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A NARROW NICHE: WHAT DRAWS US TO LIZZIE BORDEN? WHY DO WE CARE?

20 Oct

Tattered Fabric: Fall River's Lizzie Borden

I recently read where the online publishing company that used to produce “The Hatchet” (referred to in the below post  has decided to quit producing this magazine.  The reason stated by the editor is that online magazines are diminishing in popularity and she’s decided to focus on hard copy books instead.  “The Hatchet” has never revealed its number of subscribers (which is a measure of success for any subscription publication) and I think this is the real reason for yet another failure in the varied pursuits by the editor.  As stated in the post, this is unfortunate because the content was very good.

(from 2008)

Well, first off we have to define “We” because on one end of the spectrum “We” are the hard core scholars, a relatively tiny group grounded at the epicenter of “all things Lizzie”. At the other end is a moderate percentage of the public who…

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3 Comments

Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

3 responses to “A NARROW NICHE: WHAT DRAWS US TO LIZZIE BORDEN? WHY DO WE CARE?

  1. Robert Ross

    October 20, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    The word is spelled niche.

     
    • phayemuss

      October 21, 2014 at 8:44 AM

      Mea culpa. Thanks, Robert. 🙂 I rarely do spell checks (always rushed) – probably should. 🙂

       
  2. Anonymous

    October 21, 2014 at 9:08 AM

    Maybe people just like blood and guts true stories???? Do you think she did it????? You should rite a book!!!!!

    Shelby in Toronto

     

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