Reading Goes High Tech

In case reading on your PDA wasn't good enough for you, you can now read books on your phone. Outside The Fortress Besieged, a novel by Qian Fuchang, will be the first book available through the text messaging portion of Chinese cell phones. Fuchang abbreviated his novel to 4200 characters, available in 60 chapters of 70 characters each. He received $21,733 USD for his work. Full story here.

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