Redfin targets sellers with new service that will clean and stage their home

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Redfin targets sellers with new service that will clean and stage their home

Karen Krupsaw, Redfin's senior vice president of real estate operations, said the company's goal is provide the “best” listing service to all sellers. “Redfin Concierge Service reaches a new audience of home sellers who want to get their home in top shape for selling, but want their agent to handle
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RI Author Expo comes to Rhodes this Saturday

Presentations on memoir writing, humor writing, self-publishing, and other topics are scheduled throughout the day. Marie Force will be speaking on her own personal writing journey and a special writer's resource area will also include exhibits from a variety of literary organizations across the state.
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Three New Cryptocurrency Platforms That Help Monetize Your Time

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In turn, users will also receive some BATs for participating, which can be donated back to publishers or used on the platform. In a nutshell, users are essentially being rewarded for the time they spend viewing ads online. Cryptocurrency platforms such as mytime, Stream and Brave Browser's BAT are just
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It's here: The new and improved Woodlands Online Classifieds experience

Registered users with Classifieds self-publishing access may upload a video, up to one-minute in length, to showcase items for sale. Original video: Links or URL's from YouTube, Facebook etc. are not permitted; No background music; No profanity or nudity; No images or footage of minors; Video will be
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Spike Chunsoft Announces North American Publishing Branch

The latter is stationed in Long Beach, California and will serve as a base of “operations” for its “global publishing” and “localization strategy”. It's worth noting that this could mean anything. Gamers could see more games by Spike Chunsoft brought over without blemish or this move could mean more
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Advocate for hardworking individuals

Because of the deeply rooted presence of immigration in the country there has always been controversy regarding the issue. Most importantly, efforts by members of both ends of the political spectrum have had serious implications for the current undocumented population in the U.S. Currently, according
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What I Learned Doing NaNoWriMo for the First Time

I even managed to write on my birthday. Eat your heart out, Stephen King. NaNoWriMo, more than any other creative endeavor I've undertaken, gave me a serious lesson in time management. I knew that “finding” the time was never going to work. You don't find time, you “make” time. But this challenge
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Looking for good Christmas presents? Try these books

The Jewish Annotated New Testament, Second Edition, edited by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler, published this fall (Oxford University Press, September), is such a book. It is likely the editors, contributors and publisher had little confidence that the book they were creating would be in demand.
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Matambo Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Bernard Matambo resigned Nov. 16 amid multiple accusations of sexual misconduct toward students. One such former student has recently filed a Title IX report against him. Another former student, Sarah Cheshire, OC '14, wrote Unravelings, a memoir that details
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WMU law school teaches storytelling techniques

“There were a lot of lessons not only surrounding how to put together a story but what happens when you want to move forward with it, market it and getting it out there, especially today, when there are so many avenues for self-publishing.” After the painstaking drafts and revisions, Levin said it was one
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Why So Many Adults Love Young-Adult Literature

In part two, we hear from best-selling YA author John Green about his latest protagonist and the stigma surrounding mental illness. Young-adult literature typically centers on teenagers. But while the publishing industry markets these books primarily to young adults, that's not always who reads them.
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Who's Who for December 2017

Gerard “Ger” Colman, chief operating officer (COO) of Wisconsin's largest private employer and healthcare system, has been named CEO of Baptist Health. Greg Caudill, chief executive officer, of Farmers National Bank, Danville, has been re-elected to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati board of
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Zero Escape dev Spike Chunsoft opens North American publishing branch

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Developer and publisher Spike Chunsoft has announced that it is opening up a North American subsidiary to handle its global publishing and localization strategy. Specifically, the Long Beach-based Spike Chunsoft, Inc. will act as a global publisher for all of Spike Chinsoft's own releases in addition to
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Black privilege

The liberal establishment, the white editors of newspapers, the white bosses of publishing companies, the whites (and of course blacks, too) who inhabit America's gentrified or even rarefied neighbourhoods and cultural spheres — they adore Coates' work. In the dictionary definition of that word — they
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The Daily Progress unveils state-of-the-art publishing facility in 1956

The Daily Progress opened its doors to the people of Charlottesville at its new state-of-the-art publishing facility at 401-403 E. Market St. on this day in 1956. “The biggest item of new equipment is a $105,000 16-page, Goss Dek-A-Tube press, equipped for color printing, which, twinned with the old
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Predatory Publishers and Your Scholarship

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Predatory Publishers and Your Scholarship

Library experts will help graduate students from all departments choose the best publisher for your scholarship.
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Check Out a Cameo from Under the Radar's Publishers in “The Archies” Comic Book Featuring …

The Archies is a new comic book series that features Archie and his friends (Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and Reggie) in a band on tour. Most issues will feature a guest appearance by a different real life band. We've previously reported that Scottish electro-pop trio CHVRCHES will appear in issues #2 and
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McHenry County Author Spotlight: Crystal Lake exercise scientist's 'Food & Fitness After 50'

How are you publishing this book and why (traditional/indie/self-publishing)?. I understand that 'Food and Fitness After 50' is the first book in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' consumer division. The academy has done a great job promoting the book and getting the word out to consumers with the
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Shell out for my turtle book, says new writer

“Any extra money will go towards additional printing and advertising, if need be.” He added: “There are incentives, such as getting copies of the book, signed copies of the book, and having their name written in the book under the list of contributors.” Chris hopes to eventually start selling the book
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Honda Leads November Sales Growth, Up 8.3%

Even the perennial best-selling RX midsize CUV was down 1.6% to 10,102 units. Nissan did not report sales data today due to a technical glitch, but Subaru continues its steady growth, delivering 51,721 vehicles in November, good for 3.8% U.S. market share, according to WardsAuto data. Year-to-date
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Sweepstakes scam nearly cost Bogart man

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Sweepstakes scam nearly cost Bogart man

An elderly Bogart man nearly lost money to a scammer pretending to represent Publisher's Clearing House, but his sons put an end to it before the … “Publishers Clearing House and the FTC have both gotten many reports about scammers using the Publishers Clearing House name to deceive people.
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Readers write: Going home to honor mother's words

That one word sums up the experience I encountered after answering an invitation from my mother's high school to address four Advanced Placement Creative Writing classes, to speak about her beginnings at Richmond Hill High as an “ordinary” yet very much “unordinary” student striving to achieve
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Hawaii Tourism Authority publishing hotel data

The documents, compiled by the agency's research division, will compile key statistical data and analysis on hotel stays throughout the Aloha State. The HTA recently secured the rights to publish the information, which is gathered by STR, a market research company that analyzes data pertaining to the
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Court rules Toronto-area real estate agents can publish price details

The federal court ruled that the Toronto Real Estate Board cannot prevent its members in the Greater Toronto Area from publishing details about how much properties sold for, saying there is no privacy concern to restrict publication. TREB has spent years opposing Competition Bureau moves to open
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Library with a million books launched in Turkey's Kurdistan

Yusuf Serdar Esen, the man behind the library project and its founder, tells Kurdistan 24 that he wanted to make Diyarbakir a major destination for book lovers and publishers alike. “I have been in publication business for a dozen years. This time I planted a tree in this city of civilizations, and now it is the
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TSX to cease publishing daily insider reports

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) will stop publishing daily insider trading reports early next year, the exchanges announced in a notice published Friday. The exchanges have received regulatory approval for a proposal that would revoke the requirement that they
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Lesley artists awarded Boston Foundation fellowships

Enzo Silon Surin, a 2012 graduate of Lesley s MFA in creative writing program and a resident of Lynn, is a prominent voice in Boston s poetry circles, both as a writer and a publisher. The Haitian-born poet is a social activist who uses poetry to explore political and social violence as well as healing and
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Lights, Camera, Action: A Showcase of Student Films

Jessica Henson '20, who plans to declare majors in both English-film/media studies and English-creative writing, likes the process of translating her written work into visuals and experimenting with angles and perspectives. “My favorite part is editing and seeing how my clips turned out after I finished
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Victoria book publisher helps teen photographer help the homeless

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Victoria book publisher helps teen photographer help the homeless

The self-publishing model the Victoria-based company offered appealed to Denbok, primarily for financial reasons. “There was definitely a values alignment,” Kennelly says of Denbok's work and Friesen Press' mandate. “We are very involved in our community in giving back and that's what the genesis
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Wish fulfillment

In a news release issued Tuesday by Amazon.com Inc., the online retailer announced its “best-ever holiday shopping weekend for devices, with millions … “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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Just Accepted

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Just Accepted. This article has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. It is in production and has not been edited, so may differ from the final published form. The effect of a gradual or rapid dietary changeover from a grazed pasture to a conserved forage-based diet on milk yield, cow condition
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Anyone in business should learn to write the executive summary | Expert column

Just about anyone in business has to write reports. These reports may be a few pages or they may be hundreds of pages in length. The one common element in most reports is something called the executive summary. Few business people are provided training in writing an executive summary, and yet,
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Best Sellers for Children

Best Sellers for Children | Gilt Groupe.
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Film Review: The Man Who Invented Christmas uses artistic licence to full effect

The film works best when it focuses on the clever conceit of visualising the creative writing process by having Dickens converse with his cantankerous protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge (a perfectly cast Christopher Plummer), who taunts the author about his inability to get on with the writing and his need to
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Socialists hit the bricks to protest US tax bill

Long also stated that if the proposed tax bill were to pass, the average graduate student would have to pay nearly $2,500 in taxes to the federal government. The average graduate student currently pays $138 in federal taxes, according to Long. Claire Eder, a graduate student in creative writing at Ohio U
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Bad sex? I've had it vicariously of course

It was excruciating – both the writing and the confusion of authorial identity. I attempted to clear my name by writing about it in an essay called , later published in my book . But as I realised at the time (this was part of the anguish), I would never succeed. I continue to get mixed up with the other Nicholas
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Open Book Publishers

Security in a Small Nation : Scotland, Democracy, Politics. Requires cookie*. Download book. Neal, Andrew W. Subjects:Society and social sciences, Society and social sciences, Politics and government
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HarperCollins Publishers Acquires World Rights for Four New Books from #1 Internationally …

HarperCollins Publishers today announced a major world English and foreign language publishing agreement with #1 internationally bestselling author Karin Slaughter. The deal includes four more books to be published by HarperCollins in English as well as more than a dozen additional languages.
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Rizzoli New York to Launch New Imprint, Rizzoli Electa

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Rizzoli New York to Launch New Imprint, Rizzoli Electa

Rizzoli New York will launch Rizzoli Electa, a new imprint focusing on museum and exhibitions publishing, in collaboration with new parent company Mondadori Electa, in January 2018. Rizzoli Electa will replace Skira Rizzoli, a recently-dissolved joint venture, as the publisher's museum and exhibition
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Phone scam calls purport win from Publishers Clearing House

Some Bradley County residents may feel they will be able to purchase just about anything for Christmas this year, after winning money from Publishers' Clearing House. However, the Bradley County Sheriff's Office is informing the public that PCH, an otherwise legitimate business, has had its name
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Print is Still Very Much Alive at Bauer Media Group

While most publishers seem to be drifting away from print, Bauer Media Group is doing just the opposite. In 2018, the media giant is not only continuing its print editions, but also increasing frequencies for four of its titles, with Life & Style slated to rise from 51 to 53 issues, and Closer, In Touch and
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Knowledge economy can lead to better society: NBT chairman

Sharma, while congratulating FICCI for its engagement with publishers for inculcating positive mindset among youth, further urged it to create a similar platform for Hindi language publishing so that the message could reach to a larger population and could be adopted by the common people.
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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, November 26, 2017

Sisters First by Barbara Pierce Bush, Jenna Bush Hager & Laura Bush – 9781538711439 – (Grand Central Publishing) 4. Grant by Ron Chernow … Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez & Kristin Ohlson – 9781588366078 – (Random House Publishing Group) 11. Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
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Debut Novelist Stephanie Powell Watts Visits Widener

On campus, Watts spent time speaking in creative writing and English classes about her books, her writing process, and answering student's questions. She also individually met with several students in the Long-Form Fiction course for tutorials. “It's always encouraging to hear from visiting writers about
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Florida could expand challenges to school textbooks

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Florida could expand challenges to school textbooks

… public schools, the right not only to object to textbooks and other instructional materials but also to suggest books to both local school boards and the State Board of Education. The boards would then have to contact those book publishers to see if they wanted to make a pitch for public school business.
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The Week in Libraries: December 1, 2017

No question, the e-book market has come a long way since 2012, when many publishers refused to even license e-books to libraries. Still, the e-book market for libraries remains expensive, and difficult to manage with a host of vendors, and a range of differing models which vary from publisher to
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Why John Green finds solace in the Mountain Goats

… dark times, and I hope it will be for you as well.” Green drew on his struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety when writing “Turtles All the Way Down,” a set-in-Indianapolis story that's spent seven weeks at No. 1 on The New York Times Best Sellers list for young adult hardcover books.
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Novelist speaks about her work

Leila Abdelrazaq, a Palestinian-American activist, graphic novelist and author of “Baddawi,” spoke to Guilford students and faculty on Nov. 11. During her … The talk was sponsored by the Center for Principled Problem Solving, Every Campus a Refuge and the English and Creative Writing Department.
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Bolinda's Herrmann named FutureBook Leader of the Year

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Bolinda's Herrmann named FutureBook Leader of the Year

Meanwhile companies including Amazon Publishing and Wonderbly were honoured for books judged the best at integrating technology with compelling storytelling. Herrmann scooped the prestigious FutureBook Leader of the Year award, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection, for “her global
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Life lessons from Kentucky's most successful entrepreneurs

Physician and entrepreneur Luke Murray, co-founder of the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame (EHOF), shares his experience writing “Unbridled Spirit: Lessons In Life and Business From Kentucky's Most Successful Entrepreneurs.” The new book profiles 19 successful Kentucky entrepreneurs and
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Sunday Business Post injuncted from publishing details of information given to IBRC Commission

The Commission set up to investigate transactions involving Irish Banking Resolution Corporation has secured a High Court injunction preventing a newspaper from publishing details of information given to it. The injunction, made against Post Publications trading as The Sunday Business Post, was
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Kapka Kassabova wins Scottish Book of the Year at the Saltire Literary Awards

“The Scottish History Book of the Year panel decided not to make the award this year. This we greatly regret. Several publishers submitted titles. Some of these failed to meet the standards we expect to make such a prestigious award, supported by our sponsors The Scottish Historical Review Trust.
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AGU College of Fellows Announces Program Plans

The 14 December town hall session offers the first opportunity for members of the Earth and space science community to engage with a College of Fellows planned event, said Fine. This year's session, aimed at early-career scientists and others, will provide insights on publishing from an invited panel of
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