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Apparently a consensus exists that publishing many short and frequent items is a better way to run a blog than is publishingfewer and longer items. I’m certain that’s so. I’m not very good at it. Nevertheless, this space’s previous conversations about journalism and digital survival, leavened with the occasional bit of good news, shall resume shortly. Thank you to the surprising number of peopl...

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" Sari wrote: "Any qualms about publishing though Amazon - cannibal that it appears to be?"

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description: So. The motivation for this discussion is the shocking number of curious emails I received after publishing The Shores of Tripoli, a Kindle Single based on reporting I did for The Atlantic in Libya last year. The questions were not about Libya. They were about the process of creating a piece of non-fiction for the Singles program -- the financing, production, reporting, and marketing. Some questions came by email, some came via interviews. Interest from media and tech press helped. Eventually, I ...more
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