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Wang Shuo's next novel to be subscription blog?

From Global Voices Online:

...Wang Xiaofeng's January 10 post which brings with it the news that the eighties and nineties badboy of Chinese literature and one-time "spiritual pollutant" Wang Shuo will be on the cover of the next issue of Life Week magazine, for which Wang (Xiaofeng) works.

So if Wang Shuo's back, what's he up to? Wang Xiaofeng's not telling, not even in his follow-up post today, in which he may or may not have interviewed eight hours and thirteen thousand characters worth of Wang Shuo's cohorts from his heyday almost a decade ago.

According to Wang Shuo's Wikipedia entry, he's written five screenplays since his last novel was published in 2000, and not much else. Wang Shuo was mentioned on journalist-blogger Zhao Mu's Bullog space late last month, with the news that the writer has plans to open a pay-per-view blog, making him the first mainstream blogger to do so...

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I think more writers will turn to online publishing in the future. Internet can generate more eyeballs in a shorter time than traditional publications in print.

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