How will the next generation of readers read and write stories? One 22-year-old entrepreneur thinks the future of publishing is collaborative.
Today’s guest on the Morning Media Menu was Michael Siedlecki (pictured), the founder of Neovella. The new collaborative website allows writers to co-write stories with friends online and share them with other friends (both online and offline).
Follow this link to listen to the interview (MP3 link). Here’s an excerpt: “I would say publishers should be worried. Our generation gets all its reading done online, and its not necessarily high quality content. The stories that they get are not necessarily stories they find in a bookstore. Online, it’s stories about their friends. I tried to tie in the social aspect by having multiple people writing a story at once. If their friends see it, it’s like listening in on a conversation–which makes it more attractive.”