NOVELORY [no . vel . O . ry ] noun (1) A fusion of the terms "novel"and "short story" to describe a series of linked stories that may stand by themselves as individual tales and/or come together as a novel, when read in sequence. (2) A term, coined by Terry Tracy, to identify a species of literature that reflects the 21st century IT-induced mind-set of tight schedules, rapid communication, and the desire to have all things at once. (3) a gimmick.
The author, Terry Tracy, has worked as a human rights activist, journalist and diplomat. She has epilepsy and in 2007 wrote the charter for an association of disabled employees of the U.S. State Department. Currently, she resides in London with her family.