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Your Shakespeare-Inspired Script Could Win You $25,000
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Day One Users Can Now Turn Their Digital Journals Into Books
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9 Secrets of Ghostwriters
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Update Your Picnic Menu With This Recipe Book
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An American Gods Coloring Book Is Coming Soon (Along With a Contest)
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This App Turns Text Messages Into Short Stories
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Take a big whiff of your favorite books.... READ ON
The X-Files Is Becoming an Audiobook
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Scientists Create a Wheel of Old Book Smells
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It took three people to compose “The Hokey Pokey." Roland Lawrence “Larry” LaPrise, Charles Macack, and Taft Baker wrote the tune in 1949 to entertain tired skiers at nightclubs in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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