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How To Volunteer for Hurricane Relief & Penguin Random House: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including a possible merger between two major publishing companies, Halloween costumes based on books (like this Where the Wild Things Are costume).

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1. Free eBooks for Halloween

2. 60 NaNoWriMo Writing Tips in a Single Post

3. How To Volunteer for Hurricane Sandy Relief

4. How To Use Craigslist as an Editing Tool

5. Random House & Penguin News Spawns Random Penguin Meme

6. Brooklyn Author Held Down Her Roof During Hurricane Sandy

7. Random House & Penguin To Merge

8. Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual Aids Psychologist’s Experiment

9. What Writers & Publishers Need To Know About deviantART

10. Funny or Die Stages Postmodern Version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

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