Etsy sellers join Small Business Saturday hoping for a Black Friday-like boost

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Etsy sellers join Small Business Saturday hoping for a Black Friday-like boost

Matthew Demeo has been prepping for the holiday season since October. The Etsy seller, who crafts handmade leather goods in his shop in New Rochelle, New York, knows the months leading up to the New Year are crucial — his sales can increase by more than 100 percent, holding him over during
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Princeton University Honors Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison By Dedicating Morrison Hall

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Princeton University Honors Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison By Dedicating Morrison Hall

Morrison joined the Princeton University faculty as a literature and creative writing professor in 1989. She transferred to emeritus status in 2006. According to the Princeton, the Sula writer played a major role in expanding the university's commitments to the creative and performing arts and to African
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Local author reading at Brandon Library

“Then she'll also talk about what self-publishing a book entails because it's a lot of self-promotion and business management.” She noted events promoting local authors are important, especially in rural areas like the communities around Brandon, because it can be harder to spread the word of new
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This is why Amazon is selling the Echo Dot for $29.99

Similar Google Home Mini deals could be found at Best Buy, Williams-Sonoma and Office Depot. Echo was one of the top sellers on Thanksgiving and through Black Friday morning, according to Adobe Analytics. The battle between Google and Amazon in promoting their voice products goes beyond
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CHOMBO, CHIPANGA LOCKED UP

Former Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo and ex-Zanu-PF Youth League bosses Kudzanai Chipanga and Innocent Hamandishe were yesterday sent to remand prison, pending further court appearances for fraud, criminal abuse of office, kidnapping and publishing falsehoods. Chombo's and
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Saturday, Nov. 25

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Saturday, Nov. 25

The Quebec Writer's Federation and the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec hold a Holiday Pop-Up Book Fair at Le Café in the Monument-National. Meet authors and stock up on titles from local literary publishers. 1182 St-Laurent, 12 p.m.–6 p.m., Sunday Nov 26, 11 a.m.–5 p.m., free.
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McLEOD: Seven tips for a horrible holiday

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McLEOD: Seven tips for a horrible holiday

… they'd know you vanilla scented candles, not cranberry ones. Being miserable takes works. But if you put your mind to it, and follow these tips, you too can have a horrible holiday. Lisa McLeod is the global expert in Noble Purpose. She is the author of the bestsellers “Selling with Noble Purpose” and
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Laureate seeks family links for her To'oto'o*

Selina Tusitala Marsh, of Samoan, Tuvaluan, Scottish and French descent, is an associate professor and lectures at the University of Auckland, specialising in Māori and Pacific Literary Studies and Creative Writing. She describes poetry as “the power of articulation. “It's the power to be able to embody
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Secondary MFL Publisher

Secondary MFL Publisher in Experienced (non manager), Media with OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Apply Today.
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Books that crossed the border

Pakistani writer Faiqa Mansab had been a professional writer for a few years. When it was time for her to come out with her first novel, she wanted to approach the publishing world like a pro. She didn't want to self-publish. Neither did she want to send the book directly to publishers for their slush pile.
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How '4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss went from a struggling entrepreneur to a bestselling …

Ferriss took the momentum of that book and created a brand around being a “human guinea pig,” seeking out experts in their fields to learn some of their techniques and incorporate them into his own life before passing them on to his audience. He's now had several bestsellers, including his new book
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Chicken Xacuti is my favourite dish: Bhumi Pednekar

I did so many different odd jobs for them; I've worked with casting, creative writing, post production. Yash Raj was my film school. It was destiny that 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' came my way. I feel I showed patience and I did my duties and job without having any ulterior motives,” she adds. However, she was
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Kickstarter for Mega Man-Inspired Super Mighty Power Man Cancelled as Publishers Show Interest

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Kickstarter for Mega Man-Inspired Super Mighty Power Man Cancelled as Publishers Show Interest

No contract has been signed with a publisher yet, but Box Hedge is confident that the project will be funded and published “at some point.” “We are currently discussing with them [publishers] alternatives on how to secure the development and the release of Super Mighty Power Man,” the studio
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'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is being billed as a dark comedy. That description is almost too accurate, for this picture's tone is so pitch black that it's difficult to pigeon-hole it as a comedy at all. This is one of those Coenesque films that comes along every year or two that reminds me how
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Creative Writing Workshops

Do you wish to write a book? Are you lacking inspiration when you write? Writing a story can be.
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Llanbrynmair poet is guest at Verbatim night

Nicky did an MA in Creative Writing at university in Austin, Texas; and her poetry comics have been published by Poetry Wales, the New Welsh Review and the Nashville Review. Nicky has exhibited at the Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown and her work can be viewed currently at MOMA in Machynlleth.
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Injunction against Hyderabad's OMICS to stop 'deceptive practices'

The FTC also alleged that the defendants seldom tell authors about publishing fees, which is significantly high, and once submitted, OMICS does not allow authors to withdraw their manuscripts. This makes it nearly impossible to submit to other respected journals for publication. The FTC also alleged
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Pub Club's Fall Book Launch

With a whole major dedicated to publishing, Emerson has a passionate group of students interested in book publishing. Emerson College's Pub Club, or Undergraduate Students for Publishing, aims to emulate a real publishing house. The club gives students the opportunity to gain real experience and
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Award-Winning Author and Professor Accused of Harassment

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Award-Winning Author and Professor Accused of Harassment

Former students at the University of Virginia have accused a creative writing professor and National Book Award winner of sexual harassment. … Progress in Charlottesville reported Friday that two former graduate students filed formal complaints with the school this month against author John Casey.
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Glasgow Middle students create, publish websites

Glasgow Middle School students have been creating and publishing their own websites in the school's new computer science class, according to a press release from Glasgow Independent Schools. The students have been creating these websites based on their own interests on topics that range from
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JKAACL organises Mahila Kahani Goshthi

Jitendra appreciated the participating short-story writers and also applauded the role of academy for providing platform to all languages, literature and … and females at their own started taking this challenge using short-story, poetry and other forms of creative writing as the strong and effective medium.
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“Zokak el Madak” novel transfers to a play

Following his death, Mahfouz's works further resonated in the Egyptian literary scene, where the AUC Press has become his main English language publisher and agent of all translation rights. The agreement was signed with Mahfouz prior to his death, and there are around 600 editions in 40 languages
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Free-to-play revenues have doubled on PC since 2012

Although gamers are quick to complain that publishers are excessively monetizing additional content for games, players continue to support
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Top 100 Selling Items On Amazon As Record E-Commerce Sales Continue

Here are the 100 best selling items on Amazon today, Saturday (some have special prices for Prime members). Notably, in the Electronics category, almost all of the best-sellers are products made by Amazon. In other categories, one or two brands dominate the list. For example, Fingerlings has a third of
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Black Friday boosts battered department stores, some of which are claiming a 'record' weekend

A spokesman for Sears said best sellers over the weekend included a Craftsman toolkit, and “doorbuster-priced” Barbie dolls being sold at Kmart. The company declined to comment on overall traffic numbers. Earlier this month, Sears kicked off store-wide sales across the country in a push to attract more
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Coast author's cookbook success, 4 million copies later

“Self-publishing that first cookbook was a huge leap of faith. I asked my in-laws for a loan and printed 10,000 copies hoping I'd be able to repay the debt. “It sold out in two weeks! Fortunately, local printer John Schroder saw the potential and printed 20,000 more copies on a promise of payment when I
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Mario Badescu's Best-Selling Facial Spray Now Comes In a Calming Lavender Scent

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Mario Badescu's Best-Selling Facial Spray Now Comes In a Calming Lavender Scent

The Mario Badescu brand is a behemoth when it comes to all things skin care. The brand specializes in personalized skin care, which means that it sells multiple products for every type of skin (and skin problem) imaginable. The website even offers a skin analysis in case you're a skin care newbie and
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CTHC's book list gift ideas: simple and 'mostly local'

The last staff selection are editions of the sixth-grade creative writing books: “Saddle Up and Write” years, 2016-17, 2015-16, and 2014-15, and the “Writing in Response to Art,” 2013-14. These publications are filled with the imaginative writings of students who were in the creative writing program,
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Writers want representatives in organising Ekushey book fair

The proposals include giving importance to all the writers irrespective of party and ideology, opening an independent cell at the fair to solve the issues of writer's honorarium, not allowing the publishers, who sell books without any contract with writers, to set up stalls. They urged setting up children's
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Scam alert: Tribune' Phil Drake's $3 million 'dream come true' goes up in smoke

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Scam alert: Tribune' Phil Drake's $3 million 'dream come true' goes up in smoke

It was someone who said they were with Publishers Clearing House and I had just won $3 million and a new car. I was trying to file this … But that sounds weird, even for me, that while feeling tipsy I would decide it's time to enter the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes. I mean, who does that?
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Padmini And The Elite

… in education and publishing have changed the public discourse beyond the narratives of Gandhian nationalism of the freedom movement. This new capital has created a new language in the cities, universities and publishing houses that is incomprehensible to the working classes and the countryside.
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MARCOS, MANGLAPUS SCIONS WED IN ILOCOS

Cara has committed to a singing career, even joining the jazz band that [Manglapus] had founded, and sometimes performing with another contemporary band,” it said. Cara went to Ateneo de Manila like his grandfather, and graduated with a degree in creative writing. Mike is a lawyer, passing the bar in
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“Armed Conflict Marginalising Kashmir”, reveals a new book on Kashmir

His interests are social and political affairs reporting, filmmaking and research to influence the state and non-state actors towards the relevant policy interventions with respect to the groups of people who face marginalization of any form. The book is published by 'New Delhi Publishers' and is available
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International Journal of Innovation in Education

International Journal of Innovation in Education, from Inderscience Publishers, covers the issues needed to develop the human resources necessary to remain competitive in the international marketplace.
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Local Coffee Shops Offer Seasonal Drinks, Without the Fake Stuff

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Local Coffee Shops Offer Seasonal Drinks, Without the Fake Stuff

Now, the drink remains one of their their best sellers during the fall season that it's available. (Their top selling drink? Another flavored coffee concoction, their vanilla latte made from a syrup the staff makes with vanilla beans.) During winter, they replace it with a peppermint mocha made with Ecuadorian
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