A Story A Week : eBooks
eBook Version: Price: $ 0.99£ 0.77€ 0.62 (for each 'eBook' - you will receive a link where you can download the book in .pdf format. You will not receive a physical copy of the book.)
These are collections of stories from myA Story A Week website, which has been running non-stop since January 2006.
A Story A Week had its origin in the stories that I wrote on request for the Mainichi Weekly newspaper for a few years in the mid 1990s. I very much enjoyed the assignments from the editors, especially the challenge of trying to say something interesting in the extremely short space that was available.
Feedback from the newspaper stories was usually positive, and it seems that many readers enjoy my short familiar episodes. My writing style - familiar and simple, but without babying the reader - is well suited to this genre, supplying material for educated Japanese readers to practice and expand their English reading skills.
Since then, I have learned that they are also being enjoyed by 'normal' English readers, and as it has turned out, their original purpose of training material has now been lost in the past, and they stand on their own these days ...
A new volume in the series is published every six months:
Browse thumbnail pages of various selections from the catalogue ...Mokuhankan Publications:
general (76) kacho-e (25) landscape (35) bijin-ga (12) contemporary (43) senshafuda (2) yakusha-e (3) HangaClub (42) ebook (8) subscriptions (1) miscellaneous (16)
Kawase Hasui prints (17) Yoshida family prints (31) Doi Hanga prints (15) guest (4)
(All items) general (2) kacho-e (2) yakusha-e (2) landscape (0) bijin-ga (6) kuchi-e (0) contemporary (0)