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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Writing Quote: The Vanished Market For Short Stories

After the Second World War, society changed and the market for short stories waned. Collier's died, as did The Saturday Evening Post. In a mere instant, as history is reckoned, the audience for quality short fiction all but vanished; the demand, instead, was for nonfiction and journalism.

Jon Franklin, Writing For Story, 1994 

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