Many of the books that we today consider classics of literature were originally published in serial format in popular periodicals. For example, Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers was a 19 part serial before it was published in whole as a novel.
I recently stumbled across and have been greatly enjoying Andy Updegrove’s The Alexandria Project. While I am no judge of literature, I have found myself rather impatient for the next installment! Check it out here. Read the author’s preface here.