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Stephen King Story Free For Influential Klout Users

Scribner will publish an eBook-only edition of Stephen King’s new short story “Mile 81.” The $2.99 eBook short story also features a free excerpt from Stephen King’s next novel 11/22/63, which is slated for release in November.

To promote the release, the publisher will team up with the social media measurement site Klout. Scribner will give away free downloads of the story to influencers in Klout’s Perks program. In exchange, Klout will encourage these folks to Tweet about the eBook.

Klout scores Twitter users on their influence by looking at their Twitter activity, their amplification and their network. King is not on Twitter, but Scribner Books has an account. They have a Klout score of 50, making them a “Thought Leader,” according to the site.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.