Cell phone novels? It seems they're pretty big in Japan and China right now with young people, but what are they?
"Novels" written and set out in text messages. Chapters contain about 70-100 words each and each chapter is sent out one at a time. You can find them for free in English at textnovel, but some of these are being made into books. One 15 year-old Japanese girl has made over $600,000 with her book.
Maybe reading is not a dying pastime for the next generation. It's just taking on a new form.
Read the article here.