For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including how to speed read, a Henry David Thoreau video game and why old books smell (video embedded above).
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1. VIDEO: Why Do Old Books Smell?
2. 30 Scriptwriting Tips in One Post
3. Learn How to Speed Read with Handy Infographic
4. The Only 3 Pieces of Writing Advice You Will Ever Need
5. The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey
6. Henry David Thoreau Video Game Gets $40,000 NEA Grant
7. How to Star in a Classic Novel
8. INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the 19%
9. David Simon: ‘Anything that says content should be free makes it hard for all writers, everywhere’
10. Send Yourself a Rejection Letter