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Johnny Depp Gets Book Imprint & Free Edgar Allan Poe eBooks: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including Johnny Depp‘s new publishing imprint, Tom Hanks‘ typewriter bribe and some motivation to stop worrying about book deals and write (video embedded above).

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1. Free Samples of the 2012 National Book Award Finalists

2. Tom Hanks Accepts Depression-Era Typewriter Bribe

3. Stop Worrying About Book Deals & Write

4. Free Edgar Allan Poe eBooks for Halloween

5. What’s Inside Your Writing Survival Kit?

6. 10 Ways to Syndicate Your Online Writing

7. Mo Yan Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

8. Johnny Depp To Launch Book Imprint

9. Halloween Costumes Based on Books

10. How To Pitch This American Life

 

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