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Free Christmas Books & Self-Published Space Opera: Top Stories of the Week

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

They include TED videos, a funny comic about eReaders and free Christmas books.

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1. Comic Remembers Good Old Fashioned eReaders

2. What Writers Need to Know About Goodreads

3. 25 Free Christmas eBooks

4. TED Presentations from Writers

5. Successful Query Letters for Literary Agents

6. Stephen King Gives Screenwriting Advice

7. Space Opera Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

8. Charles Duhigg Tops Google’s Trending Authors List for 2012

9. J.R.R. Tolkien Cookbook Featured on Kickstarter

10. Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

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