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Mad Men Memoir & Out-of-Print Madonna: Top Stories for October 2010

A Mad Men memoir (pictured, click to enlarge) and Madonna’s out-of-print book topped our list of publishing headlines in October.

Instead of doing our traditional year-in-review post, we’ve decided to collect the ten most popular stories on GalleyCat each month–sharing the stories that mattered most to our readers. Looking back at these headlines, we can see the hopes, fears, and distractions that obsessed the publishing industry in 2010. Follow this link to see the rest of the year unfold.

1. How to Type in Your Own Handwriting on Your Computer
2. Mad Men’s Roger Sterling to Publish Memoir
3. How to Write One Page Per Day
4. Madonna Tops 100 Most Sought After Out-of-Print Books List
5. Why You Shouldn’t Click ‘Free Public Wifi’ Network While Writing Remotely
6. Literary Halloween Costume Ideas
7. National Book Award Finalists Announced for 2010
8. Kurt Vonnegut, e.e. cummings & Shel Silverstein Are Most Popular Literary Tattoo Inspirations
9. Amazon to Introduce Lending for Kindle
10. James Patterson Is Second Novelist to Sell a Million Kindle eBooks

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