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Japan: 50% of Best Sellers Written on Mobiles

http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/12/02/in-japan-half-the-top-selling-books...
Scanned by: Marisa Vitols over 9 years ago
In Japan, half of the top ten selling works of fiction in the first six months of 2007 were composed on mobile phones. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, mobile phone novels (keitai shousetsu) have become a publishing phenomenon in Japan, “turning middle-of-the-road publishing houses into major concerns and making their authors a small fortune in the process.”
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japan, literature, books, reading, cellphones, mobiledevices, publishing

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That’s crazy! Imagine writing a bestseller on your commute to work!

Posted by: Venessa Posavec over 9 years ago | Vote for this comment - Recommend

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That is astounding. I feel old right now. lol

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