Byliner: Buy + directory of freeLaunched June 2011eSingles meant to be read in a single sitting5,000 and 30,000 wordsPurchased at online booksellers for Kindle,iPad/iPhone, NOOK, or Android device26 Byliner Originals (Jon Krakauer, Nick Hornby, MargaretAtwood, Amy Tan, Ann Patchett, Buzz Bissinger,)Pointers/links to other long-form stories (free)
Kindle Singles: Amazon’s shorter e-books“Compelling ideas expressed at their natural length. Explore journalism, essays, humor, and short fiction.” 3,000 to 50,000 words Amazon editors select titles for Kindle Store Author keeps 70% Original work
Kindle Singles: Reporting titles, $0.99-$4.99 Kindle Singles include a large selection of long-form journalism
ProPublica and Kindle SinglesInvestigative reporting non-profit publishes its best long-form work as Kindle Singles for tablet reading. Some free, some 99 cents.
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