Bookworm textual experimentation

The Bookworm Blog

I’ve been kicking around a project for the past couple of years that looks to explore building a better reading recommendation engine using text analytics. I’ve had several conversations with people from both the technology industry and the publishing industry, and I now find myself giving the same information out repeatedly. So, I’m putting this site up as a way of ensuring I’m giving out consistent information, and as a way to reduce the amount of conversation time spent in backstory.

Browse the pages (menu on the left) for more details. As work develops, I’ll add new posts, but I don’t expect the blog portion to be particularly active.

My first goal is to create a central repository of contemporary short fiction freely available on the web from major markets. Basically a micro Google that only indexes free short stories, a starting point for anyone interested in studying contemporary short fiction.

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