Wyoming book publisher sheds light on work outside literature's beaten path

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Wyoming book publisher sheds light on work outside literature's beaten path

Susan Scarlata runs Lost Roads Press out of Jackson. She aims to help promote writers who live far from publishing hubs on the coasts, especially
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Country Club Plaza retailer will shut down in early 2018

… want to have a bang-out closing so we are bringing in new merchandise and best sellers — including Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty and Popsockets.
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BuzzFeed Lays Off 100 As It Reorgs Business For Programmatic, Commerce

Despite building a nine-figure revenue business solely on native, BuzzFeed is just the latest publisher being forced to diversify in a media landscape
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Marvel Comics editor's use of Japanese pen name has familiar ring for some

… name of a Japanese comic book writer who worked for comic book publishers including Dreamwave, Dark Horse, and Marvel Comics 13 years ago.
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Inside the TSA: West suburban man talks highlights, lowlights and contraband animals of his career

Only best sellers are sold there, and he can't set up a table and do a signing in the airport either. But he is right here, right now and can be reached at
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Review: Wieners take all at The Dogfather

And it's no surprise the Bella Blue ($10) is among The Godfather's best sellers. With a bacon-wrapped wiener under a red wine and onion reduction
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Walker: Art, morality and the whiff of hypocrisy

Bruce Edward Walker (walker.editorial@gmail.com) is a Morning Sun columnist and contributor to The Federalist, creative-writing instructor, freelance
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10-Minute Writer's Workshop: Welcome to Nightvale's Jeffrey Cranor & Joseph Fink

Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink, co-creators of the phenomenally popular Welcome to Nightvale podcast, the “Nightvale Presents” series of podcasts,
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Open Publishing and Institutional Repository Project Coordinator

The Department of Research in the Syracuse University Libraries at Syracuse University is seeking to hire an Open Publishing/Institutional Repository
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Hospice Support Fund donation refunds available

Florence County residents may have recently received a document in the mail from The Hospice Support Fund of Merrifield, Virginia. This organization
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La-Z-Boy Reports Fiscal 2018 Second-Quarter Results

This, combined with a 95% in-stock position on our best sellers and quick shipping, has enabled us to expand our floor space with many key retailers.
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Four books by Massey authors on Ockham longlist

They are historians Professor Michael Belgrave and Dr Adam Claasen, and Master of Creative Writing graduates, poet Sue Wootton and novelist
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My Turn: Nancy Thomas: Connecting with books in RI

Publishers assist less and less in promoting books, and the book tour is now two or three bookstore events, and maybe a news release. Promotion
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Backcountry Press publishes latest books

Michael Kauffmann and Allison Poklemba hold the books of Backcountry Press, their local publishing company. Backcountry Press — Contributed.
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Hobby turns into passion for DJ

Pope expresses his creativity by searching out and playing new music and … A senior at CU Denver, Steven Vigil-Roach enjoys creative writing and
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Ian Williams

Mobipocket (1). by Publisher. Just World Books (1). Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd (1). by Catalog. IPG Academic and Professional Publishing (1).
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No charges filed in traffic stop shooting

Forest County District Attorney Charles Simono has cleared Crandon Police Officer Ryan Wilson of criminal charges in the death of 30-year-old Dexter
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MAD Network Announces its Advisory Board and Strategic Partnership With MediaLink

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MAD Network Announces its Advisory Board and Strategic Partnership With MediaLink

They include; Bo Shen, Founder of Fenbushi Capital, David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media, publisher of Bitcoin Magazine, Barry Cupples, Global CEO
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Couldn't even stay on the Switch's "Best Sellers"

Couldn't even stay on the Switch's “Best Sellers” page for more than a week The less money they mak… – “/v/ – Video Games” is 4chan's imageboard
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There's still time to enter Tioga Publishing coloring contest

There's still time to enter Tioga Publishing's Christmas coloring contest. The image to be colored is found inside each week's paper. All entries must
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Publisher's Clearing House comes to Jackson

The Publisher's Clearing House Prize Patrol made their way to Buckeye Church Road Monday afternoon to surprise a local resident with her prizes.
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Liberty Mutual to increase space, employees in Carmel

Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard found much to like about Liberty Mutual Insurance's recent expansion announcement. The global insurer revealed its
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Beware of Publisher's Clearing House scam

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has already been notified of a scam where people are being told they have won money from Publisher's Clearing
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Forest County seeks public input on possible courthouse expansion

The Forest County Board continues discussions with the Samuels Group, a commercial contracting firm selected by the county to facilitate the possible
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Buck harvest up in Florence County

Another Wisconsin nine-day gun deer season is in the books, and preliminary registration numbers show a slight increase in statewide buck harvest
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Crandon Community Tree Lighting this Friday

Many community members attended the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at Forest County Courthouse Square last year. This year the lighting
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Rights Available! A NYT Best-Selling Author's Hollywood Drama

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Rights Available! A NYT Best-Selling Author's Hollywood Drama

Allison Winn Scotch's 'Between Me and You' and Alexa Donne's 'Brightly Burning' are both ripe for optioning. Between Me and You (Lake Union, Jan. 9, 2018) by Allison Winn Scotch. Agency: CAA. The author of multiple New York Times best-sellers marries her usual female-centric drama to a big
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People In Business: Professor Paul B. Thornton of STCC

American Book Fest an online publication, provides coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community.
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Who gets to decide what 'assimilation' means?

They talk with anthropologist Lucy Carrillo and novelist and creative writing professor Alex Espinoza about Mexican-ness and American-ness in southern California. Also, Nina hears about the very different history of assimilation in France from scholars Thomas Lacroix and Roxane Silberman. And I rant
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Student Publication prepares for printing

15 or 20 years ago, if you had talked to a creative writing professor here at Washburn, he or she might refer a little condescendingly to genre fiction. I know it's taught on the education side of the English department; [secondary English education majors] are going to be high school teachers, so they will
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Digital Product Project Manager

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Digital Product Project Manager

The Digital Product Project Manager is the person who works to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of high-quality digital learning solutions and resources for the higher education market. The Project Manager is responsible for keeping a project moving in a forward direction. This position brings
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Creative outlet fuels woman's passion for art, cookies, writing

He chose the former, and the two of them crossed the country to California and got into publishing where Suhre-Garza quickly rose through the ranks in … Her first book, “Lily White's Party,” is a self-published children's book she wrote and illustrated about the visions she had as a child and what happens
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A Look Back on Last Year's New York Times Best Books

A Look Back on Last Year's New York Times Best Books … ABA Book Buyer's Handbook to review publisher and university press offers for Indies First,
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GTA 5 Publisher Says Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling, Games Will be “100% Digital” Soon

President of GTA 5 publisher Take-Two Interactive Karl Slatoff has recently given his thoughts on the current state of the video game industry, specifically the seemingly endless loot box conversation and the future of video games as a whole. Slatoff says that Take-Two Interactive “does not view” loot
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Book publishers in LatAm by type 2016

This statistic shows a distribution of book publishers in Latin America in the first quarter of 2016, by type. University presses made five percent of all
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Publishing Workflows for Jekyll Editors

Publishing Workflows for Jekyll Editors. A stunning photo of Mike Neumegen Mike Neumegen • Tips. Our main goal at CloudCannon is to make collaboration between developers and non-technical editors seamless. To an extent we've achieved this with editing a Jekyll site; editors can update HTML,
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In search of happiness

… of our ego, the greater our chance at happiness. This, of course, takes time, but what better goal could we direct our lives to but happiness? The writer is former editor-in-chief of Life Positive magazine and founder, facilitator of the Zen of Good Writing Course. Contact her at sumavarughese@gmail.com
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NCTC creative writing contest accepting entries

An annual event that showcases the talents of area writers and poets is accepting entries. North Central Texas College is again hosting the NCTC Creative Writing Contest. The contest offers aspiring amateur writers of all ages in Texas and Oklahoma the chance to have their work critiqued by
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Honor our history

One such book is A History of the Philippines: From Indios Bravos to the Filipinos by Luis H. Francia published by The Overlook Press, Peter Meyer
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Friendship Central School District gets $1.2 million in after-school funding

Proposed programming includes creative writing, math and science activities, as well as a 4-H club and LEGO club. Some of programming for middle and high school students will expand from pre-existing clubs that were informally operated without a budget by volunteering teachers. “That's the biggest
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Mindshare Tests Blockchain Tech With Zilliqa, Develops Token Payment System For Publishers

WPP Group's agency, Mindshare, on Wednesday announced a partnership with Zilliqa, a blockchain technology platform developed by researchers at the National University of Singapore. The exclusive partnership means Mindshare and Zilliqa will test whether the blockchain protocol can be used to
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Bloomsbury Publishing (BMY) Sets New 12-Month High at $186.00

Bloomsbury Publishing logo Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) shares reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 186 ($2.49) and last traded at GBX 183.50 ($2.46), with a volume of 8260 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX
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Authors Asked, Goodreads Listened: Kindle eBook Giveaways Are Here

And for the first time, Kindle Direct Publishing authors can run giveaways for Kindle ebooks—a feature previously only available to traditional
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Indie devs explore the benefits of working with a publisher

PC Gamer sat down with a number of indie devs and some indie publishers to gather stories and tips on forging publishing partnerships. The comments shared focus mostly on the positive effects of working with indie publishers from the perspective of developers like Cardboard Computer, the creator of
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What marketers need to know about Snapchat's redesign

“It's really going to test publishers and brands to deliver that content experience, when users have the choice to stay within the Friends tab,” said Mary Beth Keetly, CMO of PMX Agency. The same thing can be said for brands that partner with Snapchat influencers (Creators), since their content is no
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Publishing to the web

Hi I'm trying to publish a report to the web, but it just keeps hanging after I click 'Create an embed code'.
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Some West Georgia retailers see mixed results on Black Friday weekend

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Some West Georgia retailers see mixed results on Black Friday weekend

Local retailers selling sporting goods, books and jewelry saw everything from mediocre to good customer traffic and sales compared to 2016 on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday — the two shopping days that traditionally open the Christmas shopping season. Gable Sporting Goods on Fairburn
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Second level questions

Hal Becker is a nationally known speaker on sales and customer service. He is the author of numerous business books including two national best sellers “Can I Have 5 Minutes Of Your Time?” and “Lip Service.” Hal's newest book on sales is titled “Ultimate Sales Book” He can be reached at Halbecker.
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Nominations Sought for 2018 PW Bookstore, Sales Rep of the Year Awards

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Nominations Sought for 2018 PW Bookstore, Sales Rep of the Year Awards

Publishers Weekly has opened the call for nominations for the 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year and PW Sales Rep of the Year awards. The finalists will
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4 BYU alumni who became bestselling authors

Sanderson teaches a creative writing course each winter semester at BYU that focuses on fantasy and science fiction and offers a by-application-only novel workshop class during winter semester as well. Videos of his BYU lectures on writing are available on YouTube. Read more about Sanderson and
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Stonewood Tavern opens in Sparta

The family friendly environment “has a little bit of everything with Greek influences,” Matthews said. “We offer seafood, steak –something for everyone. In this location, we decided to add a sushi bar.” Best sellers include: Grilled Octopus, Lamb Osso Bucco, Skirt Steak, Salmon Spanakorizo and Branzino
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Here's the Top-Selling Christmas Candy in Each State

Meanwhile, Reese's Pieces were top only in Maryland. And in possibly the saddest result of them all, chocolate Santas were only the best seller in North Dakota. So much for the classics! If you want to dig a bit deeper into CandyStore.com's data, they list the top three best sellers in all 50 states in a
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Manitoba's publishing and printing tax credits threatened by consultant report

The Book Publishing Tax Credit was established in 2008 to assist the province's publishers with labour costs such as author advances and editorial
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Reggie Reads: November 2017

To address this concern he authored his first book, Write Well Right Now, which is a self-published aid for the professional and for future teachers. “It's a simple book for anyone who wishes to improve his/her grammar, punctuation, and written communication skills,” explains Koenecke. “It's not written for
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The Quarto Group and Clever Publishing sign distribution agreement for North American market

Next year for the first time ever, Clever Publishing – a Russian publisher of creative books for children – will bring its books and family games to the North American market thanks to a distribution partnership with global illustrated publisher The Quarto Group and its Quarto Distribution Services business.
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Indie bestsellers for the week Nov. 26

Indie bestsellers for the week Nov. 26 … The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION. 1. Artemis: Andy Weir
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Snapchat redesigns to separate social and publisher content but ads are not affected

Snapchat has reorganised its app to put snaps and stories from friends to the left of its camera landing page and publishers, creators and communities
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Professor Frank Bidart announced as winner of National Book Award for Poetry poetry

So he straddles both the critical side with courses on literature and the creative side with courses in creative writing, and it's hard to think of people in
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LSC Communications Acquires Third-Party Logistics Provider The Clark Group

… provide a full-service offering for magazine clients with newsstand distribution as well as reverse logistics solutions for our book publisher clients.”.
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Give the Gift of Cocktailing, with a Naples Flair

The people behind cult favorite Fever-Tree, known for its tonics, set out to gather what they felt were unique recipes from bartenders across the world that best complemented not only their top sellers but anything from lemonade to cola to ginger beer and more. After putting out feelers with restaurant
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Brill appoints Jasmin Lange as Chief Publishing Officer – 29 Nov 2017

International scholarly publisher Koninklijke Brill NV has announced the appointment of Jasmin Lange as Chief Publishing Officer and member of the
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Centennial College launches accessibility training course for taxi, Uber and Lyft drivers

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Centennial College launches accessibility training course for taxi, Uber and Lyft drivers

The two-day course, taught at the college's Ashtonbee Campus in … their knowledge of the subject matter by writing an exam at the end of the course.
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Greece's star author Lena Manta gives us a little peak into her heart and soul

Amazingly, in 2001 I saw my first copy on the shelves of bookstores and in 2004 I signed a contract with my current publishing company, Psichogios
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Sierra Leone News: Judiciary delays publishing records of court cases

law Court The Office of the Master and Registrar at the Sierra Leone Judiciary has delayed in publishing quarterly record of all cases that go through
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37 Interactive Entertainment Named 2017 Best A-shares Public Company in the Media Industry

2017 is a year in which 37 Interactive Entertainment has achieved significant breakthroughs in its development and publishing of mobile games, and
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Author and Blogger Luvvie Ajayi weighs in on the day's headlines

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Author and Blogger Luvvie Ajayi weighs in on the day's headlines

Following her Keynote address at TedWomen (to be posted at ted.com/talks in December) Luvvie Ajayi, author of “I'm Judging You” shares her
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This free newsletter lets you know when the books you want to read are on sale

They work with all major book publishers and thousands of indie authors. So if you select your favorites, you'll be the first to know when they run a deal or release a new book. Screen Shot 2017 11 29 at 11.13.04 AM BookBub; Verify your account. Double check your email address and create a password
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How To Publish A Book On Amazon | Amazon Book Publishing

How to self publish on Amazon and still sell books through other retailers, … Easily deliver your printed book and eBook to readers on Amazon and
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Woman-Owned Publisher Riverdale Avenue Books Just Released A Free Book of #MeToo Essays

When it comes to hashtags with staying power, it looks like #MeToo is the current front runner. Millions of people have used the hashtag to post their stories of sexual harassment and assault over the past couple of months, inspired in part by actress Rose McGowan's coming forward to share her story of
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Cyber Monday Was Amazon's Best Sales Day Ever

“Customers purchased millions of Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices this weekend, and Alexa devices were the top sellers across all of Amazon,” said
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Friendship schools get $1.2 million in after-school funding

Proposed programming includes creative writing, math and science activities, as well as a 4-H club and LEGO club. Some of programming for middle
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Detroiter Writes First Book, Tackles 'Things Unsaid'

Nelson initially shopped the book to publishers, but most, he said, were turned off by his bold no-holds- barred style. “They wanted to take away some of the subjects that I graze and I really do talk about a lot of different things and the publishing company felt that the subjects were somewhat taboo or that
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Doha International Book Fair gets off to a grand start

Under the auspices of HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Minister of Culture and Sports HE Salah Bin Ghanim Al Ali inaugurated the 28th Doha International Book Fair, which is attended by 355 publishing houses representing 29 Arab and foreign countries at the Doha Convention and Exhibition
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The Total Economic Impact™ of AMP across publishers and e-commerce

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The Total Economic Impact™ of AMP across publishers and e-commerce

Speed equals revenue on the web, especially mobile. In fact, studies have shown even 100ms delays in page load time correlate with lower
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Duo of debut York novelists launch books

Professor Abi Curtis, who heads up the creative writing programme, is already an award-winning poet and now she has added her debut novel, Water
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Prologue: "The Beautician's Notebook" by Anne Barnhill

From writing articles, poetry, and short stories to publishing book and theatre … She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from UNC Wilmington and
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Sync Story: Inside Yazoo's Boots placement

The team behind Boots' 2018 Christmas ad sought to tap into the sentiment of Only You, the song Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet recorded together as Yazoo in 1982. Here, it soundtracks an ad that tells the story of the bond between two sisters. “Only You is one of those songs I have wanted to sync for a
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Snapchat unveils major redesign that separates friends from brands

Snapchat today unveiled a major redesign of its app that aims to separate content shared by friends from professional publishers, a move the social
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Letter from the Editor: Time to plant some seeds

… doing more creative writing, and submitting work more systematically (with … Writing in a “happiness diary,” writing new riffs for their band before
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State-funded Press Recognition Panel calls for Section 40 costs penalties for publishers to be …

Provisions that would make news publishers not signed up with a recognised regulator pay all the costs of court cases, win or lose, should be brought
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Habitat container publishing to Amazon Elastic Container Registry

Habitat Builder now supports publishing containers to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)! Habitat Builder enables users to programmatically build, export, and publish their applications and services to container registries. Users of Habitat Builder can deliver both legacy and greenfield
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Crunch Digital Launches New 'Sandbox' to Help Startups License Music From Labels & Publishers

“It solves the problem that there are a lot of entrepreneurs who don't know what to do and they're dealing with labels and publishers that have limited
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Goodreads is changing its giveaways program, making it harder for readers to discover indie books

Up until now, the feature has been free to authors and publishers, but today, Goodreads announced that it will begin charging authors and publishers to give away their books. Conversely, the program has become incredibly popular, and the fees will undoubtably help filter out some of the noise that
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Patricia Lee Gauch Award for Creative Writing #GivingTuesday #AlumniPayItForward

The creative writing prize will be awarded to a graduating senior in honor of beloved former faculty Patricia Lee Gauch.
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Bucks to power Autonomy Music Group's new publishing arm

Bucks Music Group has signed a worldwide sponsorship deal with Autonomy Music Group that will see it run the artist development and campaign management company's new publishing arm, Autonomy Music Publishing. Under the agreement, Bucks will provide back end publishing administration and
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Redesigned Snapchat App Separates Friends From Publishers

In the redesigned Snapchat app, users will find posts from their friends on one side and posts from distributors and publishers on the other. This will
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Snapchat pilots personalised redesign separating friends from publishers

This looks to distinguish personal content from the professionally crafted video usually especially created for the platform by publishers.
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St. Joseph Elementary School encourages student authors

The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun approach to creative writing. It promotes writing fluency, creative education, and the joy of
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Snapchat announces redesigned app that separates friends from publishers

The new Discover page to the right of the camera will include Stories from publishers and creators, with your subscriptions living at the top of the page.
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Art Talk with NEA Creative Writing Fellow Adam Ehrlich Sachs

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Art Talk with NEA Creative Writing Fellow Adam Ehrlich Sachs

Let's get one thing straight: newly named NEA Creative Writing Fellow Adam Ehrlich Sachs gets along just fine with his father, thank you very much. It's a question that readers might find themselves pondering after reading Inherited Disorders: Stories, Parables, and Problems, Sachs's debut story
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35 Unique Gifts Under $10

On any given day, Amazon has dozens of great buys on their Most Wished For, Best Sellers, and Movers and Shakers pages. Sifting through them, however, can be a pretty big commitment, and with the holidays coming up fast, you don't really need any more of those. Sitting around a table with your
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Playa: Beach eBook by Xist Publishing

Read Playa: Beach by Xist Publishing with Rakuten Kobo. Descubra libros de la serie para bebés y niños pequeños Cuando estaba abajo al lado del mar …El libro para niños ofrec…
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Alexa's Expanding And Advancing Ecosystem

“Customers purchased millions of Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices this weekend, and Alexa devices were the top sellers across all of Amazon,” said David Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices & Services. “We're excited that tens of millions of customers around the world will be using Alexa to
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Amazon signs two more from Marrs

Marrs has also been published by Ebury imprint Del Rey, which acquired The One in November last year. Originally self-published under the title A Thousand Small Explosions, Del Ray published it e-book in January 2017 and in paperback in May 2017. It was later chosen as the book of the month for
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NACTOY finalists announced at LA Auto Show

Battling for Car of the Year will be the mid-size sedan titans Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. Seeking to knock these perennial best-sellers off their perch will be the upstart Kia Stinger, the Korean brand's new performance halo sedan. For the first time in the award's history, no Detroit cars were eligible.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces 2017 Mayors Challenge Selection Committee Co-Chaired …

Her last two books, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, both became instant international bestsellers. Caroline Kennedy, Former Ambassador to Japan. Caroline
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