Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals

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Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals

Over the holiday weekend, he bought an iPad from Best Buy through his phone and then picked it up at a store. And using his voice-activated Echo, he bought Amazon's $30 Echo Dot for his bedroom, which was $20 off. Others seem to be doing the same. The Echo Dot was the top-selling electronic item
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Niche publishing is the future: Eric Beecher

The publishing industry, like other media channels has challenges. It's not all doom and gloom as last week's Australian Magazine Awards showed,
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Analysts are on the Bearish side about Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY) this week.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 78 investors sold Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
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Time Inc. + Meredith: Can Two Old-Guard Publishing Firms Find Digital Strength in Numbers?

Just a few short months later, CEO Rich Battista and the company's board changed their tune: Time Inc. has agreed to be acquired for $1.85 billion
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Comic book artist draws on his own border life to share stories of migrants, drug lords and a …

And the University of North Texas-Dallas and Rodriguez are in development for a comic book that features Jovi, a female bilingual teacher with super powers and a back story that begins in Honduras. Others big-name comic book publishers have produced Latino and black characters. Marvel
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The Instant Pot Is Now an Entire Economy and Religion

It tops Amazon's U.S. Home & Kitchen Best Sellers list, and the company said it was one of its top-selling items on Black Friday this year. The New York Times released a lengthy guide to its use, explaining everything from its yogurt-making utility to outlining its many components. It is seemingly on every
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UK Charts: Call of Duty WWII and PS4 Sales Win Black Friday Week

You can argue about the best place to play all day long, but 2017's Black Friday sales point to the PS4 as the most played console. … Call of Duty WWII is a top-seller, a fact that surprises no one, but there were many top sellers during Black Friday week, and many of them were available for PS4 (some
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From Idea to Book; 'Author Learning Center' Launches as New Digital Destination for Aspiring Writers

Offering guidance and expertise on writing, editing, publishing and marketing, members can access and utilize advice and guides from a variety of industry experts, publicists and editors, in addition to best-selling traditional and self-published authors. “The Author Learning Center is truly like a personal
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Time Inc. sells itself to Meredith Corp.

But as Meredith has stood relatively strong, Time Inc. has stumbled. The company failed to keep pace as the industrywide transformation from print to digital rendered old methods of magazine-making obsolete and publishing companies crumbled under the pressure of declines in print advertising and
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Capitola Soquel Times: December 2017

Capitola Soquel Times December 2017 Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com A Star Returns Home by Betty Sanchez • 37th Annual
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Platform aims to boost Africa's science footprint

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Platform aims to boost Africa's science footprint

The costs of publishing will be footed by the researcher's funding partners. Scientists will also be able to see their reviewers unlike in traditional publishing where peer reviews were secret. Secret peer reviewing has often come under fire as it provided a loophole for scientists to settle scores with their
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Meredith looking to dismantle Time Inc after $2.8bn takeover

Meredith Corporation is exploring a break-up of Time Inc that would include shedding some of its best-known titles, including Time magazine and Sports Illustrated, once it acquires the 95-year-old publisher in a $2.8bn deal unveiled yesterday. People briefed about Meredith's plans said there would also
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Amazon Expands Its Influence On Video Infrastructure, Releases Publisher Workflow Tools

Several publishers, including the sports OTT service FuboTV, broadcast network Fox Sports Australia and Amazon's own Prime Video, are beta testing the solution. Other beta partners include video content and services companies M2A Media, Cinepolis, BT, Pac-12 Networks, Nine and Imagica.
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Meek School Magazine: The Quiet Legend

Balmaseda remembers Rose's in-house writing workshops for Miami Herald reporters. “He taught us to be lavish in reporting and spare in language, allowing details to illuminate our narrative. He encouraged us to read our stories aloud. Doing this, he said, would reveal those needlessly clunky
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Class Action Against Université Laval: A New Favorable Decision for Authors and Publishers

The purpose of the class action against Université Laval is to protect the rights of authors and publishers. The class action has been launched by and on behalf of authors, publishers and their representatives, including Copibec. The decision to go ahead with the action was made by our Board of
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AmaBookabooka: 'As By Fire' generates heat (A Podcast)

Meanwhile, in this episode's Self-Publishing Corner, MYeBook founder Dave Henderson gives the lowdown on eBook technology and the advantages
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December graduates planning next steps

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December graduates planning next steps

“You can teach an old dog new tricks,” said Thomas Bauschke, a veteran, grandfather and dual major in creative writing and economics. After graduation, he plans to look into a job involving writing and business, and to write a book on his experiences, but his path to this point has been remarkable.
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Mobile shopping for Cyber Monday deals expected to surpass computers for first time

The Echo Dot was the top-selling electronic item on Amazon, followed by the Fire TV. Board games, Fingerlings and Legos were best-sellers in Amazon's toy section. Over at eBay, one $745 Apple MacBook Air was sold every five seconds, the company said. And J.C. Penney said its top-selling items on
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Here's how to make sure you're getting the best deals on Cyber Monday

Some positive testimonials are syndicated across multiple sites, others are sponsored by the seller to appear more prominently, and more are solicited through discount or rebate incentives. Retailers are usually required to disclose these types of practices, but the labels can be easy to miss. Sites like
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CEO of Edelman and Manhattan teen honored at the Junior Achievement of New York Leadership …

Usman aspires to become a financial consultant one day, and he has a deep interest in every aspect of business, as well as creative endeavors such as creative writing. At the gala, Usman stated, “JA has made it clear through a well-rounded curriculum that it is vital to educate the youth of America today
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Swatches Of KKW Beauty's Lip Glosses & Shimmers Are Too Glittery To Believe

If you thought the shimmery trend was leaving any time soon, think again. It all started with ultra-shiny cheek highlight in 2016, but Kim Kardashian is now taking it above and beyond. After starting a beauty line and then surprising her fans with a separate fragrance brand, Kim Kardashian is announcing a
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Remembering Dorchester

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Remembering Dorchester

The entire week has been designated as Fiftieth Anniversary week, and historical sketches and special stories will be published in the Cambridge
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Birds of a feather publish a book together

She said she is especially happy about the success of the book because of how hard it is to get into the publishing world, which is why they chose to self-publish. For Rose, working on the book has impacted her relationship with Rowell and by the end of it, she was more than just the editor. Working with
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US Court Issues Injunction Against Open-Access Publisher OMICS

The Federal Trade Commission won an initial ruling against the India-based publisher for allegedly misleading researchers and for misrepresenting
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Resources are slim for homeless kids. That's where Bright Beginnings comes in.

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Resources are slim for homeless kids. That's where Bright Beginnings comes in.

Not every single child who's ever lived, of course, but nearly every type: … résumé-writing workshops, financial literacy classes — to help them move
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Redskins by the (Jersey) Numbers: #45 – Mike Sellers

It's the contributions that don't show up in the box score that made Sellers special. He was an excellent blocker, helping to open holes for three different 1,000-yard rushers—Stephen Davis, Clinton Portis, and Ladell Betts. On top of his fullback / H-back duties, Sellers was also a good special-teams
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How Many Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 78 investors sold Bloomsbury Publishing Plc shares
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The FutureBook Awards: a brief history of innovation

The history of the award for best start-up – which lives on in the BookTech Company of the Year pitch-off – reinforces this. The inaugural shortlist comprised five promising innovators. The winner, crowd-funding publishing platform Unbound, has gone from strength to strength, winning a second award
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Gift ideas for the hard-to-buy-for teen on your Christmas List

CC Beanie: These beanies are best sellers for any age, but they are great for teens. They come in a variety of colors. Scarf: A basic knit scarf is a gift you can't go wrong with. It can be added to any outfit in the winter months. Handmade mug with a message: These mugs have the best messages on them
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Birdhouse Publishing

Birdhouse Publishing. by Type08 (Alen Pavlovic) on Nov 27, 2017. Birdhouse Publishing. 1 Response. Nikita Prokhorov. Clever!!! 🙂 about 1 hour ago. Icon shotstat like Like? 37 likes; Icon shotstat share Share 195 views. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Share
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Google Warns Publishers Not To Use Event Markup To Promote Products

Google sent a warning to publishers on Monday not to use Event markup that misleads or confuses searchers. The company has seen several publishers that focus on coupons and vouchers use the “Event” markup to describe something that is not an event, such as a product. The warning also went out
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Cheshire's best writing for children celebrated with the creative team behind Biff, Chip and Kipper

THE award-winning author and illustrator team responsible for bringing the treasured characters Biff, Chip and Kipper to life has revealed the winner of this year's Cheshire Prize for Literature. Rod Hunt and Alex Brychta were the special guests at this year's High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature
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LEVEL UP! Why Gameflip Could be the Gaming ICO To Rule Them All

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LEVEL UP! Why Gameflip Could be the Gaming ICO To Rule Them All

“As a former publisher, and the CEO of one of the world's biggest digital goods marketplaces, I've seen firsthand how many of the transactions on
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Meredith Acquires Time, Inc And Gains Scale: 135M Combined Readers

Meredith Corp. has acquired Time Inc. — the publisher of Time, People, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Entertainment Weekly magazines — for $18.50
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Books by Bancks

After retiring from farming and rediscovering his love of writing, Bancks finished his first novel. “I started on the traditional route of book publishing. After several rejections, I attended a writing conference. One of the speakers encouraged me to try self-publishing. This a hobby for me and not an occupation
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Motion Picture and Science Fiction History Celebrated in "The Forrest J Ackerman Scrapbook"

Motion Picture and Science Fiction History Celebrated in “The Forrest J Ackerman Scrapbook”. Industry: Book Publishing. The new book “The Forrest J Ackerman Scrapbook” pictorially documents Forry Ackerman's remarkable collection of Sci Fi, Fantasy, and movie memorabilia treasures. Los Angeles
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It's been a crucial week for Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON:BMY); here's what analysts have to say.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 78 investors sold Bloomsbury Publishing Plc shares while 520 reduced holdings. 120 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 2.26% less from 1.12 billion shares in
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Instant Pot is already sold out at multiple stores, but fear not, there are still options

It's listed as out of stock on retailers like Wal-Mart and doesn't even show up in searches on websites like Kohl's (even though the retailer said it was one of its top-sellers on Black Friday.) Instant Pot's own website is sold out of some variations. Fear not, online shoppers, the internet is not totally void of
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Press Fest ATX Showcases The Power of Zines

Camille Simonelema believes a zine can be really anything, as long as it's self-published. Camille is a co-founder of Free Rent ATX, the local Austin art collective behind Press Fest Austin at The Vortex on November 11th. The event was an exhibition for independent publishers, zine makers, comics and
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Sandhills Publishing To Host December Forum In Phoenix, Arizona

LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sandhills Publishing will host the final event of its 2017 dealer forum series on December 5th in Phoenix, Arizona. The forum will host dealers, auctioneers, rental and leasing companies, and other sellers in the agriculture, construction, commercial
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Grow with the Independent Publishing Resource Center

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Grow with the Independent Publishing Resource Center

Independent Publishing Resource Center is raising funds for Grow with the Independent Publishing Resource Center on Kickstarter! The IPRC is growing into its new home and its 20th year! We're upgrading the zine library, and adding new equipment and programming.
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Two MC faculty members win awards for creative writing

Christina Seymour and Kim Trevathan, faculty members in Maryville College's Division of Languages and Literature, recently have won awards for creative writing. “These prizes show that publishers recognize the good work that Christina and Kim do,” said Will Phillips, chair of the Division of Languages
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The Los Angeles Music and Art School to Mount First Ever Playmaking Show at USC's Scene Dock …

Each student will be paired with an adult dramaturge who will serve as the student's mentor, helping to guide them through their creative writing process. Once the plays are written, professional actors are assigned to each play, and rehearse with an adult director and an adult composer. At the end of the
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A day of resilience and thanks

“Classes cycle through Photography, Creative Writing, Painting and Printmaking each weekend,” Abella added, one of several instructors of both Resilience Painting and Printmaking, as well as a participant in Resilience classes when not teaching. “I am so grateful for this opportunity, not only to teach,
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Make Yourself a Star! Turn Yourself Into a Guest Author.

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Make Yourself a Star! Turn Yourself Into a Guest Author.

Local publications tend to be more open than national ones, so consider publishers in your own city. Niche. Is this a general publisher, or one specific to your field of expertise? The more relevant you are to a particular publishing company, the more accepting it will be to your content. You can also
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Brick-And-Mortar No Slouch On Black Friday

Instead, the chain offered “fabulous buys on top-tier product,” which helped make 4K TV “the star of the show.” Top sellers included Sony OLED and Z series sets, LG OLED displays and Samsung QLED TVs, while smart watches sold out and wireless speakers performed phenomenally, he noted.
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Best TCL TV Cyber Monday Deals 2017

The 2017 TCL TV line-up is very well reviewed and many TCL TVs are top-sellers. Shoppers will hope to see a TCL 4K UHD Smart TV as Cyber Monday 2017 deal. We will see if that happens. A Cyber Monday deal on TCL's best TV would be great, but its sold out right now. I'm talking about the 55-Inch
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Meredith Bets $2.8 Billion That Time Merger Can Pressure Facebook, Google

Most significantly, Meredith shares also were rising Monday, as investors appeared to rally around the notion that the two publishing companies have a brighter future together than they did apart. Shares surged 9.6% to $66.85 as CEO Steve Lacy said during an investor conference call on Monday that
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Are Dual-Enrollment Programs a Waste of Time and Money?

Warta also had to endure some slanted courses. “Some classes,” he writes, “were highly politicized, especially my first English class, 'Writing and Inquiry.' Much of the time in that class was devoted to discussing current political issues. Very little time was spent on writing; instead, the majority of the time
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Most UK national newspapers offer low-cost route to settle libel claims in bid to stop statutory press …

Press regulator IPSO has a launched a new low-cost libel disputes arbitration scheme in a move which publishers hope will finally kill off threatened statutory press regulation. The move comes as the Government continues to mull over whether to force news publishers into a Royal Charter-backed
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Komixx mines more YA fare from Wattpad

London-based independent film and TV producer Komixx Entertainment has picked up worldwide screen rights to YA novel My Life with the Walter Boys by Ali Novak. The story was first published on online self-publishing platform Wattpad, where it has attracted more than 66 million reads worldwide.
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Neurologic-Psychiatric Syndromes in Focus – Part I

Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience, Vol. 41. Editor(s): Bogousslavsky J. (Montreux) Neurologic-Psychiatric Syndromes in Focus – Part I From Neurology to Psychiatry ISBN: 978-3-318-05858-1 e-ISBN: 978-3-318-05859-8. DOI:10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05859-8 Read More VI + 128 p., 16 fig., 5 in
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Starkville author pens psychological thriller

While the book took decades to publish, Thorne said the ease of use with technology made self-publishing easier than ever. “I had this on my computer for the last 30 years, and it's gotten so easy now to self-publish things,” he said. “It didn't cost that much, so that's where we are today. My desire to write
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Newsletter promotes community with soup

Ames Hawkins, Associate Provost of Faculty Research and Development and Associate Professor in the English and Creative Writing Department, has taken an unconventional approach to business communication by incorporating short stories and recipes in her office's newsletter. The monthly “Letter
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Amazon Web Services releases five new Elemental cloud tools for video publishers

The five tools announced Monday, just as the cloud industry descends upon Las Vegas for re:Invent 2017, allow publishers to deliver live video and video-on-demand to mobile devices without having to invest in the equipment required to accomplish that goal on their own, AWS said in a press release.
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Black Friday's (And Cyber Monday's) Biggest Winners And Losers

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Black Friday's (And Cyber Monday's) Biggest Winners And Losers

Black Friday spending shot up nearly 17% to $5.03 billion, according to Adobe Analytics data, and the firm expects Cyber Monday to log record online sales of $6.6 billion, which would mark a 16.5% gain from the prior year. So which stores are racking up major sales, and which ones are desperate for
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40% of Black Friday Top 5 Sellers Are Amazon Products; 60% Are Smart Home Gadgets

1.5 million people use it, and since Wikibuy sees what they're purchasing, it can estimate top products, leading stores, and more. According to those 1.5 million people, the top electronics gadgets were Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones and a 60-inch Sony 4K TV: KD60X690E. The best deals on
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'I was losing my mind': Rupi Kaur on the pressures of following up a successful debut book

… Rupi Kaur self-published a book of poetry called Milk and Honey. Its indie roots would quickly be upended, though, when its success led to a publishing company picking up the book. Now, the book has sold over one million copies, making it a number one book on the New York Times bestsellers list.
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Contains example helper methods for publishing system API

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Contains example helper methods for publishing system API

using System;. using System.Collections.Generic;. using Telerik.Sitefinity.Localization;. using Telerik.Sitefinity.Publishing;. using Telerik.Sitefinity.Publishing.Model;. using Telerik.Sitefinity.Publishing.Pipes;. using Telerik.Sitefinity.Publishing.Translators;. namespace SitefinityWebApp. {. ///

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Llewellyn King's Notebook: The New Publishing Giants; Failing Upwards; Gastronomic Capital of …

When A.J. Liebling said that freedom of the press meant freedom for those who owned the presses, he spoke in a time when there were nearly 2,000 daily newspapers in the United States. Today there are fewer, and they depend on more than presses to stay in business. They depend on the indulgence
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Francis Ursida's new book “Kiddy Tales: Short Stories” is an enchanting collection of tales filled …

Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create – not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time-consuming issues,
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Local Independent Online Publishers oppose repeal of "Net Neutrality"

Repealing Net Neutrality would allow giant chain media to work in concert with internet conglomerates to limit access to independent, alternative, and local news sites, according to LION Publishers. The FCC is expected to vote on repealing Net Neutrality on December 14. “Giving a clear go-ahead for a
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Opinion: What's Legacy Got To Do With It?

He received his BFA in Creative Writing from Chapman University and graduate degree in Special Education from University of Hawai'i. He is an occasional columnist for Honolulu Civil Beat, and his work has also appeared in The Classical. You can find his writing at ericstinton.com. He currently lives in
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Audio.ad Introduces DSP; LATAM Advertisers Willing to Pay More for Brand Safety

In this week's LATAM Roundup: Audio.ad launches its DSP in Latin America and in the hispanic market in the United States, including deals with more than 500 publishers worldwide; More than half of Latin American advertisers are willing to pay up to 50% on top of their current digital budgets for more
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Information Publishing acquires financial data provider CapitalTrack

“We are pleased to welcome the CapitalTrack clients, suppliers and team into the Information Publishing PLC family, and to be adding their first-class database – covering Floating Rate, Asset Backed and Structured Securities markets – to our expanding range of financial reference data products. This is
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Dr. Carol Reid, English instructor extraordinaire

In Belize, she served as The Director of the Women's Department, where she “had the responsibility of ensuring that the programs related to women were managed effectively and that the policies regarding women were being implemented on a national level.” When not teaching, Reid is a creative writer
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Book fest to celebrate literature, films, music

Reading a good book is like taking a journey into the unknown. So be ready to celebrate a festival of books – Pustak Parban 2017– organised by the Bangur Boi O Utsav Committee, supported by the Publishers and Booksellers Guild – between November 30 and December 10 this year. “Bengali
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Metro Winnipeg stops publishing after Postmedia, Torstar swap

Metro Winnipeg is closing its doors after two Canadian media giants swapped ownership of more than 40 community newspapers, including the Manitoba paper. Metro Winnipeg staff have confirmed the Winnipeg office is closing at noon on Monday and it will not be publishing any more papers.
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'Call of Duty: WWII' Dominates Black Friday and Cyber Monday Video Game Sales

It turns out that Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is in the running to be the hands-down winner for its release of “Call of Duty: WWII” game. This appears to have been the best-seller for holiday sales of video games so far in 2017. There has been a heavy level of promotional activities for the game,
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Llandinam author's new book off to a roaring start

Julia will be signing copies of 'Henry and the Dinosaurs' at the Great Oak Bookshop in Llanidloes on Saturday, December 2, at 11.30am. If you can't make it, copies of the book are available from Julia's Facebook page, 'Julia R Francis', or from Austin Macauley Publishers, priced £7.99 in paperback or
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Palestine Book Awards 2017 celebrates another year of literary excellence

Nominations start in January with submissions from national and international publishers. Nine books were shortlisted from dozens of entries into three categories – academic, memoir and creative -after painstaking efforts by a panel of expert judges. This year the judges also decided to include a lifetime
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'If you're worried about the accuracy of your marking, you're probably right to be'

But if the mark scheme tells you that the best types of answer for a piece of creative writing will use “original and varied vocabulary”, the judgements you have to make are more difficult. And because marking is hard, we use mental shortcuts to make it easier. Instead of only looking at the actual quality of
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Lecturer in Creative Writing/Creative and Professional Writing

The post-holder will teach, tutor and assess the work of Creative Writing students at both Undergraduate and Masters' level. The post holder will play an active role as a team member for the Creative Writing programmes at Winchester in terms of module leadership, curriculum development, learning and
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Creative writing Mankato state university

The creative writing staff at Minnesota State Mankato is composed entirely of published Completion of admission application to Minnesota State University, Mankato ;Mankato state university creative writing program. Note: The 2015-16 Academic Maps are in effect for students to follow unless a program
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