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Stephen King on Guns & Free College Writing Courses: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week.

They include Stephen King’s 99-cent Kindle Single about gun control, free college-level writing courses and a YA superhero novel (embedded above).

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1. Nine free college level writing & literature courses online

2. YA Superhero Tale on Kickstarter

3. Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

4. Infographic Maps 4,860-Year Journey of the One Ring

5. Stephen King Explains Why He Pulled “Rage” Off the Shelf

6. Successful Query Letters for Literary Agents

7. How to Buy eBooks from an Indie Bookstore

8. What Writers Need To Know About Quora Blogs

9. Tor UK Now Accepts Direct Submissions from Writers

10. Reading Can Boost a Child’s IQ by More Than Six Points

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