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Man Booker Longlist Samples & Hunger Games Flowchart: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including self-published bestsellers, Jack Daniel’s cease-and-desist and The Hunger Games flowchart (embedded above)

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1. Hunger Games Flowchart
2. Self-Published Bestseller List
2. The Dark Knight Rises Spoilers Released
3. SoundCloud Advice for Writers
4. Encyclopedia Brown Author Donald J. Sobol Has Died
5. The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey
6. Jack Daniel’s Sends Author ‘Most Polite Cease & Desist Ever Written’
7. Free Samples of the 2012 Man Booker Longlist
8. How a Charles Dickens Novel Inspired The Dark Knight Rises
9. The Writer Magazine to Go on Hiatus After 125 Years
10. Cracked Looking for Writers

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SoundCloud Advice for Writers

SoundCloud has built a sprawling network of streaming podcasts, audiobooks and music online–an easy way for writers to share audio content on websites, Facebook, Twitter or any other social networking site.

On today’s edition of the Morning Media Menu, we interviewed SoundCloud audio content manager Evan Tenenbaum and collected advice for writers looking to use the audio platform. If you want to explore the network, check out the Books section or the Audiobooks section over at SoundCloud.

We’ve embedded the complete interview below, but here’s an excerpt: “We’ve seen a lot of publishing companies embed the audio on their site. When you are embedding audio on your own site and folks are going there specifically to find that content, I’d recommend longer pieces–maybe a chapter or even a chapter and a half, leaving it at a cliff-hanger.”

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