Here's JK Rowling's Original Pitch She Sent To Publishers For The First "Harry Potter" Book

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Here's JK Rowling's Original Pitch She Sent To Publishers For The First "Harry Potter" Book

Rowling also hasn't been secretive about her prior struggle to get the series published, saying she received “loads” of rejections from publishers.
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Cramer: GoPro and Fitbit's dog days could be over

Cramer has watched both stocks get clobbered by sellers since they went … GoPro had the second-best-selling drone brand in the United States.
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Female impersonator Stan Munro writes story of a colourful life

While Munro and Brougham are only halfway through writing the book, publishers are certain to rush to put Munro's story on the shelves. Munro has
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Territory Sales Manager Northern England & Scotland (Publishing/Home working)

A candidate with great communication skills and the ability to build lasting relationships to work for this international London publishing house.
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Resources

The Library Publishing Directory provides an annual snapshot of the … Facilitates collaboration among library publishers and other publishing entities,
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Editorial Assistant

Hooked, as both a tech startup and a publishing company, is at the forefront of exploring a new narrative form. You will be a key part of its mission to
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Sweden says China freed dissident publisher, but doubts emerge

STOCKHOLM: Sweden said Tuesday China had informed it of the release of dissident publisher Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen who
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Colin Kaepernick lands million-dollar book deal

Colin Kaepernick has inked a book deal worth just over $1 million with … with publishers in the New York offices of WME” to shop the planned book.
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Publishing succeeded, but Power BI needs credentia…

Hello! Systems and applications related: Power BI, Dynamics 365 FO, Connection Gateway. Issue : I have created the gateway. It shows online.
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Facebook Potentially Splitting Newsfeed Into Two, Making Publishers Pay For Any Reach

Facebook may be splitting your newsfeed into two streams: one for friends and one for publishers. This could gravely affect publications.
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Co-Op High Changes The Faces Of “Steel Magnolias”

Senior creative writing major Lauryn Darden, who plays Clairee, a wealthy lady who has her hair done at the parlor, said in her own writing and in her
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Hudson Valley: Independent bookstores and celebrating literature

Friedman, who started selling books online before transitioning to a brick and … He lists nature and travel guides and historical novels as best-sellers.
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Visiting Assistant Professor in Creative Writing

The candidate should exhibit both a record of excellence in teaching in multi-genre Creative Writing and knowledge of American Literature. A record of
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Annual Devil's Kitchen Literary Festival begins Wednesday

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Annual Devil's Kitchen Literary Festival begins Wednesday

Three authors chosen by the Grassroots staff receive awards in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction prose, Leifheit, a senior studying creative writing from
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On the record: Tampa author John Capouya draws a musical road map with his book Florida Soul

He teaches journalism and creative writing at the University of Tampa. Upon his arrival, he began hearing what he describes as an “urban legend”
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Digging Into The Mail Bag: Dear Rob…

… R.I. A two-time All-ACC Academic selection in cross country with his undergraduate degree in Creative Writing, Kelley has been providing a weekly
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The work of 213284 kids was analyzed. These are the writing and critical-thinking skills that …

And, of course a lot of writing instruction in recent years has been geared toward getting students to perform well on standardized tests that either don't
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New Constellations Tour Brings Feist, A Tribe Called Red, July Talk Across Canada This Fall

… has enlisted artists like DJ NDN, Narcy, Pimienta, IsKwé and Weaves' Jasmyn Burke as leaders to help Indigenous youth hone their creative writing,
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Everything I've written on my Freewrite for the last year

Freewrite is a single purpose first draft creative writing machine. I got one thinking it'd be a good idea to be disconnected from the internet and limited
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StoriesEtc: Kazlow shares spooky short story, 'Lucid Dreaming?'

Welcome to StoriesEtc, a place where University of Wisconsin students can share their original works of creative writing with the community, whether it
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Indian court bars The Wire from publishing stories on businessman Jay Shah

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Indian court bars The Wire from publishing stories on businessman Jay Shah

“A democracy like India should not use criminal defamation proceedings and censorship to resolve publishing disputes,” CPJ Asia Program
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John Grisham on "The Rooster Bar," student debt and why he doesn't write about romance

John Grisham is known as the master of legal thrillers. He has 30 consecutive No. 1 New York Times fiction best-sellers and has sold more than 300
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Walker acquires debut Australian YA psychological thriller

Walker Books editor Nicola Santilli told Books+Publishing she was 'immediately drawn' to the synopsis when she read it on Epstein's website, and
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Book to Film Deals, Week of October 23, 2017

Sonar Entertainment has acquired Watchdog by Will McIntosh (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, October), about twins who build a robot that is a
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Pozible campaign raises over $20000 for 'Some Girls' picture book

Thomas said she decided to self-publish because she wanted to maintain creative control. 'I didn't want anyone telling me I had to water down the
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Ad Buyers Assessing Publishers' Ad Blocking Measures Before Placing Campaigns

Vibrant Media and AOP to present new best practice guide on how to limit ad blocking on 1st November 2017, at AOP's Inside Out Digital Publishing
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Publishing Spring 2018 TA and TM Postings

Publishing Spring 2018 TA and TM Postings. The Publishing Program requires TA/TMs for courses offered in the Spring 2018 (1181) semester
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Tullula: An African Story For African Children

A new book by up-and-coming publisher Yellow Hat Publishers, called Tullula, is getting people talking for it's bold mission: to change the lack of
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How ECRs like Jessica Polka are reinventing science publishing

Early Career Researchers (ECRs) are leading the way when it comes to challenging traditional approaches to scientific research and publishing, but
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Amazon Best Seller For Women's Health offering a huge discount for their best selling product The …

For Women's Health, one of the best Amazon sellers in the health & beauty category has started a new 75% off promotion for their most efficient tool for
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26 Amazon Products That Are Game-Changers For Messy People

In fact, there are several pages dedicated to best sellers and most wished for products in the home storage and organization category, and reviewers
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Children's Authors Contribute to MPIBA's Record Turnout

As for his favorite books growing up, the Choose Your Own Adventure …. Although she's had book book fair accounts with the major publishers for the
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Fast-Growing Page Street Ventures into Children's and YA Publishing

As part of the expansion, the eclectic publisher of cookbooks and lifestyle titles has announced two new ventures: an illustrated children's book imprint
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Neil deGrasse Tyson to Appear at NJPAC This Winter

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with famed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson, the host of
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Their Love Letter to Aunt Joan (Didion)

She recognizes good style, and how to create a moment.” …. the tragedies, the best sellers “The Year of Magical Thinking” (2005) and “Blue Nights.”.
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Wilkes University presents musical comedy 'Pippin' in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

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Wilkes University presents musical comedy 'Pippin' in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

This is the story of the French Prince Pippin, son of King Charlemagne (Charles the Great), the medieval emperor who ruled much of Western Europe
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Introducing Academy Award Nominee Samuel L. Jackson's MasterClass

MasterClass provides online classes from world-renowned instructors, … Hans Zimmer (film scoring), Shonda Rhimes (writing for television), Steve
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Vets lead art, story group at Medomak Arts

In seeking the new venue for the class, Chappell, who has a MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College in Vermont, said he was inspired by the
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Column: Trio provides winning combination for students

Taught by Sgt. Murphy, this rigorous course is a dual-credit program, … In addition, they are writing papers and giving speeches on current trends and … Throughout the course, students can collect teachers' signatures for doing good
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Red Deer Reads author Amy Jones will speak about her novel

She's a graduate of the creative writing program at UBC, and her fiction has appeared in Best Canadian Stories and The Journey Prize Stories. Jones
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Do You Have a Creative Job? That's (Partially) for You to Decide

The authors sought to find out if people “who are inherently creative, who hone their creativity in art school, when they go out into the world, do they
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A book called Rails To Goderich detailing the history of two lines, including the one through …

Beaumont and fellow publisher John Mull, who used to walk abandoned rail … publishing press owner and is proud to help produce a piece of history.
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FoodChain opens new kitchen at the Bread Box

The dual-purpose space will serve both as a teaching kitchen for local youth and families and as a processing facility to extend the shelf-life,
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Artforum Publisher Knight Landesman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Knight Landesman, the international art-world personality known for his colorful suits and influential stature as the co-publisher of Artforum magazine,
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The New York Times Best Sellers – Race and Civil Rights

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The New York Times Best Sellers – Race and Civil Rights

The New York Times Best Sellers – Race and Civil Rights. Interested in Race and Civil Rights? BU Libraries hold a number of The New York Times
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Meghan Markle's Half Sis IS Writing A Memoir Titled The Diary Of Princess Pushy's Sister — But It …

On Monday, it was revealed that Meghan Markle's half sister Samantha Grant is writing a memoir about her life as the Suits actress' sibling. The tell-all
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Why we waited before publishing that story about Elie Wiesel

On Monday, an author named Jennifer Listman published an essay on the self-publishing site Medium alleging that the Nobel laureate and Holocaust
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Babalu Tapas & Tacos debuts at The Summit

With an official ribbon cutting and a dazzling display of sparklers, Babalu Tapas & Tacos celebrated its grand opening at The Summit at Fritz Farm on
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Sweet Briar announces leaders for new centers of excellence

The Creativity, Design and the Arts center will be building on the nearness of the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and will be led by Carrie Brown.
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New Fringe festival GM

Kanabe replaces former Fringe GM Manager Marilo Nuñez, who left the festival to pursue her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph.
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Dresses – Best Sellers

Check our latest styles of All Best Sellers such as Clothing at REVOLVE with free 2-3 day shipping and returns, 30 day price match guarantee.
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Penumbra's 'My America' to speak Minnesotan's truth

Entries can take on many forms of creative writing including first-person storytelling, poetry, monologues and more. Twelve finalists will be announced
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The Apple-Amazon standoff that makes it so annoying to buy ebooks on your iPhone

Frankly, it's a let-down in its most important area: actually buying books. … There is one line above that says, helpfully, “How can I read this book? … has to split its ebook sales with authors and book publishers, and the cost appears
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Wibbitz Raises $20M, Ups AI Capacities For Publishers

“Our publishing partners spend under six minutes, on average, producing original videos that drive four times the engagement of text-only content,”
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Library offers events for writers during National Novel Writing Month

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Library offers events for writers during National Novel Writing Month

Library offers events for writers during National Novel Writing Month … is described as a “fun, out-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.
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Clubs & Meetings for Oct. 24-30

HEBER: Memoirs/creative writing group meets on the last Friday of the month at 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Rim Community Library,
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Gerard Colman named as new CEO of Baptist Health

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Gerard Colman named as new CEO of Baptist Health

Following an extensive national search, Gerard “Ger” Colman has been named as the new CEO of Baptist Health. Colman will oversee all operations
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Facebook explains News Feed test as publishers freak out

It set off speculation that Facebook will soon start charging publishers and businesses to reach audiences on the world's largest social network.
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Facebook charging publishers to appear on your newsfeed would be a very, very bad idea

The only way the publishers could make it back into the safety of the standard News Feed was to pay for their articles to pop up as sponsored posts.
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Facebook tests relegating news posts to a separate feed – unless publishers pay

Facebook has been experimenting with a change to its news feed which could hold grave implications for the future of news publishers on the platform
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Library celebrates National Novel Writing Month in November

14, is “Self-publishing,” with participants learning about self-publishing resources and local authors sharing their journeys with publishing. Both the
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Creative Writing Classes!

It's a new term in Big Smoke Writing Factory, and we have a range of creative writing classes for all levels and interests! Whether you&…213674733.
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Lion Forge Acquires Comics Site The BEAT

St. Louis comics and graphic novel publisher Lion Forge has acquired The BEAT: The News Blog of Comic Culture, a pioneering blog focused on
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Facebook Trials Restricting Publishers' Exposure To Promoted Posts

The Guardian is warning that a new trial at Facebook could be catastrophic for publishers who rely on clicks through social feeds. The tech giant is
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Why keep publishing Kendall's racism?

Just as I had almost stopped reeling from the idiocy that is Tony Kendall in his Oct. 5 rant, I get smacked with another of his outrageously slanted
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Search Results: HarperCollins Publishers

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIESDear Reader,If you have not read anything about the Baudelaire orphans, then before you read even one more
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Former DH publisher Glenn Cushman dies at 89

BEND — When Hasso Hering was named editor of the Albany Democrat-Herald in 1978, his new boss, publisher Glenn Cushman had one piece of
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Lexmark names new president and CEO

Lexmark's board of directors have unanimously selected Richard Geruson as Lexmark's new president and chief executive officer. Geruson will also
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Facebook introduces “News Feed Publisher Guidelines”

In a blog post today, Adam Mosseri, head of Facebook News Feed, announced the introduction of newsfeed guidelines for publishers, with a set of
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13-City Nation(s)wide Tour NEW CONSTELLATIONS Brings Together Indigenous and Non …

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Community-Based Workshops are also hosted at six stops, including two Indigenous communities, for Indigenous youth to learn creative writing,
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Write something scary at Canons Ashby

The spooky stories creative writing workshop is for children aged between eight and 12 and an accompanying grown up.
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Creative Writing Fellowship – Win $5000, Become a Fellow

The Creative Writing Fellowship awards five $5000 Luminarts Fellowships for excellence in creative writing in the categories of prose and poetry, both
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Mad River Union Editorial: We've been publishing plagiarized content. It's our fault, and we're sorry

Stunned. Shocked. SMH. WTF. These overused terms may have lost their potency, but it is still possible to experience the sensations they describe on
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DK Makes Leadership Changes

Following the appointment earlier this year of a new senior management team for DK Publishing's North American branch, DK COO Shaun
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LEGO Dimensions ceases development

At the same time, the House of Mouse announced it would stop self-publishing video game operations to focus exclusively on third-party licensed titles
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Podcast Publishing And Hosting Platform Podomatic Helps Professionals And Small Businesses …

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As an entrepreneur, or small business owner, you understand the importance of online marketing
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Library plans activities for kids, adults in November

15 — explore the world of language and writing through five poetry classes led by creative writing instructors from Binghamton University. For ages 6
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How Mobile Payments Can Prevent Publishing from Being Yesterday's News

Across both digital and print publishers, a familiar 'story of doom' is playing out in annual reports, and it seems no one is immune. In September, The
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Academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group has announced a new publishing partnership with The International Journal of Psychoanalysis. Beginning
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UNCW professor leads master class at North Carolina Writers' Network conference

One of UNCW's own, Nina de Gramont, an associate professor of creative writing, will be leading a master class in fiction as part of the three-day event
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Universal Music Publishing Group inks admin deal with STX Entertainment

STX Entertainment has signed an exclusive agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) to globally administer both STXtv and the
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