01 April 2015

UPDATED: A Novella Approach To Publishing; or, The New Charles Dickens

See below for update!

My novella"Landfall" is one of six being published this year by Paper Road Press in their first "Shortcuts" series - Shortcuts Track 1. And, rather than having to buy the six novellas individually, you can subscribe to the series for NZ $3.33 per month.

Here is the lineup of authors and novellas:

Mika Lee Murray and Piper Mejia
Bree’s Dinosaur AC Buchanan
The Last Grant Stone
Pocket Wife IK Paterson-Harkness
Landfall Tim Jones
The Ghost of Matter Octavia Cade

This is an innovative approach to publishing - and yet it also reminds me of the 19th century, of Charles Dickens and his serialised novels, with tens of thousands of readers eager to get their hands on each new instalment. I wouldn't be averse to "Shortcuts" having a similar level of success!


From Paper Road Press' latest newsletter, here's some further information, plus cover images for the first three novellas in the series:

All SHORTCUTS novellas will be released as ebooks, one per month, available to purchase from all major ebook vendors. However, you can also subscribe to the series for a discounted price of NZ $3.33 per story, and receive the books direct to your inbox a few days before the official publication date.


Penelope said...

You the Boz.

Tim Jones said...

Clearly you are referring here to Boz Burrell, for a couple of years bass player and lead singer of the progressive rock band King Crimson. Your in-depth knowledge of early 1970s rock bands does you credit!

Michelle Elvy said...

Where is the LIKE button, Tim? I want to like like like this! Congrats -- can't wait to read your novella.

Rachel Fenton said...

Best news of the day, Tim. Really chuffed for you, congrats! Looking forward to reading your novella.

Tim Jones said...

Thanks, Michelle and Rachel!