No Liability for Self-Publishing Platforms over Author's Use of Unauthorized Cover Photo

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No Liability for Self-Publishing Platforms over Author's Use of Unauthorized Cover Photo

In a brief, unpublished opinion, the Sixth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of right of publicity and privacy claims against a host of self-publishing platforms and service providers for distributing an erotic (and purported “less than tasteful”) book whose cover contained an unauthorized copy of the plaintiffs'
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Night & Day diversions- December 19, 2017

By Current Publishing on December 18, 2017 Night & Day. From top to bottom: Chuck Daellenbach, Achilles Liarmakopoulous, Bernard Skully, Chris Coletti and Caleb Hudson (Photo by Bo Huang). “Canadian Brass Christmas,” The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel. Comprising
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LETTERS | December 2017 #thomasfire

However, anytime one of these horrible acts is perpetrated on the unsuspecting public, the media, mostly TV and Internet, think it is their duty to publish or post the incident on all of their programs whatever they may be. The problem, as I see it, is that they continue to “harp” on each incident over and over
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Best Bets- December 19, 2017

Indianapolis: Carmel-based Ballet Theatre of Indiana will perform seven shows of “The Nutcracker” Dec. 21-24 at the Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum. For tickets, visit btindiana.org/events. Carmel: Comedian Dave Dugan will perform a comedy show called “Holiday Hijinks!” at The Cat Theatre,
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Get Ready For An Entire Book Of Short Stories Like "Cat Person"

Haters be damned, because “Cat Person” caught the eye of high-profile publishers, who, The Guardian reported Monday, swooped on the opportunity to buy Roupenian's debut collection of short stories. Titled You Know You Want This, the new collection was sold to publisher Cape in the United
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Where 2 Go & What 2 Get!

Mark's take: Are you a seafood lover? If so, then I highly recommend you make a reservation at Mitchell's Fish Market. Make sure you bring an appetite as well. You will marvel at the vast array of seafood choices Mitchell's has to offer. Prepare to dine in a stylish and elegant setting that is made for an
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Artist Taken into Police Custody Over Mural Painted for the Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture

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Artist Taken into Police Custody Over Mural Painted for the Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture

“Over the years, the LA Art Book Fair has grown to become one of the art publishing world's largest gatherings—a community-driven celebration of innovation and creativity, as well as a rich educational forum for engaging with all facets of art book publishing,” executive director Max Schumann said in a
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Judge Rules German Master Printer Gerhard Steidl Must Repay Photographer for Lost Prints

But for one photographer, the Germanic stereotype of supreme seriousness, efficiency, orderliness, and organization evoked by Steidl contradicts the reality of working with the reclusive publisher. Lawrence Schwartzwald, a New York-based photographer, claims that he was forced to sue Steidl for the
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Advertising platform GumGum announces more Australian publisher deals

“We continue to expand our Australian publishing network as more and more publishers realise the advantage of Gum Gum's patented in-image and in-screen advertising solution,” said Jon Stubley, MD of GumGum Australia and New Zealand. “It's a win win for publishers and brand advertisers – Gum
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Local Happenings: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Dec. 22 and beyond

Saint Mary's College Creative Writing Reading Series: 7:30 p.m. through April 25, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga. Critically acclaimed literary artists for SMC fall, spring terms. An Evening with Tyehimba Jess: Oct. 25, Moraga Room, Soda Center; Gabrielle Selz: Nov. 15, Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall;
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Bringing African researchers together to advance science

Partners work together in developing project ideas and proposals, conducting research in the field, analyzing data and writing manuscripts, and training U.S. and Kenyan scientists. As The Mara Project continues to evolve, so too has the approach Post and his team have taken to create connections and
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The press's own watchdog is failing so I'm joining the fight for honest journalism

But Downing Street wants to find a way of dropping both the planned part two of the Leveson inquiry – into corrupt corporate press behaviour – and the “section 40” legislation (already on the books but never implemented), which could force publishers to offer cheap arbitration to claimants who don't
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Going beyond mobile-first

Reaching news consumers during these dead times is a challenge for news publishers. The mobile screen is becoming a crowded space. Notifications, news apps, social platforms, and news aggregators battle for attention. Browsing news sites, hopping from one to another, is difficult on mobile.
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Of Course They Hated Her

Her legacy has been her scandals: the libel suit after calling Lillian Hellman a liar, her frank writing about sex, her habit of putting her friends in her novels, her leave-nothing-out memoirs. She was a “cold and beautiful novelist who devoured three husbands and a crowd of lovers in the course of a neatly
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Reddit's mobile apps now let people view only visual posts, block ads through in-app browser

In a redesign of its mobile apps announced on Monday, Reddit will add an option for people to only view non-text posts, which could help its fledgling video advertising business, and support for Apple's Safari View Controller, which would enable people to block ads on publishers' sites accessed
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Self-publishing allows writers to tell stories on their own terms

While bigger industries have already started leveraging these trends, we are increasingly seeing smaller, more niche sectors also looking to harness the opportunities that technology brings – one such industry being self-publishing. The most recent data reveals that in 2014, there were 9,054 books
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Literary event lineup highlights local writers, issues

Among them was Cambrian Park resident Lynn Rogers, who has been a prolific author for decades and teaches creative writing in Los Gatos and Saratoga. Though many of her writings include personal essays, her latest book, “The Last Piano Bar,” is a fictional “vintage romance” set in Alviso. Starting
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6 Things We All Tell Ourselves Over Summer Break

In the days leading up to summer break we all make our own bucket lists of things to achieve. But when summer actually gets here, the bucket list becomes a lot harder to cross off. Summer should be about relaxing, enjoying the sun and re energising for semester one next year. Here are some things all
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Booked for the holidays

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Booked for the holidays

This summer the Association of American Publishers pronounced the U.S. book publishing industry in remarkably good health, deeming religious and inspirational categories as some of the best-selling. This despite the continued shuttering of brick-and-mortar bookstores, including Christian shops.
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Toronto Real Estate Board sends cease-and-desist letter to website publishing sales data

Shortly after, websites began publishing or sharing online the selling price of particular houses, which TREB has argued violates consumers' privacy. Select/Plan Real Estate Inc., which operates Sold.Watch and other websites, began offering a daily email with homes sold data and access online to
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MFA Creative Writing Faculty Alumni and Faculty Land on New York Times, NPR Best Book Lists

2017 was a big year for alumni and faculty authors from the MFA Creative Writing program. Of the 37 books published by those authors this year, 10 of them landed on several Best Books of 2017 lists. Among the most listed was faculty member Katie Mitamura, whose book, A Separation was named to
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This Penthouse is closed: The end of its Black Label

But today the publisher of Penthouse Australia says Australians are no longer interested in reading the salacious letters from the lovelorn and sex … and poor sales were behind the icon's demise, adding it was sad to see any part of Penthouse's publishing history disappear but “we move with the times”.
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Illustrated Book Editor

For 25 years, we have been at the forefront of storytelling, publishing 28 New York Times best sellers, winning Apple's award for best designed app of the year, and garnering numerous industry accolades for our print and digital titles. We're known for developing the best and most innovative illustrated
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Facebook Wants Publishers To Stop Begging For 'Likes' And 'Shares'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Facebook is clamping down on so-called “engagement baiting.” In the future, users will be seeing less asks in their news feed for “likes” and “shares” and other actions. Facebook will begin demoting individual posts from people and Pages that use engagement bait.
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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, bestselling author James Patterson has made the holidays a bit brighter for independent booksellers through his Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program. This year Patterson upped the total dollar amount of the bonuses by $100,00 over previous years for a total pool of $350,000.
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Social Media/Psychology Pearl Medical Publishing LLC

Looking for a great internship at Pearl Medical Publishing LLC? Learn more about the Social Media/Psychology position right now!
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Publisher's Letter: The Year Ahead

With popular books titled Dude, What's My Job, Not Everyone Gets a Trophy and Managing Millennials, along with the rise in consulting companies that concentrate entirely on what makes millennials tick, there's a lot of hype about the attitudes of millennials in the workplace and the new modern mindset
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Lawrence J. DeNardis: Why People Still Read Books

The decline of books in our lives has been predicted for several years because of digitization and changed reading habits. It has been nearly 10 years since Amazon.com Inc. introduced its Kindle e-book reader and challenged the well-developed business models of publishers. Currently, however, U.S.
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Kashmir's engineering dropout self-publishes debut novel

Kashmir's engineering dropout self-publishes debut novel … Illustrating his thoughts by weaving a provocative narrative, Faheem Bhat, a young author from Kashmir Valley has published his first book under the … He self-published his book with the aid of Notion Press, a self-publishing company in India.
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Weekly Bestsellers, 18 December 2017

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Weekly Bestsellers, 18 December 2017

Year One by Nora Roberts, author of the long-running In Death series of associational SF/police procedural novels under the name J.D. Robb, debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #3 on the New York Times and Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover lists.
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Importance of Publishing and Steps for Writing an Article

Importance of Publishing and Steps for Writing an Article. Back. The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) is organizing a seminar on the 'Importance of Publishing and Steps for Writing an Academic Article', to be delivered by Dr. Souheil Hallit. This event is open to all but will be particularly important for
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ERROR during publishing a package

Hi everyone. I am trying to publish my solution but I have this error. Project cannot be published. GUARDAR file has validation errors. System.Exception: Project cannot be published. GUARDAR file has validation errors…
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Dorling Kindersley Publishing

Highest quality books. Enthusiastic and cooperative US and Canada sals and marketing teams.
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Receptionist Position – Well-known Publishing Company. Great working environment job with …

Receptionist Position – Well-known Publishing Company. Great working environment in Experienced (non manager), Administration, General with FOURTEEN PEOPLE. Apply Today.
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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Says 'Top End' Of His Voice Is 'Maybe Even Better' Than It …

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. Bruce told iNews that he wanted to cover his cancer battle in his book to raise awareness of the condition, which
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Strategist & Social Media Content Producer Rachael Trevino Reaches Two Amazon Bestseller …

Strategist & Social Media Content Producer Rachael Treviño, hit #1 on the Amazon.com Category Best Sellers List on December, 13 2017 for the release of Local Business Mavericks. The book also ranked No. 2 in the Free Enterprise category on Amazon.ca. Local Business Mavericks Volume 16, is a
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The Triumph of the Oligarchs

By passing it, Republican donors will save billions – paying a lower top tax rate, doubling the amount their heirs can receive tax-free, and treating themselves as “pass-through” businesses able to deduct 20 percent of their income (effectively allowing Trump to cut his tax rate in half, if and when he pays
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The Problem With Humans of New York

Due to the success of the project—it has produced 18 million fans and two best-sellers—Stanton decided to create a documentary series for the new Facebook platform, Facebook Watch. The idea was similar to his portraiture. Stanton interviewed close to 1200 people of all ages and walks of life, and
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Activision, Take-Two Nab Fresh Buy Ratings, EA Started At Neutral

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Activision, Take-Two Nab Fresh Buy Ratings, EA Started At Neutral

In morning trading on the stock market today, Activision was flat, near 66.70. Take-Two was down a fraction, near 111. EA was down 1.2%, near 108. Game publishers are benefiting from the transformation of video games from stand-alone packaged media to connected entertainment services, Ross said
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Middle East Studies Meltdown on Jerusalem

Similarly, Reza Aslan, a creative writing professor at UC-Riverside, maintained that Trump was “throwing a bomb into the mix” to appease “his white evangelical base, who views the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as some sort of cosmic battle for the end times.” In fact, it was Middle East studies academics
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Assam publishers on four-day strike

Dibrugarh: The Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association on Monday said it would launch a four-day statewide strike from Wednesday against free distribution of textbooks. More than three lakh booksellers, wholesalers and publishers will be affected by the decision to provide free textbooks to the
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Who is The Chameleon Blogger?

To answer these questions I'd have to give you a little history about me and my love for blogging. I've always been interested in art and creative writing – From drawing in school, playing with colours, learning to make hair, sew and knit at an early age, to writing a book in JSS 1. I loved it all. Every holiday
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Buying your time: the allure of direct payments

Advertising alone is no longer a fail-safe funding mechanism for digital publishers. With the continued challenges associated with ad blocking and looming changes on the horizon from GDPR and ePrivacy Regulations that could significantly impact the way in which publishers monetize content – it's
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About.com had become a relic of the web, so its owner blew it up – now it's enjoying a surge in …

About.com was trending toward a bad ending, so parent company IAC decided on a total reboot. Since relaunching as six distinct new sites, the publisher, now known as Dotdash, has seen revenue jump 40% in the fourth quarter, with ad revenue expected to net out at $20 million. That's following a
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Creative Writer for Large Country Music & Lifestyle Brand

Looking for a great paid internship at Momentum Media, LLC (WhiskeyRiff.com)? Learn more about the Creative Writer for Large Country Music & Lifestyle Brand position right now!
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Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017

Rose Publishing published books about Arkansas, including “Arkansas Odyssey,” considered by many to be the most complete recounting of Arkansas history. Edwin Boyd Alderson Jr., an El Dorado lawyer and businessman, died Oct. 5 at the age of 77. He served as Union County municipal judge for
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Ginsburg's Podcast Preview: Creative Warriors connects solopreneurs with essential tools

The Creative Warriors podcast primarily benefits the solopreneur seeking growth, efficiency and profitability from their business. As the name implies, it targets makers and their ongoing battles for success. Although intended for writers, designers, photographers or others often found working in the
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Aughrim Sheep Show History Book to be launched

Aughrim Sheep Show celebrated its 50th year in 2017 and are publishing a history book to celebrate this significant anniversary. 'The Show' – A Celebration of 50 Years of Aughrim Sheep Show is a collection of memories, photographs, press cuttings, catalogues, and articles relating to the Show.
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Serving readers over advertisers

As the news industry moves away from primary reliance on advertising as its core revenue model, publishers will focus on serving their readers better instead of how best to sell them to advertisers. For the first time in decades, several large news publishers now generate more revenues from readers
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'Australia has lost its sex drive'

Mr Costas told news.com.au a changing view on sex and poor sales were behind the icon's demise, adding it was sad to see any part of Penthouse's publishing history disappear but “we move with the times”. “Society at large is more conservative, due to political correctness companies that want to
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Charles Tobias's newly released “The Prophecy of The Messiah” is a captivating novel to which the …

“The Prophecy of The Messiah”: the historical unfolding of Jesus' journey through life fulfilling the scriptures that were brought before him. “The Prophecy of The Messiah” is the creation of published author, Charles Tobias, a military veteran who served four years on a US Navy destroyer. After serving in
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Take Two Reveals Indie Branch, Publishing Obsidian's New RPG

Publishing giant Take Two Interactive has revealed their new label for publishing indie games, Private Division. This new publishing branch will focus on working with a number of indie devs on new titles, the most notable probably being a brand new RPG from Obsidian entertainment. Obsidian has
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Young adult author returns to inspirational home

And Ciocca, a Masuk High School graduate who now lives in Georgia with her husband and 4-year-old son, will be returning to her old stomping grounds next week, coming to speak to the high school's creative writing class on Thursday, Dec. 21. “It's so much fun talking to teenagers — they are my
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'Good memories:' Iconic bell rings with holiday experiences

Laten Legg Stearns was the son of John and Abigail (Legg) Stearns and was raised in Speedsville, New York, according to the “Genealogical and Personal History of Lycoming County” by John W. Jordan and published by Lewis Historical Publishing Co. in 1906. After attending high school and then an
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Creative Writing (MFA) Program Reading Series: Winter 2018

The New England College MFA program in Creative Writing presents six award-winning poets and prose writers for this Winter 2018 Reading Series. Events are being held on the Henniker campus except for January 5 which will be held at NEC Concord. These events are free and open to the public.
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Cast and Creative Announced for Lyric Stage's ROAD SHOW

A graduate of Boston College with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College, Matt has performed, taught, and directed improvisation for two decades, most recently as a part of Babson College's M.B.A. program, as one half of the improv team The Angriest Show in the World, and as the director
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On Faculty and Mental Illness

Katie Rose Guest Pryal is a novelist, journalist, and freelance academic and a former clinical associate professor of law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches creative writing part-time in Duke University's continuing-studies program. Browse her previous columns here .
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Canada Had a Wild West, too

His first book, The Recent History of Terrorism in Canada, 1963-2013, is a work of historical non-fiction. His third book, The Men In The Woods, will be published in early 2018 and takes place in Newfoundland in 1942 and details the island's role in the chaotic Battle of the Atlantic. He currently lives in
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You're About to See Way Fewer Facebook Posts Asking For Likes and Comments

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You're About to See Way Fewer Facebook Posts Asking For Likes and Comments

Facebook hasn't revealed exactly how severe the consequences will be for publishers that employ engagement bait to draw more attention toward their content. The company has only said that businesses and publishers using these tactics will see a drop in reach, and pages that do so repeatedly will
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Project Manager, Agile, Data Migration, Publishing

Salary: £475 – £525 p day, Job Type: Contract/Interim, Duration: 6 Months, Start Date: ASAP – Apply Now for this Project Manager, Agile, Data Migration, Publishing vacancy!
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Award winning poet is University of Limerick writer in residence

He will join novelists Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, Joseph O'Connor, Giles Foden and Donal Ryan as a teacher on UL's MA in Creative Writing and at UL's Creative Writing Summer School. Dr Dyar succeeds award-winning novelist and short-story writer Julian Gough in the post, which was previously held
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Kindle Direct Publishing Publishes the Myxo File XXXV: A Letter to a President Morton O. Shapiro …

Kindle Publishing announces the Myxo File XXXV, published today on Amazon.com, the ebook “A letter written to a President” on President Schapiro's work at the university, the importance for the future for students, faculty and all who walk the halls of this great institution, and the success of the medical
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Amazon may face €10m fine for alleged 'abuse' of market dominance

An EU investigation in May revealed that the company had placed clauses in its agreements with e-book publishers that made it more difficult for other platforms to compete. For example, publishers were often required to offer more favourable terms to Amazon than those offered to competitors, including
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'Medical Story-Worlds' plumbs stories about the human body

A classics major who is pursuing certificates in creative writing, gender and sexuality studies, and humanistic studies, D'Angelo said she took the course to expand on her interest in the philosophy of ancient medical thought, particularly Greek medical writings on mental illness and female anatomy.
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Introducing the Billy Mobile Publisher's RESTful API

Media buyers and networks that are working on the publisher's side, want to have more and more control over what offer is being shown with their traffic, i.
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IPSO Editors' Code: Mail secures change to privacy rules, publishers urged to reveal financial …

Members of press regulator IPSO are set to be asked to report back on their transparency policies covering editorial and commercial relationships. The recommendation came from the Editors' Code Committee which today revealed a number of changes to the rules which most newspaper and magazine
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'Shutting down the library will deny a legacy to our children': Deanshanger residents protest cuts

Our excellent volunteers, together with librarian Paula, organise book clubs, a creative writing group, reading challenges – and they foster a connection with local schools and play groups.” Other groups across the county have also staged events in protest of the cuts. Stuart Chatterton, who is fighting to
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Experts Predict: Publisher Monetisation Progression in 2018

The world for publishers has changed over the last year with a focus on quality content and ways to unlock new revenue streams. In a series of features reflecting on the past year, and looking ahead to what we can expect in 2018, ExchangeWire invites over 100 thought leaders from across the industry
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Finally, the seeds of radical reinvention

2017 was a particularly bad year for this, with numerous publishers apparently pursuing a strategy of howling in protest against Google and Facebook as well loudly as shouting “I told you so” with the recent news of revenue disappointment and cutbacks at firms such as BuzzFeed. 2018 will undoubtedly
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Class Act Books Launches Epic Fantasy Saga

A novel from her last series, Sinbad's Last Voyage (Book 2 of the Adventures of Sinbad), garnered 3rd place in the Critique Your Novel 2013 Novel Writing Contest. Class Act Books Publishers came under new ownership in 2013 and since that time strives to bring the best writing in all genres to its
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Imine-based [2]catenanes in water

We report the efficient condensation of imine-based macrocycles from dialdehyde A and aliphatic diamines Bn in pure water. Within the libraries, we identified a family of homologous amphiphilic [2]catenanes, whose self-assembly is primarily driven by the hydrophobic effect. The length and odd-even
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Folio: to Honor Digital Content Publishers at Awards Gala on April 5, 2018

The Folio: Digital Awards Gala will spotlight digital excellence in the magazine and digital publishing industry. Submissions for the … Folio: will host an Awards Gala in New York City on April 5, 2018 to celebrate outstanding web, mobile and social media initiatives among publishers of digital content.
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Publishing the Grenfell report is not enough – we need deeds not words when it comes to fire safety

Publishing the Grenfell report is not enough – we need deeds not words when it comes to fire safety. The Fire and Rescue Service has seen cuts of 11,000 staff since 2010 while local authorities are on the path to absolute ruin. Why isn't the Government doing anything to address this? Chris Williamson
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About.com had become a relic of the web, so it's owner blew it up – now it's enjoying a surge in …

About.com was trending toward a bad ending, so parent company IAC decided on a total reboot. Since relaunching as five distinct new sites, the publisher, now known as Dotdash, has seen revenue jump 40% in the fourth quarter, with ad revenue expected to net out at $20 million. That's following a
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Nelvana announces Ranger Rob publishing deal

“We are incredibly thrilled to partner with Nelvana to bring Ranger Rob into publishing,” said Simon Payette, general manager of Chouette Publishing “We've had tremendous publishing success with our own property, Caillou, and are excited to take that expertise and use it to make Ranger Rob a huge
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Stormont officials ask for public feedback after publishing paper setting out tough cuts choices

Stormont officials have laid out the bleak financial position facing public services in Northern Ireland ahead of a major budgetary tipping point for the rudderless administration. In a highly unusual step, the North's Department of Finance has published a briefing paper mapping out the tough choices
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Barnes & Noble's Bestselling Books Of 2017 Are Here, And 'Milk And Honey' Tops The Fiction List

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Barnes & Noble's Bestselling Books Of 2017 Are Here, And 'Milk And Honey' Tops The Fiction List

“It's hard to imagine two more aesthetically different books at the top of our fiction and nonfiction bestseller lists for the year,” says Liz Harwell, Director of Merchandise, in a statement provided to Bustle. “But in some ways, both books are addressing a core issue for many of us: how to live good, satisfying
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Whole Foods Market Reveals Seasonal Bestsellers & Foodie Favorites to Inspire Holiday Hosts

AUSTIN, Texas–(Business Wire)–As the holiday entertaining season continues, Whole Foods Market is revealing some of their customers' foodie favorites for the season, including the most searched and top-rated recipes, favorite prepared foods, and the bestselling holiday staples featuring new lower
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815: Running out of time? Here are 8 Rockford-area spots for unique, last-minute Christmas gifts

Two of the store's best-sellers are a line of bath fizzes call The Green Rift that come in boozy scents such as spiked melon, cosmopolitan and lavender martini ($8.99); and “selection boxes” of Cadbury chocolate bars that include customer favorite the Curly Wurly — a chewy, chocolate-covered caramel
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Anne Rice, with son Christopher, hoping for 'Game of Thrones'-quality TV adaption of 'Vampire …

Authors Anne Rice and her son, Christopher Rice, arrived early for a book-signing at Just Fabulous in Palm Springs. Fans in goth attire …. I know your husband was the chairman of the creative writing program at San Francisco State and you lived in the Haight-Ashbury in the 1960s. But I understand you
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English student's band bridges genres to create online niche

Just four months after writing that, Underwood doesn't feel like the project's so casual anymore. Any creative endeavor is something he takes seriously. Though law school's his main focus, Underwood's always putting pen to paper, whether it's for his next song, a story written for a creative writing class or
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the UK, with US deal in the …

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know You
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How the 'Christian machine' destroyed an evangelical writer who denounced Trump

Jen Hatmaker was a popular writer for white evangelicals. Her books were on the New York Times best sellers list, her home renovation was the subject of a reality show on HGTV, and she was regularly doing speaking tours. Until she criticized Donald Trump. That's when the death threats started.
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4 Digital Publishing Strategies That Our Top Publishers Used in 2017

Thousands of digital publishers use our platforms, so we took a look at the digital publishing strategies our top publishers used to grow their web properties in 2017.
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Here's The Official Christmas UK Charts

We now have the official Christmas charts thanks to Chart-Track and it is once again Call of Duty: WWII that's claimed the top spot. The highest entry for Nintendo is the fantastic Super Mario Odyssey on the Nintendo Switch. Here's the best-sellers for Christmas. The Official Christmas Chart arrives and
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Books You Should Read: The 3D Printing Handbook

There have been dozens of books published as a guidebook to 3D printing over the years, and some of those are even in their second edition. Yes, despite the disappearance of 3D printers from the headlines of TechCrunch, and despite the massive public disillusionment of computer-controlled hot glue
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WWE Clash of Champions 2017: Grades for AJ Styles, Kevin Owens and Top Stars

And Ziggler, one of WWE's best sellers and consistently great workers, showed his worth to the company again Sunday. Tasked with opening the show alongside Bobby Roode and Baron Corbin, who both also looked great, Ziggler was fantastic. It will be interesting to see where this latest title run takes
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France seeks to fine Amazon for allegedly abusing its market position

In May, Amazon agreed to modify the contractual terms it offers to European book publishers following an antitrust investigation led by EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager. Several other U.S. tech giants have also found themselves in Vestager's sights recently. Earlier this month, for
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Hungry Girl: Mini Chicken Pot Pies You Can Make In a Muffin Pan

Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also the author of twelve books, six of which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Read her PEOPLE.com blog every Monday for
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You can thank Facebook, Hulu, and Instagram for some of the year's bestselling books

Make Your Bed has spent 31 weeks on the New York Times how-to bestsellers list and has sold at least 350,000 print copies. On the longer end of the content spectrum, quality TV seems like it might be yet another distraction for potential readers, but in fact, increased demand for streaming TV is helping
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Fiction Bestsellers


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Christmas in the Bindery

For the book market, it's created a vibrant self-publishing sector for the first time in history. Although quantities per order may be small, there are far more self-published book titles than commercial ones. And digital print means that whatever your print project may be, it can be printed and finished in short
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Stormont officials publish briefing paper setting out tough cuts choices

“This year, in the absence of ministers, the Department of Finance is now taking the unusual step of publishing information about the broad choices available for balancing the Budget to help inform decisions to be taken by an incoming Executive.” The three illustrative scenarios set out in the paper
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Australian Natasha Lester signs with Sphere after auction

Lester herself worked as a marketing manager for cosmetic company L'Oréal, managing the Maybelline brand, before returning to university to study creative writing and turning her hand to historical fiction. She said: “To know that my books will now be published in the UK is incredibly exciting for me.
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Monotech and Pressline signed JV to develop a new inkjet press

It will be an ideal solution for short-run printing, transaction printing, and various other applications.” He added, “The runs are getting shorter and shorter, and the book publishers need a solution that will meet that is cost effective, manufactured in India, supported by the Indian company, at a cost-effective
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The True Story Behind Spielberg's 'The Post'

In Steven Spielberg's 'The Post,' Meryl Streep brings Katharine Graham's 1971 decision to have the Washington Post publish the top secret Pentagon Papers to life. However, even with the support of Tom Hanks as editor Ben Bradlee, there's only so much that one film can include. Here's the real story
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What Is The Buzz Surrounding Amfil Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:AMFE)?

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What Is The Buzz Surrounding Amfil Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:AMFE)?

Amfil Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:AMFE) issued updates to the investment community and shareholders on the Snakes & Lattes Game publishing segment. First reported in July 2017, the publishing segment came into existence in answer to repeated inquiries from company's consumers and from
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A colorful history of judging books by their covers

We are cautioned to avoid judging a book by its cover, yet that is precisely what publishers hope we will do. Dust jacket illustration, which came into its own in the 1920s, has long deserved recognition as a serious art form. If any doubt remains, Martin Salisbury's splendid survey, “The Illustrated Dust
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Loyalty as the key performance indicator

In the coming year, publishers will focus on building direct relationships with audiences and learning as much about their readers and viewers as possible. As business models shift from pageview-driven display to direct sales — whether subscriptions, memberships, events, or courses — key
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Wonder Wheel is Proof Woody Allen Can't Stand Aging Women

Anyone who has taken a class on Playwriting or Screenwriting, or just taken more than one course in Creative Writing knows that characters are often created from people they know or have known. Ask Larry David. If Allen is creating the character of an aging woman in a negative light, it just could be
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Facebook will punish users who post 'engagement bait'

Facebook says it will roll out the changes over the coming weeks to let publishers adjust their content so they don't inadvertently use engagement bait. Having posts show less prominently on Facebook could have devastating effects on some publishers who rely on the service to reach their audience.
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The Current Sex Panic Harks Back to the Era of Coddling Women

The creative writing professor who conducted my independent study in his house, for example. It was perhaps a more innocent time, but even then I was not unaware of the sexual overtones our culture would see in a young female student going to a much older male professor's home while his wife was
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San Manuel's Christian Velasquez is POY finalist

San Manuel senior running back Christian Velasquez was one of 46 finalists up for the Ed Doherty Award, which is presented by the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club (GCSGC) and given to the top Arizona high school football player. The award luncheon took place last Saturday at the Scottsdale
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Jeff Pew receives Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Award

“Jeff has taught creative writing at Selkirk for 18 years, fostering young talent and instilling a love of poetry, literacy and personal expression. An accomplished writer, poet and speaker, Jeff also co-founded and coordinated the spoken word celebration, Poetry on the Rocks, which has been held in
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Is Chinese Massage an Effective and Cost-Effective Treatment for Chronic Neck Pain?


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Boston Book Festival Donates Books and Funds to Curley K-8 in Jamaica Plain

Last week, organizers of The Boston Book Festival visited Jamaica Plain's Curley K-8 school to deliver the results of its recent “Shelf Help” efforts to donate books and funds to this public school's soon to be reopened library. The effort, begun in September, invited bookstores, book publishers, and
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Facebook is prioritizing Watch in its video strategy pivot

This News Feed tweak will likely incentivize publishers to more heavily invest in developing episodic content as opposed to one-off videos. It'll also prioritize videos that users proactively search for. Videos that users searchfor, as well as videos that users go directly to a Page to watch, will see greater
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Iowa Supreme Court Apparently Unfamiliar With First Amendment And Prior Restraint: Bars …

United States from 1971 is a pretty important and well known First Amendment case, in which the court specifically said that preventing newspapers from publishing information was unconstitutional prior restraint. That case relies on a number of other super famous First Amendment cases such as Near v.
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Year in Review: Publishing and Advertising in 2017

Every year brings new challenges and innovations to publishing and ad tech, and 2017 was certainly no different. Learn what made news in 2017.
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“Meeting The Muse”

This epiphany led me to live for a decade in wildly creative Santa Fe, New Mexico with its vibrant and robust art and writing communities. I wrote write fiction and poetry and founded a small publishing press, penning and editing my own and others' stories. And I created Sojourns Writing Workshops
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The best games you might have missed in 2017

The first creative writing assignments teachers generally dole out is the old personal narrative: Take something that happened to you and tell me about it. The point isn't really the story, of course, but to see how tightly the student can put together sentences, create a sense of momentum from word to word
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Science Reviews 2000 joins ALPSP Collections and Aggregagent

Syndicated from http://www.stm-publishing.com/. December 18, 2017. Science Reviews 2000 and ACCUCOMS have signed an agreement to include Science Reviews 2000 titles in the ALPSP Collections of Aggregagent. With this inclusion, the four journals will not only be part of the ALPSP Collections,
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A Target of Bullies Perseveres to Earn a 'Prize': His Diploma

In January 2016, Mr. Cox received his associate degree in liberal arts. That spring, he transferred to Hunter College, pursuing creative writing. His passion for writing comes from a desire to express and expose the human struggle, he said. For the past few years, Mr. Cox has been filling several journals
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Minnesota Center for Book Arts Announces Spring 2018 Artists-in-Residence

From the traditional crafts of papermaking, letterpress printing and hand bookbinding to experimental artmaking and self-publishing techniques, MCBA supports the limitless creative evolution of book arts through book arts workshops and programming for adults, youth, families, K-12 students and
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Panoply Media's New Series "Haunted" Explores Real Life Ghost Stories $codeDebug.log("output …

Panoply Media's advertising and publishing platform, Megaphone, provides unprecedented technology for podcast publishers and advertisers, connecting publishers with tools to monetize premium audio and connect advertisers with unparalleled access to a diverse listenership. Powered by Nielsen
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Facebook will begin demoting 'engagement bait' in your News Feed

The engagement-bait crackdown isn't happening immediately, in order to give publishers time to reconsider their strategies. “We will roll out this Page-level demotion over the course of several weeks to give publishers time to adapt and avoid inadvertently using engagement bait in their posts,”
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Gameloft Product Marketing Manager, Asia Publishing

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Gameloft Product Marketing Manager, Asia Publishing

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and
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Funcom secures $10.6M to kickstart publishing and co-development ventures

Conan Exiles developer Funcom has secured $10.6 million in funding from Swedbank Robur Fonder to expand into the world of licensing and co-development. Swedbank has previously invested in other major game studios and publishers, and wants to give Funcom the financial freedom it needs to
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Publishing SalesCity of London – Job

Publishing Sales in City of London. Apply for this job vacancy today at www.multilingualvacancies.com.
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Tracy Letts Says Everyone Was Nervous on the Set of The Post, Except for Carrie Coon

That urgency is earned: The story of Katharine Graham's (Meryl Streep) decision to publish the Pentagon Papers in the Washington Post (after a restraining order stopped the New York Times from publishing further excerpts) is one of a handful of movies to make you leave the theater feeling just a wee
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How 2017's Top-Level Editorial Changes Will Affect the Future of Fashion Publishing

News that an editor of Graydon Carter's stature would be vacating his post after 25 years at Vanity Fair was guaranteed to send ripples throughout the publishing industry. Ditto that sentiment for word that Robbie Myers would be departing Elle after 17 years, or that Glamour's veteran EIC Cindi Leive
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CSIRO Publishing to host its reference works on the HighWire Press Intelligent Platform – 18 Dec …

CSIRO Publishing, Australia's leading scientific publisher, and HighWire Press, have announced a new partnership to deliver its complete front and backlist of reference works in agriculture, plant and animal sciences, environmental studies, and other disciplines, using HighWire's Intelligent Platform
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Ex-Corrie star visits budding college TV writers group

SCREENWRITING students were “amazed” to learn that one of their fellow classmates was a film and ex-Coronation Street star. Budding scriptwriters at Coleg Llandrillo's Abergele campus were joined on the Introduction to Creative Writing' course by Bruce Jones, who played Les Battersby in the soap.
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Britcom Publishing

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.
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Arizona Republic publisher joins ASU as first Sue Clark-Johnson Professor

Arizona Republic Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish, an award-winning journalist and media executive, will be the inaugural Sue Clark-Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University announced today.
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Plan B for books

Yet I'll wager that none of the major publishers will feel entirely satisfied with the year. All will want more from 2018. Hachette's new management will need to begin on the front foot after those Cursed comparisons with 2016; PRH will press to consolidate on its year-end charts dominance (it has eight of
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Grad Student Profile: George Abraham

While he found himself intrigued by math and science in high school, Abraham dreamed of becoming a screenwriter, so he took a creative writing course to hone his skills for Hollywood. The course began with a unit on poetry, which Abraham initially despised. But as he wrote poems, he began to feel
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Debut novel takes revenge thriller to new heights

Published through Victoria's TellWell, The Librarian follows Sarah, a shy librarian who accidentally stumbles on a conspiracy by a group of rogue cops. Assaulted, framed and sent to prison to ensure her silence, Sarah discovers a fierce will to live and a startling capacity for violence that enables her to
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Mahopac Grad's 'Puppy Tales' Helps Kids Deal With Emotions

Over the past few years, Vought, an intensive care coordinator who works with children, self-published two books, the second of which, “Puppy Tales II: Emotions,” was recently released by AuthorHouse Publishing Co. “During the past 35 years working with children and families, I have felt that parents
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Ebook Publishing Duration

Good day. Until when will my published ebook be available in Kindle Amazon Store? Is it unless deleted or there is a specific date of expiration? Thanks in advance for the feedback! Ralph E Vaughan. Posts: 3,250. Registered: 12/01/12. Re: Ebook Publishing Duration Posted: Dec 18, 2017 6:39 AM in
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Amblin Partners Inks Exclusive Music-Publishing Deal With BMG

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Amblin Partners Inks Exclusive Music-Publishing Deal With BMG

Amblin Partners has signed an exclusive deal with BMG to administer its music publishing rights worldwide. Recent films under the Amblin Partners umbrella include “Bridge of Spies” (pictured), “The Girl on the Train,” “Office Christmas Party” and “A Dog's Purpose” as well as the upcoming Steven
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The PQube Quest: 2017's publishing odyssey

Distributor turned publisher PQube has had a big year, hunting out niche titles such as Cat Quest and releasing them across multiple platforms. …. This is why we're seeing a rapid move away from self-publishing and developers actively seeing out PQube to understand how we can help them.
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Harvard Business Publishing Highlights the Power of Participant Feedback in Large Cohort …

Harvard Business Publishing, provider of world-class leadership development solutions for global companies and organizations, identifies the power of feedback in successfully implementing large cohort leadership development programs, and describes how evaluating and interpreting participant
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Digital Educational Publishing Market Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development …

The 'Global and Chinese Digital Educational Publishing Industry, 2012-2022 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Digital Educational Publishing research with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics on the market status
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Notion Press publishes Dr. Vikas' debut novel 'Lekhak Sahab' — notionpress

(MENAFN Editorial) Notion Press, India's fastest growing self-publishing company has published a passionate novel 'Lekhak Sahab' written by Dr. Vikas. … Published by Notion Press, the book 'Lekhak Sahab' is currently available on Amazon, Notion Press bookstore and other e-commerce sites. Grab a
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Take-Two Announces New Publishing Label for Indie Games

Private Division is a new publishing label from Take-Two Interactive that already promises a plethora of exciting projects for 2019. Private Division is the third label by Take-Two following Rockstar Games and 2K Games. The publisher has already announced partnerships with five studios to release a
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Ombudsman asks President Tusk to publish meetings with lobbyists

The European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, is asking European Council President Donald Tusk to consider publishing information about meetings he and his cabinet hold with interest representatives. While such meetings are essential to his role, Ms O'Reilly has also suggested that any such meetings
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Cat Person author's debut book sparks flurry of international publishing deals

Kristen Roupenian, whose short story about a relationship turned sour, Cat Person, set the internet on fire last week, has sold her debut book to a UK publisher for a high five-figure sum, with an auction in the US now understood to be topping $1m (£748,000). Published in the New Yorker, which said the
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