Q&A With Thin Reads Founder Howard Polskin

Have you discovered Thin Reads? It’s a web site created by digital media pro Howard Polskin. The site is devoted to e-book singles – short fiction or non-fiction that’s longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book. Here’s what he had to say about his latest venture and the growing e-book industry. What inspired you to create Thin Reads? I met with John Tayman, one of the co-founders of the wonderful e-book single company Byliner.com. He told me about this new form of content he was publishing. Before I boarded my flight back to New York, I downloaded two e-book singles from Amazon. By the time I landed, I was hooked on the form. But I wanted someone to guide me on what to buy and give me a heads-up on what was good. There was nothing in the market. That’s when the light bulb went off to create Thin Reads. What does Thin Reads offer readers? For readers coming to my site, there are four simple things we offer: reviews, author interviews, news and analysis of the … [Read more...]