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Monday, August 15, 2005

Authors Auction Character Naming Rights on E-Bay

Several famous writers, including Stephen King, John Grisham, Amy Tan, Ayelet Waldman, Nora Roberts, and Michael Chabon, are offering eager buyers the right to name characters in their upcoming novels. The authors reserve the right to limit what each buyer receives for his/her winning bid. Proceeds will go to a non-profit called the First Amendment Project. Read more here.

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