are they worth it? It depends on the story really. To take an example from the first Legends -- "The Little Sisters of Eluria". Set in Stephen King's Dark Tower world, it doesn't add to the story in the sense that you don't have to know the events to enjoy the series, but it's a good stand alone story.

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