eBay Sends Suggestions to Top Sellers on What to Sell

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eBay Sends Suggestions to Top Sellers on What to Sell

“Thank you for being among our top eBay fashion sellers! As a top seller, the merchandising team is reaching out with suggestions on inventory that could increase your sales. Attached you will find the opportunities we think are relevant to your categories. This is based on gaps we see where inventory
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'True Detective' Will Film Third Season In NWA

… role of Wayne Hays, an Arkansas State Police detective. Carmen Ejogo will play Amelia Reardon, a school teacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980. Nic Pizzolatto, the “True Detective” series creator, graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2005 with a M.F.A. in creative writing.
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Where's Amy attends IBC's 'The Nutcracker'

Where's Amy gives a 10-star salute to the Indiana Ballet Conservatory for its spectacular four-day, sold-out performances of “The Nutcracker” at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. From start to finish, these young dancers shined and dazzled the audience. One fun fact about the IBC's “Nutcracker” is it
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Looking back at a year of shooting for the stars

UC Santa Cruz-educated literary writers continued to win hearts and minds with their creative work and reportage. The tireless and boundlessly creative alumna Kate Schatz (Stevenson '01, women's studies and creative writing) scored her second New York Times bestseller with her latest work, Rad
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Music Modernization Act seeks to fix America's mechanical royalties mess

Although paid for by the digital services, this new collecting society would be run by music publishers and self-published songwriters. Why would the digital services bankroll a new organisation to be run by the music industry? Because, say the lawmakers, “the MLC would address the challenges digital
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Calling All Leos: Here's What's Ahead For You in 2018

Until November, there are financial opportunities in a variety of industries such as sales, advertising and creative writing. After November, look to restaurants, hotels, and home-focused industries for opportunity. Family-owned businesses also seem profitable this year thanks to support from family
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Where's Amy sees 'The Last Jedi'

Where's Amy attended the special sold-out premier party for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Flix Brewhouse in Carmel. The night included photos with Star Wars characters, vendors, “Star Wars”-themed crafted brews and a chance to join The Force and watch the long-awaited blockbuster on the big screen.
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J. Peter Teschner, former Doings owner and publisher, dies

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J. Peter Teschner, former Doings owner and publisher, dies

James Peter Teschner, who purchased the Hinsdale Doings in 1960 and oversaw expansion of the publication during 40 years as publisher, died Dec. 11. He was 86. Teschner's daughter, Laurie Teschner Adams, said her father recognized “the weekly local newspapers are so important to people,
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Diversified Communications Acquires Mumbrella, a Digital Publishing and Event Company in …

Recently, Diversified Communications completed the acquisition of Mumbrella, the leading brand in the digital publishing and marketing industry in Australia. The business is aligned with Diversified Communications' expansion and diversification plans as well as their growing global portfolio of events,
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Newtrade Publishing, Sub Editor

Newtrade Publishing, Sub Editor in Sub-Editors, Trade Publication, Journalist Writer with Newtrade Publishing Ltd. Apply Today.
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Universal signs licensing deal with Facebook

After a year of chatter about quite how Facebook would go about legitimising the music that swims around its platform, Universal Music has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with the social media giant, covering the use of its recording and publishing catalogues. So maybe Facebook isn't going to
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Just Sayin': Devastating cuts at Stony Brook U.

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Just Sayin': Devastating cuts at Stony Brook U.

The writing program must let go of all its adjuncts, including myself: 18 diverse and accomplished professionals, nearly half the faculty. We will be replaced by instructors and teaching assistants from unrelated fields. Would you want a geologist teaching your writing course? Administrators are trying to
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Global Digital Publishing Market 2017 – Recent Study Including Growth Factors, Applications …

Questale published a new in-depth industry research that focuses on Global Digital Publishing market, delivers detailed analysis of market and future prospects of Global Digital Publishing market. The critical and significant data in the study makes the research a very important tool for experts, analysts
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Hamilton College names new vice president

Her selection includes a faculty appointment in the Literature and Creative Writing Department and is effective July 1, 2018. Keen currently is a member of the faculty and dean of the college at Washington and Lee University. She is “an outstanding scholar and teacher with broad experience in academic
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KU professor Kevin McCloskey releases 'Snails are just my speed!'

The Junior Library Guild Selection designation is unique in that it is typically awarded in advance of publication. As one of the first awards given, it is often viewed as a bellwether of future success. Publishers large and small value the prestige that comes with having their books named JLG Gold
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Type & Tell

Type & Tell UK ceased trading at the end of 2017. It is no longer possible to create or access an account, and packages and services are no longer available for purchase. All book distribution services have also been terminated. If you were a UK user and have a query about your account, then please
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How to stay sober: Sell funky furniture to London's hipsters

Ali at Restoration Station, which upcycles and restores furniture, using the profits to provide support to alcoholics. — Restoration Station pic via Thomson Reuters FoundationLONDON, Dec 22 — As Christmas approaches, many people will be drinking more than they normally do, but where do you draw
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Bestseller lists for the week ending Dec. 17

Bestsellers on display at Turn of the Corkscrew bookstore in Rockville Centre. Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz. By Publishers Weekly Updated December 22, 2017 4:00 PM. Print See Comments Share. Share Tweet Share Email. Publishers Weekly's U.S. list powered by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending
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Ubisoft combines AI research and game development at 'La Forge'

Ubisoft, one of the world's largest game publishers, aims to promote these mutually reinforcing goals with a new internal AI research unit it calls “La Forge.” “Games drive innovation, and innovation drives games,” said Yves Jacquier, head of the La Forge project at Ubisoft Montreal (which turns 20 this
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Transcontinental to stop printing Hearst's San Francisco Chronicle next year

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Transcontinental to stop printing Hearst's San Francisco Chronicle next year

MONTREAL — Transcontinental Inc. (TSX:TCL.A) is transferring its printing operations in Fremont, Calif., back to the Hearst publishing organization as their multi-year outsourcing agreement comes to a close next spring. The Montreal-based company will receive US$42.8 million cash as compensation
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Writing a letter is worth it, because it's not easy (Viewpoint)

Many schools no longer teach cursive writing because they see no need in the digital world. One could write a letter without cursive writing, of course, but how many do? Social media has made us more interconnected than ever, but in the least 1-on-1 way in the history of mankind. A letter connects two
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A Mindanao publisher shows the way

If there is a budget, we arrange for a collective booth for publishers, the way we have done for the book fairs in Hong Kong and Beijing this year. The ideal situation is for the publishers themselves to be present to negotiate for the books on display. Attendance has been a challenge for them because of
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Social Media Manager

Other Press is looking for a social media wizard to join our dynamic marketing team. Do you feel at home with Other Press books? Do you enjoy creating conversations online, not only about literature, but the world of ideas at large? Can you write knowledgeably and spiritedly about politics, ideology,
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Street Fight Daily: Where Mobile Is Heading, Eric Schmidt to Step Down at Alphabet

Max Willens: Just as publishers have learned that they'd struggle to monetize their content on Facebook, those that spent to build businesses based on e-commerce affiliate commissions will get a wake-up call in 2018, as Amazon cements its place as an online shopping destination and cuts the affiliate
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Speaking highly of new book without words

Woodrow at Sea started out as a book with minimal text until his publisher at Pajama Press suggested eliminating words altogether. “I did it as an experiment, and saw that she was right. It works.” Wallace started, as he always does, with sketches. He develops the beginning and the end, then he draws a
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Ranked: The 50 biggest songs of 2017

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Ranked: The 50 biggest songs of 2017

… as musicians that began 2017 as no-name artists or Soundcloud oddities are finishing as the year's best-selling artists. It wasn't all bad news for big names this year, though, with some pros releasing excellent work that cemented their place at the top of their respective genres, like Kendrick Lamar with
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Marlington students awarded Folk scholarships

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Marlington students awarded Folk scholarships

Naomi is attending Malone University and majoring in creative writing with a minor in music. Alexander McDaniel, daughter Jeff and Susan McDaniel. Alex is attending the University of Akron, majoring in mathematics. Madison Taylor, daughter of Cindy and Mark Taylor. Madison is attending Stark State
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How blockchain technology could prevent fake news from spreading

TechRepublic's Dan Patterson met with James Del, publisher of tech news site Futurism, to discuss how publishers can use blockchain technology to verify news content, streamline advertising, and rapidly adjust to trends. Blockchain has already disrupted multiple industries including finance and real
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A book about architecture in South Tyrol

With Christmas just around the corner, Livegreenblog continues its series dedicated to books for architects. … This book by David Calas, published by Folio publishers based in Bolzano and Vienna features architectural sites in South Tyrol, one of the most famous Italian regions for its innovative and
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Naperville native, now a book illustrator, shares her passion with Clow Elementary students

“I do mainly children's book illustrations, but I have several clients — some educational publishers, some commercial,” she said. “I just did an activity book for American Girl. I can really live anywhere to do what I do. Washington has been fun. Nature is huge out there and nature has always been a great
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Videogame stocks in 2018: Trends seem good for publishers, bad for retailers

While digital downloads have been a reality on mobile, it's only recently that so-called AAA titles, the most expensive and expansive games produced by major publishers with budgets in the millions and aimed at PCs and consoles, have shifted toward digital downloads. This slow ooze of physical media
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Champaign County show puts the 'ho-ho-ho' in holiday humor

Shafer said Sansami's members are trying to learn all aspects of theater production and he hopes this will continue the creativity through writing. “We're trying to bring everybody in because writing is the one thing they are most hesitant about. It's about encouraging them to explore by instinct,” he said.
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BC: 15 bestselling books of the week, Dec. 23

The Haunting of Vancouver Island: Supernatural Encounters with the Other Side — Shanon Sinn (TouchWood Editions). 15. Island of the Blue Foxes: Disaster and Triumph on Bering's Great Voyage to Alaska — Stephen R. Bown (Douglas & McIntyre). — Compiled by the Association of Book Publishers
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Book fair under way

Panch Ramalingam, honorary president, Puducherry Writers Book Society, said that nearly 63 publishers from different parts of the country have set up stalls. “The first international book fair was organised in 2012. There are publishers from Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruchi, Madurai, Bengaluru, Ranchi,
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Assistant Professor Creative Writing/Poetry (tenure track)

English Faculty Positions (2 – Two) Assistant Professor Creative Writing/Poetry (tenure track) and Lecturer English (non tenure track). The Department of English and Rhetoric is situated within the College of Arts and Sciences, which is the largest of the University's four colleges. Approximately 185
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Waitrose, Asda and M&S publish farm antibiotics data

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Waitrose, Asda and M&S publish farm antibiotics data

Supermarkets Asda and Waitrose have followed Marks & Spencer by publishing antibiotic data on individual livestock sectors within their supply chains. The move represents a great step in retailer transparency and reveals that many sectors are on course to meet or are already bettering RUMA
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Leading Colombian publisher Semana signs agreement for Cxense software

Cxense helps publishers and marketers across the globe to transform their raw data into their most valuable resource. Cxense's leading Data Management Platform (DMP) with Intelligent Personalization, give companies unprecedented insight about their individual customers, and enables them to action
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Weekly editions to merge after regional publisher's review

Two editions of a weekly newspaper are set to be merged following a regional publisher's review. Newsquest said last month it was considering merging the Sale & Altrincham Messenger and the Stretford & Urmston Messenger into a single edition. Now the company has confirmed the move will take
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How Sugarfina's Founders Built A Million-Dollar (And Very Instagrammable) Candy Boutique

The couple traveled the world taste-testing thousands of candies to discover the best candies for Sugarfina, the Los Angeles-based boutique candy company they founded in 2012. They now have more than 24 stores across the United States and Canada filled with their best-sellers like Champagne
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Publishers

Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement. Second Media Inc., its subsidiaries and corporate affiliates (collectively, “our,” “us” or “we”) operate websites (“Websites”) and provide products and services through mobile and other applications that are governed, as applicable, by our terms of use (our
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The fate of books

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The fate of books

One of the secondary lessons of the Putin regime's persecution of the head librarian at the Ukrainian library in Moscow, which began in 2015 and culminated in her conviction last June, is the continued importance of the printed book. This is also evident in the success of the Lviv Publishers' Forum, held
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How to Avoid 'Toy Overload' This Holiday Season

For example, an aspiring dancer may enjoy a community dance class while an avid reader may enjoy a creative writing class. “You never know how one artistic moment may inspire someone, especially a child,” Miller said. “Plus, a new creative outlet is beneficial to their general health and development.
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Best Publisher of 2017 – Nominees

For Publisher of the Year, we wanted to look at the quality and reception of their releases for the year, as well as the kinds of things they have done. This was a tough one, because every publisher has delivered something a little bit different throughout the year. Bethesda had an incredible year on all
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Photo Book Publisher Steidl Ordered to Pay $77000 for Losing 49 Prints

The well-known German international photo book publisher Steidl has been ordered by a German court to pay a photographer €65,000 ($77,392) for losing 49 of … Steidl got back to Schwartzwald in June 2015, informing the photographer that the publisher didn't have enough capacity to fulfill the order.
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PressCoin: The largest crowdfunding effort to address the news crisis

Amit Rathore, the designer of the PressCoin ecosystem is on a mission to save the news industry from itself. A serial entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley, Rathore launched a cloud-based multi-channel publishing startup in 2014. The following year, he moved into the Blockchain/crypto space.
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10 gift baskets perfect for every type of person in your life

This gift basket can do just that, with an enviable tool kit, a cool, magnetic wrist accessory that holds screws and nails while working, a ruler that can transform into various shapes, and a tube of O'Keefes Working Hands hand cream. And the bonus? All of these items are best-sellers in the Tools & Home
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The 'write' stuff

TORRINGTON – Imaginations were afire Tuesday morning, as Torrington High School (THS) creative writers regaled Valley Christian School (VCS) students with … THS English teacher Travis Rapp said his creative writing class wrote and illustrated the children's books with the VCS students in mind.
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Bitcoin Crashed and Took the Whole Market Down With It

That figure, of course, will be different in a matter of moments. … In a matter of two months, bitcoin's price doubled, and then it doubled again over the course of a month. … A thousand people own 40 percent of the bitcoin market and when that price edged toward $20,000, the writing was on the wall.
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Greenfield author uses writing as a weapon for change

Laprade teaches creative writing one-on-one, and offers manuscript consultation for individuals, specializing in fiction and creative nonfiction. Her favorite people to work with are middle-schoolers, she said. “They encompass the strong will and the independence of the older teens, but there's part of
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Songwriters looking for publishers accepting unsolicited songs

Be aware of the fact that, particularly in the music industry in the US, there are people who only accept material from solicited sources, such as music publishers or songwriters they are in contact with on a regular basis. This post is designed to help. Now providing songwriters and publishers Moody
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Publish first NRC draft for Assam by December 31: SC

The Supreme Court is standing firm by its order directing the government and the authorities to publish the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam by December 31, 2017. A Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Rohinton Nariman shot down fears expressed by the Centre that a volatile
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Lessons from the first grade

The LOL doll is sold out everywhere for this year. Several children asked for hoverboards, written “huvrbd,” by first graders, tablets and video game systems. The hoverboard is a self-balancing scooter. First graders don't have any problem writing “xbox 360!” Of course, many first grade boys are asking for
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Business Insider is hiring a paid research intern for our video team–apply now!

Business Insider is looking for an intern to join our video team in NYC this January. Your day-to-day duties will include helping our producers prepare for interviews in our green screen studio, researching topics and people, booking guests, and establishing relationships with book publishers and
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New Year, New You – HarperCollins Publishers

Search Inside Yourself. Chade-Meng Tan, Daniel Goleman, Jon Kabat-Zinn. The New One Minute Manager. Ken Blanchard, Spencer Johnson M.D.. The Longevity Book. Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bark. Cook. Nourish. Glow. Amelia Freer. Love, Laugh, and Eat. John Tickell M.D.. The Diet Trap Solution.
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Frontiers, the Austrian Science Fund and University of Vienna sign landmark Open Access …

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Under a landmark Open Access Publishing Framework Agreement signed between Frontiers, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the University of Vienna, Austrian researchers affiliated with or funded by these institutions can now publish their articles in Frontiers' open access journals through a
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2017 — The Year Digital Finally Started Growing Up

At the same time publishers have started to grow up too. Sadly it's a little late and it is slow but many are starting to listen to the excellent work done by the Coalition for Better Ads. In fact, the coalition is due to roll out a Better Ads Experience programme that publishers can sign up to in the New Year.
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QCC lands $84K grant for English learning

On the flipside, 66 percent of QCC students received a “C” or higher when they only completed the traditional college-level course. With the funding, the college will train additional faculty and introduce a new integrated reading and writing course, three accelerated writing English workshops and
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Fishers resident earns title role in Civic show

Jacob Butler performs as Joseph in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat” at The Tarkington. (Submitted photo). Jacob Butler views himself as a bit of latecomer to the acting world. “I didn't start acting until my senior year of college at Ball State when I was 21,” Butler said. “The Civic Theatre
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How DaCha'Na Blaydes found her purpose at Michigan State: BTN LiveBIG

Set to graduate from Michigan State University in May 2018, Blaydes is a public speaker, mentor and self-published author. A business management major with a minor in African American and African studies, she has participated in Toastmasters speech competitions, studied abroad and interned at
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Hamilton College names Keen dean of faculty

Her selection includes a faculty appointment in Hamilton's Literature and Creative Writing Department and is effective July 1, 2018, the college said in a news release. Keen began her teaching career at Yale University in 1990. Five years later, she accepted a position as assistant professor of English at
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Haemonetics Sets Date for Publishing Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results: February 6, 2018

BRAINTREE, Mass., Dec. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE) announced that the Company intends to publish third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results at 6:00 am Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The Company will hold a webcast conference call with investors
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How I made money off my feet

I still had all these short stories on my computer, so I published all of them under my alias on Amazon and shared the links to buy my books with my followers. Self-publishing online is easy, and within a few days I had my foot-fiction ready for purchase and download. I hardly update my Instagram now,
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Westfeld Aquatics hosts documentary

Westfield Aquatics will host a swimming documentary about perseverance and toughness as well as the history of cheating in the sport. “The Last Gold” documentary is the story of the U.S. women's swimming team, which competed against East Germany in 1976 and upset the East Germans in the final
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Legal expert Dr Kariuki Muigua appointed to NEMA Tribunal

Dr. Muigua is the author of an Environmental Law book titled, Nurturing Our Environment for Sustainable Development, Glenwood Publishers, Nairobi – 2016). He has also co-authored a book titled, Natural Resources and Environmental Justice in Kenya, (Glenwood Publishers, Nairobi, 2015).
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How a pioneering Cincinnati editor changed her name to mask her gender

“Kirk was a significant contributor to the success of F&W Publishing Corporation,” said Richard “Dick” Rosenthal, who owned F&W when Kirk worked there. F&W Publishing, now known as F&W Media, was a publishing company founded in the Queen City that published many special interest publications
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MPA launches standalone company for collective rights management

IMPEL Collective Management Limited has launched to represent multi-territory online rights for independent publishers. IMPEL is currently part of the MPA Group Of Companies, alongside the Music Publishers Association (MPA), MCPS, and PMLL. Under its restructure, IMPEL will become a
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Where's Amy attends 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

Where's Amy says “Go, go, go to see 'Joe'” at Civic Theatre at The Tarkington in Carmel. Civic's colorful, magical and enchanting story of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” shines and is getting rave reviews from family and friends of all ages. Where's Amy had a quick photo shoot
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AP Probe Finds Fancy Bear Targeted Reporters Worldwide

The AP said on December 22 that its investigation found that the hacker group known as Fancy Bear had tried to break into Gmail inboxes of at least 200 reporters, publishers, and bloggers. Analyzing data from the cybersecurity firm Secureworks and interviewing more than 40 journalists, AP said the
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The gift of teaching

Of course, I knew what I was doing — at least that part of it. For the last six months I've been teaching creative writing at two different yards of a prison near Susanville. It marks a return to teaching for me, and an acknowledgment that I'm actually good at something. I had all sorts of misgivings leading into
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Ad tracking changes from Apple, Google put publishers, brands in tight spot

Ad tracking changes from Apple, Google put publishers, brands in tight spot. December 22, 2017. Under new anti ad-tracking rules from Apple, publishers such as GQ-owner Condé Nast will have to rethink their advertising models. Image credit: GQ. By Danny Parisi. Advertising tracking and retargeting
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Facebook's “Explore Feed” creates new challenges for publishers

Media innovators say that the time is ripe for “future-proofing” publishing operations. As was expressed at the recent World Publishing Expo in Berlin, publishers shouldn't wait for ad revenues or struggling print-only titles to dwindle to zero. They must get out ahead of the curve on monetization in order to
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Writers Strategies Offers Guide On Kindle Direct Publishing

Writers Strategies is a new website designed for writers. The site offers information about becoming a writer and provides tips on staying motivated when writing, how to set up a blog and how to publish an ebook. They have recently announced that they are offering a free guide on how to publish on
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Master drummer coming to Palladium

By Current Publishing on December 22, 2017 Night & Day. By Rick Morwick. In the time before telephones, long-distance communication was a challenge throughout much the world. Master drummer Kwesi Brown will perform at the Jan. 6 “Peanut Butter & Jam” session at The Palladium. (Photo by Kurt
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India infrastructure publishing

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India infrastructure publishing

The India Infrastructure Forum is a new initiative from India Infrastructure Publishing, a leading provider of information, analysis and insight on Indian Infrastructure Magazines, Power Line Magazines & Tele. Each of Oct 11, 2017 32 India Infrastructure Publishing reviews. B-17, Qutab Institutional Area
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Self publishing author illustrator contract

The Christchurch City Library also has a guide for aspiring writers and illustrators called Writing and Illustrating for Children designed to help when submitting work to Apr 22, 2010 Self publishing eliminates some layers of creative individuals and if the author and illustrator are not completely on the
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Evolutionary Systematics joins Pensoft's portfolio of open access scholarly journals

“We are happy to have joined forces with Lyubomir Penev and his professional team at Pensoft Publishers, once again now after having already successfully established together Zoosystematics and Evolution as an international journal of the Berlin Natural History Museum,” say editors Prof. Dr. Matthias
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