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Oxford Comma, Twitter Mistakes & Google+ Launch: Week’s Top Publishing Stories

As we head home for the three-day holiday weekend, we’ve collected the ten most  popular publishing stories of the week–ranging from Twitter mistakes to a Reading Rainbow surprise to the Truth about Editors (video embedded above).

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1. The Oxford Comma Is Not Dead
2. Twitter Profile Mistakes Writers Should Avoid
3. What You Should Know About Google+
4. Seattle Bookseller Refuses To Stock Amazon Mystery Imprint
5. When Is the Best Time To Post on Twitter?
6. LeVar Burton Plans Reading Rainbow Flash Mob
7. Keanu Reeves Publishes $55 Poetry Book
8. The Truth About Book Editors
9. Amazon Releases ‘Best Books Of The Year So Far’ List
10. Harry Potter and the Deathly DRM

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