Oakmont Carnegie Library to offer more hours and programs next year

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Oakmont Carnegie Library to offer more hours and programs next year

Four copies of five best sellers would be rented to the library every month. The program start date was not announced. It costs approximately $530,000 to operate the library annually. The borough allocates $290,000, Allegheny Regional Asset District contributes $113,000. The state gives $33,000 and
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Amazon launches with printers, ink, paper…

Amazon already offers print-on-demand book publishing through its CreateSpace publishing and distribution partner, which sells a full array of editing, book design, and marketing services. Amazon's Kindle business offers on demand self-publishing in digital and print, including paperbacks.
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Couple on a high after graduating together

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Couple on a high after graduating together

“The highlight of the course was writing my dissertation which looked at how project management methodologies can increase the success and survival of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). “I run my own personal training business and have a passion for business development in SMES.”.
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Junk or treasure? 'America's Toy Scout' might have an answer for you

Toy-scouting events have surged in popularity through the years, says Terry Kovel, the owner of Cleveland-based Kovels.com, a website about the values of antiques, including toys. “Toys are so hot, you can't believe it,” she said. “Toys have always been good sellers. And if it moves and makes noise,
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I Wrote A Poem Response To Taylor Swift's Vogue Poem

This is all part of Swift's new narrative — instead of handing her words to journalists and writers, she is self-publishing. For reputation, she published her own magazine, which features a foreword from Swift herself. It also featured paintings and poems from the pop star, who has seemingly shrunk from
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John Green: Back To The Big Screen?

… cautions that while the film rights have been sold, “it doesn't mean there will definitely be a movie, but it means that there might be one.” At the time of publishing the video, Turtles All The Way Down has been No. 1 for Young Adult novels for seven straight weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers
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Commonwealth Games urged to relax media curbs as Gold Coast boycott looms

Fairfax Media, publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age have also criticised the access rules. “Australians deserve unrestricted coverage of their government-funded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games,” a spokesman for Fairfax told Guardian Australia. “We won't be forced into
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Lion Forge Announces PUERTO RICO STRONG Benefit Anthology

As a writer at Dabel Brothers, he has helped bring to the comic medium best sellers such as Dean Koontz's Fear Nothing, Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist, and Becca Fitzpatrick's Hush, Hush. Neil Schwartz, a long time comic book enthusiast, brought his passion for comics into reality by working at both
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So disrespectful: Ashanti, other Black women performers damned if they do, damned if they don't

She owns her own music publishing company, Written Entertainment Inc.; stays on the road; and recently signed on as a spokesmodel for Ciroc. While she may never again be considered in the same ranks as Beyoncé, she'll always be a major part of modern R&B's indelible mark in music history.
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Indie bestsellers for the week of Dec. 3

Indie bestsellers for the week of Dec. 3 … The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, Dec. 3, 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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Surviving as an independent publisher in the digital age

As audiences move to mobile, it can be hard for independent publishers to keep up. – Andrew Ross/AFP/Getty Images. My Economy tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of people trying to make it, because we know the only numbers that really matter are the ones in your economy.
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Is my English good enough for success in post-secondary studies?

Another option to assess your readiness to study in English is to take a course that requires essay writing (e.g., through a school's continuing education department). Not only would this improve your writing skills, but you may also get to practise your oral communication skills through group work and
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Garbage Out, Garbage In: Can Publishing Poor Quality News Result in More Ad Fraud?

For example, in a rush to get news out quickly, some publishers are releasing stories without properly vetting them. Pushing out rapid-fire, clickbait-type headlines may help sites earn short-term gains, but in the end, quality content should reign supreme. Publishers must be mindful of how content quality
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Tuitions for English and Creative Writing

I am an experienced tutor with MA in Creative and Critical Writing, MA in (world) English Literature.
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Ginopolis celebrates its 50th anniversary

Bestsellers still include Ginopolis' luscious legendary Montgomery Inn ribs and their superb sauce … both of which no other restaurant at the time could boast of having … World-famous ribs that their uncle in Montgomery, Ala., Ted “The Rib King” Gregory, owner of Montgomery Inn, allowed them to
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Commissioners to hold public hearing Thursday on publishing public notices

GREENSBORO — County commissioners will hold a public hearing Thursday on a plan to publish required public notices on the county website … If it passes, the county will start publishing foreclosure, creditor, unclaimed property, public meeting, audit and other notices on its website as soon as Jan. 8.
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Telephone pioneers sell cookbooks, kitchen knives

BellSouth is selling Rada knives and cookbooks full of great southern recipes. The cookbooks start at $5.00. The donations from the sales will be given to charitable organizations such as Feed by Faith, Relay for Life and Salvation Army Angel Tree. One of the best sellers is Bell's Best Cookbook.
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NowThis has conquered social news and is going after food videos next — and BuzzFeed and …

Except, unlike other social food video publishers that overindex on food porn (think closeup videos of gorgeous deserts being made at high speed), NowThis Food is dedicated to showcasing food as it relates to culture, communities and the environment. In other words, instead of recipes and how-to
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Brands Are Learning How to Master Push Notifications Like Publishers

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Brands Are Learning How to Master Push Notifications Like Publishers

On a typical morning, the first thing people do is check their phone and see a screen full of push notifications filled with breaking news, social alerts from Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram and occasionally, a few messages from brands. Publishers and social platforms like the New York Times, the
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College English Course Instructor/SME/Instructional Designer

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College English Course Instructor/SME/Instructional Designer

Posted 2 hours ago. Details. Seeking College Instructor/Subject Matter Experts/Instructional Designer to help develop two college level English Composition courses -ENG 101 and ENG 102 or ENG 101 and a Business writing course- (will be used online and self-paced in Moodle or canvas and/or print
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Looking For Multicultural Children's Books? Here Are 8 Helpful Resources.

Lee and Low Books is a multicultural children's book publisher that suggests books for kids in pre-K through high school. People looking for diverse books can view recommendations from the publisher based on topics like STEM and social and emotional learning. Lee and Low also offers various books
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Comedian and author Ali Wentworth to speak at STAR

Wentworth is also known for her books, including New York Times best sellers “Ali in Wonderland,” a comedic commentary on her mother's bad advice, and its sequel, “Happily Ali After.” Tickets for the luncheon, which is from noon to 2 p.m. April 5, 2018, at the Woodway Country Club, 540 Hoyt St.,
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Lytton High School 2017 achievers

Piripi Barber, te reo Maori; Malachai Jansen, building; Tianna Henry, creative writing; Elenoa Seruwaqa, outdoor living, Paige Sweeney, performance music, general excellence in music (Monk Cup); Moelani Tureia-Siataga, survival of the fittest; Tyra Alexander, Te Puawai – vocational skills; Taughri
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Christina Tosi's Milk Bar Teases Two Events Ahead of Early 2018 Opening

They're billing it as the official LA debut of all things Milk Bar, and will be selling a variety of best-sellers: cookies, crack pie, and the like. Better still, the whole thing is set up to be a kind of semi-secretive backyard party, so beyond the bake sale there will also be games and music and stuff, and the first 50
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"God's Plan for Wellness" Scheduled to Release in Spring 2018 by CrossLink Publishing

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"God's Plan for Wellness" Scheduled to Release in Spring 2018 by CrossLink Publishing

CrossLink Publishing is pleased to announce the release in paperback and eBook formats of God's Plan for Wellness by Kathleen LeSage. God's Plan for Wellness outlines simple steps for every person to take to live a healthier life. Biblical and scientific reason are behind how and why to approach
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American Folklore

I'm sure you do, but do you know the last time I published a blog was Nov. 1? How I have gone this long without some creative writing is beyond me, but sometimes the starving man doesn't know he's hungry. My only excuse is that it's been a little crazy 'round here. For those who don't know, the Banner
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Publishing Editor (Journals)

Great opportunity for a candidate with editorial journals experience to join global publishing house. To manage and develop the quality, profile, market share and financial performance of a group of journals. To liaise with key partner societies and journal editors. Meet with editors and develop relations
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Publishing art director resigns amid harassment allegations

NEW YORK — A Penguin Random House art director, facing allegations of sexual harassment, has resigned. Guiseppe Castellano wrote on his blog Tuesday that his situation had become “untenable,” while also denying the allegations by actress-author Charlyne Yi. Yi had tweeted in mid-November
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Catalog/Publication Outlook: Move Over Mass Market

For those in the magazine and catalog printing and publishing segments, the past year has been nothing short of dynamic. Although there has been considerable consolidation and downsizing, these trends have opened up doors to other possibilities that are being embraced by printers and publishers
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Dr. Peter Hofmann sets off 'Cosmic Crossroad Countdown'

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Dr. Peter Hofmann sets off 'Cosmic Crossroad Countdown'

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry's only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service,
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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Tries To 'Live Every Minute' Following Cancer Battle

10 on the New York Times “Hardcover Nonfiction” best sellers list. It was released in the U.S. on October 31 via Dey Street Books (formerly It Books), an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Dickinson told The Guardian that he “really enjoyed writing” “What Does This Button Do?” “It was nice to be able to
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Hollyoaks scriptwriter inspires Greenock residents during library visit

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Hollyoaks scriptwriter inspires Greenock residents during library visit

Kate Davidson, who has written gripping plots for programmes including Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks and BBC One's medical drama Holby City, was at Central Library to talk about her fascinating career and to encourage more people to take up creative writing. She said: “It's always quite a rollercoaster of
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Sally Field Memoir Acquired By Hachette's Grand Central Publishing

Her extensive credits range from that early TV role through Oscar winning turns in Places of the Heart and Norma Rae. She recently starred in the indie hit Hello, My Name is Doris. She received an Emmy Award for her role as Nora Walker on ABC's Brothers & Sisters. Grand Central Publishing is a
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Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) Invests in Artificial Intelligence Platform by Megan Media

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Hispanicize Media Group (HMG), the company behind the Hispanic marketing industry's trusted influencer networks, leading digital publishing platforms, and the most recognized annual industry event “Hispanicize”, announced it has acquired a
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Writing a Movie About the Worst Movie Ever Made: A Conversation with 'The Disaster Artist …

We spoke to the creative duo of Weber and Neustadter about entering Wiseau's mind, their own writing process, and what actors they want to write for next. Tommy Wiseau is a screenwriter. Was that an easy way to write from his point of view and get into the mind of the character? Scott Neustadter:
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'Wings' exhibit and art sale

Pittman has taught painting and writing at Parsons School of Design, SUNY and CUNY Queens College. She teaches at the Daniel Pierce Library and online at The Creative Writing Center. Seventeen of the children's books she has written and illustrated have been published. For more information call
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Brain abscess found in Long Lake buck

On November 30, citizens reported a young buck in Long Lake acting oddly. The small buck had a spike-horn on one side and the other antler was broken. The deer was walking in circles with its head tilted and would allow people to pet him, as well as licking their hands. “Even though the deer looked
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Amazing stories abound at 5th annual Author Expo

Presentations were also held throughout the Expo on topics such as: memoir writing, humor writing, self-publishing. ARIA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization of local, published writers of both fiction and non-fiction committed to raising awareness of the outstanding written works crafted by writers in
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Printing Impressions 400 Printers List Reveals Key Industry Trends

The most active player on the M&A front among these largest companies ranked in 2017, however, was RR Donnelley spinoff LSC Communications, which bolstered its publication, catalog and book printing and delivery platforms in this year alone by purchasing Creel Printing and Publishers Press,
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Online courses provide more opportunity for cheating

While most classes do take more discipline and self-motivation, some students find shortcuts when it comes to writing papers and taking quizzes and exams in online classes. Academic dishonesty at DMACC is defined with six characteristics: Plagiarism, falsification, unauthorized collaboration,
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Report: Kids graphic novel sales up 25% in 2015-16

I'm told that publishers would love to see B&N get its own kids graphic novel section – as there is for adult comics – but the children's book buyer at the chain is singularly resistant to the notion. A year ago I told you that getting more BISAC (Book Industry Standards and Communications) codes for kids
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GM's 2017 Plug-in Car Sales Count Approaching that of Tesla's

Tesla remains the brand with the most sales of plug-in cars in the U.S. but General Motors is close and experienced more year-over-year growth to date. Last month, GM's two best sellers, the extended-range Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV plus the discontinued Cadillac ELR, Cadillac CT6 PHEV, and
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Guest comment: Shifting consumer attitudes provide new location marketing opportunities

Ian James, GM, International, Verve looks at how consumers feel about sharing location information and why this is significant for publishers and advertisers. A fascinating insight from a recent research report we commissioned was that more than half of consumers actually feel more comfortable sharing
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Blockchain browser Brave makes push to reward content makers and YouTubers

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Blockchain browser Brave makes push to reward content makers and YouTubers

Brave, the blockchain-based browser initiative that raised $35 million in an ICO earlier this year, is making its first major move to build an ecosystem that rewards publishers in a new kind of way. One of the selling points of Brave is that it uses its token (BAT, Basic Attention Token) to disrupt the current
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Top 10 Ernie Ball Music Man Bestsellers 2017

As we wrap up the year, we thought it would be fun to take a look back and share which of our instruments were most popular. From long-time favorites like the StingRay bass to newcomers like the St. Vincent, Valentine, and Modern Classics, a healthy medley of instruments are represented. So sit back
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Invisibly: The project Jim McKelvey's been working on for the last 2 years

It's McKelvey's latest venture and one that he says will do what no other company has done before: help publishers monetize the digital content they put on … McKelvey said Invisibly has garnered significant industry support, with verbal commitments from publishers that create 73 percent of U.S. digital
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Closing the Gap Between Digital and Print with WoodWing's Aurora

The latest update to Enterprise – WoodWing's multichannel publishing solution – allows media companies and publishers to adopt a channel-neutral content creation workflow, resulting in smart and efficient publishing on all channels. It also ensures fast and easy reuse of content across publications and
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Call for young writers in peace competition

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Call for young writers in peace competition

“As children's writing fellow for Northern Ireland, I am on a sworn mission to get kids writing their own stories, so I am honoured and excited to be judging this competition. The theme of 'Peace' is a powerful and deeply-inspiring creative springboard which can be interpreted in so many ways. I really
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Avalon Library Awarded Five Stars for 10th Consecutive Time

Along with an extensive circulation, the library offers year-round programming for all ages including technology workshops, creative writing, book clubs, crafting, story time and more. Patrons are encouraged to “Check It Out” and visit the library online or in person to take advantage of the many resources
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Cleburne author to host book signing

Robinson has been writing books since the '80s, when he wrote his first book, “52 Things to Do on Sabbath,” published by Review and Herald Publishing Association, which has since sold more than 30,000 copies. In 2012, he had seven books published by traditional publishers and decided to try his
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Industry Expert, Walsworth, Edwards Brothers Malloy, Worzalla Share the Trends Ahead for Book …

What he is referring to is a new disrupter in the industry: Amazon same-day delivery, which he points out, will totally change today's book publishing, manufacturing and distribution markets. Although it is unclear at this point exactly what the Service Level Agreement (SLA) will be, Conley does note that
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Bethany Huot: Diversions

My education was also full of diversions, from boarding school in Thailand to public schools in various states, private Christian school and home schooling. Reading and writing became an early passion of mine. In high school, I invested in my passion by enrolling in a mail-in creative writing course.
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The Week in Footwear: Under Armour Teams With EOS to Advance its 3-D Footwear Offering

Women's fashion footwear brands revealed the first round of their Fall '18 collections at FFANY last week. The result is a mixed bag of something old and something new as brands play off the success of current best-sellers. (Read More)
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PRH scoops global Avatar film tie in

Penguin Random House is to partner with Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products on a worldwide publishing deal for “Avatar” and its four upcoming film sequels. Released in 2009, director James Cameron's “Avatar” is the highest-grossing film in motion picture history, with
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“God's Plan for Wellness” Scheduled to Release in Spring 2018 by CrossLink Publishing

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“God's Plan for Wellness” Scheduled to Release in Spring 2018 by CrossLink Publishing

CrossLink Publishing is pleased to announce the release in paperback and eBook formats of God's Plan for Wellness by Kathleen LeSage. God's Plan for Wellness outlines simple steps for every person to take to live a healthier life. Biblical and scientific reason are behind how and why to approach
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Will Ads.cert Be The IAB's Next Big Inventory Clean-Up Play?

Some tech vendors have pressed publishers to add them to Ads.txt files to continue reselling inventory. And ad fraud researcher Augustine Fou said he's seen networks of scam publishers add their own Ads.txt files or duplicate the Ads.txt page of reputable players to continue selling garbage inventory
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Creative Writing Reading Series at UC Davis: Mai Der Vang

Creative Writing Reading Series at UC Davis: Mai Der Vang – The 2017–2018 Creative Writing Reading Series at UC Davis will showcase writers exploring their Native American, African American, Sri Lankan and Hmong heritage as well as LGBTQ and feminist issues.
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Publishing and Sexual Harassment | Book Pulse

Publishing and Harassment. The NYT looks into the whitewashing of sexual harassment concerns in the book Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast by Jeff Fager (Simon & Schuster). That story, with its twist on both media and publishing, follows the
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Enantioselective cellular localisation of europium(III) coordination complexes

The selective mitochondrial localisation of the Λ enantiomer of three different emissive europium(III) complexes in NIH 3T3 and MCF7 cells contrasts with the behaviour of the Δ enantiomer, for which a predominant lysosomal localisation was observed by confocal microscopy. In each case, cell uptake
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Open Road Ignition Drives Strong Sales in Q3 for Open Road Integrated Media

In Q3 the company launched Open Road Ignition, a full-service marketing program OR/M delivers for external publishers; this was a key source of growth. Currently OR/M is marketing more than 600 titles from external publishers, including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt who participated with an initial test of
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'It's pretty murderous': Owen King on writing an apocalyptic shocker with his father Stephen

He studied creative writing, going on to teach it to adults. He wrote We're All in This Together, a collection of stories, and Double Feature, a novel. “They were literary books. They didn't sell enormous numbers. I was very happy with what they did.” Owen's older brother Joe is another writer. He chose to
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How This Food Tour Startup Is Revitalizing Puerto Rico's Tourism Industry

“I moved to Old San Juan, and I started to do some freelancing and editing for QuePasa, Hotel Intercontinental, Caribbean Business, and I taught Creative Writing part-time at St. John's School in Condado. Living in Old San Juan, I fell in love with the people and with the food. I also ended up meeting my
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Why Did Duke University Press Publish Jasbir Puar's Fraudulent Anti-Israel Book?

In November, Duke University Press (DUP) published The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability, by Jasbir Puar. In the book, Puar makes the grotesque claims, “Israel covertly enacts the right to maim through promoting itself as attempting to avoid civilian casualties,” and, “Debilitation is extremely
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"Creative Colleges" Guidebook

Knox College's creative writing program is selected for inclusion in “Creative Colleges,” a college guidebook that focuses on the best colleges for students interested in the arts.
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'Let it Bleed: How to Write a Rockin' Memoir'

After taking a creative writing class and realizing that she herself could be teaching the class, Des Barres decided to do just that. Her “femoir” classes have been held in venues ranging from Des Barres' own living room to Austin's South by Southwest festival to last fall's London workshop held at the
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Streaming Grew Profits For Warner Music Group In 2017

However, they also reported, unsurprisingly, continued declines in revenue from physical recorded music, as well as music publishing sync revenue. Recorded Music licensing revenue and Music Publishing mechanical revenue was flat, the company reported. WMG-W-logo Digital revenue was a bright
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