Short but sweet e-book prequels are grabbing readers
They’re short, they’re cheap, and they’re from brand-name authors willing to do a little extra work for a potentially big payoff.
They’re $1.99 e-book “singles” from familiar names like John Grisham, Lee Child, Janet Evanovich, Dean Koontz and David Baldacci, standalone prequels or short stories released digitally in advance of a writer’s forthcoming novel.
Think of them as literary appetizers served before the main course. And they’re being gobbled by readers and hitting best-seller lists.
Why would a writer like Grisham, who’s had 20 No. 1 USA TODAY best sellers, need an extra boost to... read more