On Writing Satire

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On Writing Satire

Chesterton, of course, wrote during the 19th century, a time when print culture … Satire struck me as any good style of writing will–difficult to master yet
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An invincible writer

The release of “Izinyawo Zayizolo” last year introduced her to some of the glitches in the traditional publishing system. She decided she would self-publish her second book “The Fifty Rand Note”, a collection of short stories. Today, she is happy working from home as a consultant and writer. Ngwenya
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Deer Little Forest secures licensing and publishing platforms in Japan

Honmoku File's cross-platform campaign to introduce Deer Little Forest to the Japanese market will kick off in 2018 with publishing, tapping locally
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Publishing print book and ebook at same

Is there an advantage to publishing the print book and the ebook at the same time? Or is it all right to wait a few days to launch the print book, in hope
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CELEBRATING Romance writing group… 30 YEARS OF happily-ever-afters

According to Paula Stelluto, founder of the group, most self-published … “In the past five to six years, publishing has changed the most,” said Stelluto.
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Global Kids Connect 2017 Brings Data, Diversity to the Stage

At the third annual Global Kids Connect (GKC) conference, held on Monday in New York City by Publishers Weekly and the Bologna Children's Book
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December 3, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks is the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of December 3, 2017, while Obama:
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Remembering what paid for all those editorial sections filled with few ads, and the real reasons …

The world of newspaper publishing has been obsessed with reader revenue for about a decade now, so it might be a good time to remind those who
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English professor retires after 46 years of teaching

Sophomore Jaime Benson took one of Gutman's classes. He once came to see Gutman about a paper he was writing for the course, but they didn't get
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The Problem With The Long Tail

While remnant inventory was perceived as garbage that publishers couldn't sell directly, long tail was a term used to showcase valuable publishers
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SouthComm Names Amy Mularski Nashville Publisher

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SouthComm Names Amy Mularski Nashville Publisher

The leaders of SouthComm have named Amy Mularski publisher of the company's Nashville publications, which include the Scene, Nfocus and the
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The Official PLOS Blog

Five years ago at the American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting in San Francisco, leading cell biologists, editors and publishers dissatisfied
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Sally LaPointe

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Sally LaPointe

Sally LaPointe enjoys a lot of direct communication with her customers, and through trunkshows, e-mail, and Instagram, she's learned that many of her best-sellers—namely her famous fur-trim sweaters—are beloved not just by It girls like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, but by women of all ages and
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Clegg, Harman and Cox win at Parliamentary Book Awards

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Clegg, Harman and Cox win at Parliamentary Book Awards

Clegg, Harman and Cox win at Parliamentary Book Awards … Launched by the Booksellers Association (BA) and the Publishers Association (PA) in
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Pequot Library hosts exhibition of rare holiday literature

The Westport Writers' Workshop is a nonprofit, independent literary arts center that offers high-quality creative writing classes, community events, and
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Parliament votes for How to Stop Brexit as book of the year

Parliament votes for How to Stop Brexit as book of the year … Stephen Lotinga, chief executive of the Publishers Association, said: “All three winning
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Thomas J. Santa Lucia, legislative aide

He graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo with a bachelor's degree in contemporary English and creative writing and earned a
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Between the Acts: author Eden Robinson on what financial freedom means to her

The annual fellowship in particular aims to free writers from financial concerns to allow for creative independence. Here, Robinson talks about the
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Facing Sexual Harassment Charges, An Exec Art Director at Penguin Workshop Resigns

Three weeks after actress and comedian Charlyne Yi charged an art director at Penguin Random House with sexual harassment via Twitter, he has
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Children's Job Moves: November 2017

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing has four promotions. Katrina Groover has been promoted to senior production editor, from production editor,
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Dan Murphy: Faux Food for Fido

Best sized for those miniature breeds that specialize in constant, high-pitched … Those products include such best-sellers as as Tofurky deli slices,
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Success not lost in translation

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Success not lost in translation

The duration of the bachelor's course is mostly three years. … If your love for imagination and writing is as strong as your love of languages then you
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Hybrid Electrolyte Enhances Supercapacitance in Vertical Graphene Nanosheets

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2017 — Supercapacitors can store more energy than and are preferable to batteries because they are able to
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A thriller set in Algiers

I will continue writing, of course. I do not stop. I never stop. I always take notes and record my voice. I would like to write a story set in the modern times
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Enslow Publishing

Enslow Publishing is an American publisher of books and eBooks founded by Ridley M. Enslow, Jr. in 1976. Enslow publishes educational nonfiction,
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Book by Vinita Moch Ricks Digs Deep into the Transatlantic Slave Trade

A timely, thought-provoking read to help address the historical beginning of many contemporary issues related to wealth (credit), race and the
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Boost for Odia writers

Publishers are promoting the works of young Odia writers. Youngsters are also showing interest in books on Odisha's folk legends and mythological adventures. “Our primary aim is to promote Odia literature among the readers. Therefore, we invited a large number of local publication houses,” said the
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Writing Students Give Campus Reading

Students enrolled in Dana Levin's writing tutorial (English 406) course recently showcased their work in a pop-up reading entitled “Cabinet of
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These Guys Got High as Hell and Wrote a Massive History of Metal

These Guys Got High as Hell and Wrote a Massive History of Metal … headbangers trying to navigate the battlefield of nonfiction publishing. The end
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

… and a marble staircase in the lobby, was originally home to the Hill Publishing Company, which later merged to become McGraw-Hill Publishing.
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3 Television Shows Every Aspiring Writer Should Watch

Something that I learned in an introduction to creative writing course is that this is not always the case, and sometimes it's perfectly fine to leave some
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Solving Retailers' Challenges with Technology

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Solving Retailers' Challenges with Technology

And it's not just the ordering process that can be daunting. The assortment of products a store carries is essential. Top selling products should be always available in every category and correctly placed in the store. Additionally, promotional items must be highly visible and timely, bringing savings to the
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Conspiracy!

The other day, I procrastinated on the development of this writing prompt by reading about the numerous conspiracy theories surrounding the tragic
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Idyllwild Arts: The Writing That Heals

Pitzer College, the prestigious liberal arts college in Southern California, welcomed Idyllwild Arts Academy Creative Writing senior Emily Clarke to a three-day diversity program last month. All expenses were paid for participating students, all of whom came from underrepresented backgrounds.
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Hundreds of German universities set to lose access to Elsevier journals

The conflict between Elsevier, the world's biggest publisher of scientific journals, and Germany's entire university system has dragged on since 2015.
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Morning Softs Report 12/05/17

Some traders say that USDA is seriously underestimating demand for the fiber, while the others look to the high USDA ending stocks estimates and suggest that any demand can be easily met. Farmers are reported to be quiet sellers right now. Harvest conditions are good in just about all areas, but it will
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An Hour with Sheri Reynolds '89: A Five-Minute Read for a Five-Second World

She is author of the novels Bitterroot Landing, The Rapture of Canaan (an Oprah Book Club selection and New York Times bestseller), A Gracious Plenty, Firefly Cloak, The Sweet In-Between, The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb, and the play Orabelle's Wheelbarrow. Reynolds teaches creative
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In One Apartment Building, Listening For Stories

Nevo, 46, is a talented writer, who unfolds each story with immediacy and emotional depth as well as humor. The author of four previous novels, a collection of stories and a picture book for children, he owns and co-manages Israel's largest private creative writing school, and is a mentor to many young
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Most FTSE 100 Firms Already Publishing A Tax Strategy

The Government introduced a package of measures in September 2016 requiring many large businesses and partnerships to publish a UK tax
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Digging out from avalanches of Christmas past

“Last year, not many sold,” she says, “and the consignors had to take most of them back. Interestingly, people still buy vintage glass ornaments, even if their metallic paint is chipping off. They might sell for $4 to $6.” Top sellers include nostalgic wooden sleds or Spode's Christmas Tree china, especially
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Wake Forest author lands Hallmark Christmas movie – there's a happy ending (of course)

“And it's something I find enjoyable to write.” Though she's been writing all her life, Cotrufo only began publishing in 2010, when she was inspired by her creative writing students who were self-publishing their own work. She published “The Christmas Cottage” in 2012, and it sold 10,000 copies in six
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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending December 1: Fiction. 1. Artemis by Andy Weir, narrated by … The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F(asterisk)ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson, narrated by Roger Wayne (HarperAudio). 3. Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open
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PubMatic Partners with White Ops to Fight Bot Fraud and Drive Higher Transparency in Video …

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PubMatic Partners with White Ops to Fight Bot Fraud and Drive Higher Transparency in Video …

Our publishers, who have great content and audiences, see higher yield, and our demand-side platform partners can buy with confidence.” “Bot fraud threatens the future of digital advertising and the broader internet,” said Sandeep Swadia, CEO of White Ops. “PubMatic has made a commitment to help
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An old, extremely harsh rejection letter re-emerges on Twitter — and it's brutal

Letters of Note, an aggregator for interesting letters on Twitter, posted an especially cutting rejection from the Sydney, Australia based publishing company Angus and Robertson to aspiring poet F.C. Meyer, dated October, 1928. Apparently, Meyer must have asked if, upon rejection, the company would
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Behind the Curtain: Previewing Oscar Diggs

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Behind the Curtain: Previewing Oscar Diggs

Oscar Diggs, a highly anticipated new restaurant located at 155 N. Limestone in Lexington, is on track to open shortly after the new year, with a projected opening date of January 3, according to owners Ralph and Donna Quillin. The Quillins, owner/operators of Rooster Brewing in Paris, Kentucky,
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Friday Night Live Christmas Party and Benefit Show

He produced the ONE MIC series at Ad Astra Books & Coffee House for five years and is an accomplished teaching artist who works regularly with area youth in spoken word and creative writing. Ethan Martin is a local singer, songwriter and producer. His unique sound is a blend of hip-hop, neo-soul
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Warner Music Group's 2017 Results: Revenue Shows Strong Growth, but Losses Soar

Getting more granular, the fourth quarter, which saw revenue up 9%, growth was partially offset by declines in recorded music physical revenue and music publishing synchronization revenue; recorded music licensing revenue and music publishing mechanical revenue were flat. Digital revenue grew
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5 Tips to Grow Your Amazon Business into A Successful One

The reason? Because they are not in demand. To make your business successful you require finding the right opportunities to market your product. If there is someone else selling the same product on Amazon, then read the review to find the issues customers face. Each of this will give you a good idea
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Celebrating the life of PRWeek Hall of Famer Ofield Dukes

Right after the book's publication this fall, Mike Fernandez, U.S. CEO of Burson-Marsteller, decided to nominate it for an NAACP Award. For Mike, this was a very special honor. When he was a young press secretary on Capitol Hill, Mike and Ofield had worked together to create a national holiday to
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First Year Course Conference Showcases Student Work

From 3-D printed objects, short films, creative writing and altered books, the conference represented work from a range of departments and allowed students to showcase the work they had done throughout the semester. Emily Rivito '21 is enrolled in Professor Tina Hall's Monsters, a course that focuses
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How advertisers, publishers are reacting to Facebook's sales pitch for Watch

Facebook is touting Watch to agencies and brands as a way for them to maximize their advertising spend on the platform, explaining the efficacy of midroll spots and wooing them with a trial for pre-roll ads. In turn, advertisers and publishers are asking for better targeting and data insights, along with
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Mayor Gray Announces Run for Congress

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced today that he will challenge Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. Gray, former president and CEO of Gray Construction, is currently serving his second term as Lexington's mayor. “I'm running for Congress because too many people are working
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WIN! Brilliant bundle of books up for grabs in our giveaway thanks to independent authors

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WIN! Brilliant bundle of books up for grabs in our giveaway thanks to independent authors

Christmas is coming; a time of yuletide cheer, festive fun, carols and…a massive headache deciding exactly what presents to buy loved ones! But help may be at hand with this Christmas giveaway! To coincide with the season of giving, we've teamed up with Chindi, a group of independent authors
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An Analysis of the Bible, Christianity, and History

The inspiration to write her book came to Mrs. Moffatt when her son was studying history in school. She felt that students should be given an overarching framework upon which to place everything they learn. After an extensive 30-year study of the Bible, history, and scientific facts, Nelda Moffatt
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The Amazon poets making pennies per verse

In the same way that the platform's large-scale image identification and language translation projects keep things on the internet running smoothly, Mechanical Turk Poetry is a near-frictionless exercise in the commodification of creative writing; with its lightning-quick first-thought-best-thought approach,
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Ziff Davis has bought Mashable at a fire sale price and plans to lay off 50 people

Mashable, once a fast-growing digital publisher with big ambitions, has been sold at a fire sale price. Ziff Davis, a digital media subsidiary of tech company J2, is buying Mashable for less than $50 million, according to people familiar with the transaction. In the spring of 2016, Time Warner's Turner led a
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Over a third of UK-authored research available immediately via OA

Tracking expenditure for a group of 10 universities and a sample of seven publishers, the expenditure on subscriptions rose 20% over the four-year period (from £13.4m to £16.1m), but expenditure on APCs rose fourfold, though from a much smaller base (from £689,000 to £2.7m). Total expenditure
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Active History website aims to 'get history out of the university'

“Academics are good at writing long-form, thoughtful articles that reach a small audience, much of which is disciplinary or sub-disciplinary,” said Dr. Ross, an assistant professor in history at Université du Québec à Montréal. Freed of the restrictions of traditional academic publishing, such as the lengthy
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Warner Music Revenues Up 10 Percent in 2017, Second Straight Profitable Year

Publishing saw revenue growth of 9.2 percent, to $572 million from $524 million in the prior year. Publishing operating income was $81 million, up 19.1 percent from $68 million the prior year. OIBDA rose 10.1 percent to $152 million from $138 million in the prior year. At $187 million, digital revenue
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Creative writer for several 1500 word articles

Details. We are looking for a creative writer to write well written and readable articles of about 1500 words each in both english and in spanish. This is for a water toy and boat rental company with 2 location. One in Cartagena, Colombia and the other in Miami, Florida so the articles will be on topics like:
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Meadowlark authors meet and greet, 4-book debut Friday

Emporia publisher, Meadowlark Books, will host an Author Meet-and-Greet at Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore 5 – 7 p.m. Friday. Authors will read, visit with readers and sign books for this come-and-go event. There will be snacks and drawings for giveaways. The author lineup for the event includes Kansas
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Socratic Publishing

This needs to be possible within legacy systems, supporting a process of publishing a document in a way which keeps the data structured for better use when someone reads the document or interacts with it as a whole document or pieces of the document. Our solution is a process of encapsulation,
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