Amazon Confirms The Launch Of New, Episodic Publishing Format — Kindle Serials

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http://techcrunch.com – Confirming the reports that TechCrunch’s Peter Ha was hearing yesterday, Amazon just announced the launch of a new publishing format: Kindle Serials, where a book-length story is delivered over several episodes. Of course, serialized novels are actually an old idea — most famously, it’s how Charles Dickens published most of his books — and we can see other examples of serialized storytelling in comics and TV. In the literary world, however, the idea has mostly fallen out of fashion. The first eight Kindle Serials titles seem to consist mostly of thrillers or mysteries, which so (IT news)