Rebirth of the Short Form?
What I didn't expect (but probably should have) was the renewed interest in the short story itself, and in collections of them, particularly from individual authors.
So, an interesting article in The New York Times late last week about the growing sales trend for short stories and short story collections. Find it here.
One of my writerly New Years resolutions for 2013 was to get my published short stories up for sale online (individually and in collection form) and this certainly has renewed my enthusiasm to do so! Keep watching this space for more details!