Enquiring minds want to know! (That's "all the news that's fit to text" for you Grey Lady fans.)
Have mobile phone novels become a phenomenon in the English-speaking world yet, or are they still popular only among innovators in Japan, South Korea, and China? Looks like India may be the leading edge for the Anglophones of the world.
I think Hawthorne would approve. Even his sketches tended to be long, though, with complex sentences. Maybe not.