By the Book: Here's what everyone will be reading in 2017

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By the Book: Here's what everyone will be reading in 2017

I've always had a knack for predicting bestsellers. In 2009, I read an advance reading copy of a compelling period novel set in Mississippi. The book had recently come out, and the author was appearing at the South Carolina Book Festival in Columbia. I got my copy signed and I said to her, “I think this
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Platinum Games to self-publish two 'healthy' sized games

Speaking with GameInformer, Platinum's head of development Atsushi Inaba has spoken of the balance the studio is trying to find between Indie-level productions and big-budget, big publisher titles. “We can't put together a AAA, $10 million-plus game, because we just don't have that sort of cash as an
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Tusitala Selina Marsh – Taking poetry to the world

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Tusitala Selina Marsh – Taking poetry to the world

Sel, as she calls herSELf, was the first person of Pacific descent to graduate with a PhD in English from the University of Auckland where she is now an Associate Professor and lectures in creative writing and Maori and Pacific literary studies. And it was initially as a somewhat reluctant student years ago,
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Top 10 Opinion articles online

To those who disliked us, dissed us or trashed us while sharing our articles, Thank You and we will try harder next year to improve. And to the many erudite, hardworking, creative writers and contributors who have helped make The Straits Times Opinion pages a platform for interesting views, a big Thank
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Review: Comedy at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage with Gary Vider and Sara Armour

Now in its 21st year, the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage is the Center's gift to everyone in the Washington area, offering live entertainment at no cost every single day. It's also a great way to introduce kids to the wonder of theatrical events. All the shows are limited to one hour. And all the seating is
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Back to school move part of ministry's wider plan to distribute books directly from publishers

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Back to school move part of ministry's wider plan to distribute books directly from publishers

Under the programme, funds that were previously disbursed to schools for purchase of school textbooks will be withdrawn to allow the ministry to buy books from publishers and supply directly to schools. National PRIEDE Project Coordinator Martha Ekirapa told Sunday Standard yesterday that before
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Need children's book manuscript edited/improved

Posted 59 minutes ago. Details. I have a manuscript for a children's book written, but it is missing something. I'm too close to it. Need someone to come in and work it over a little bit. Make it funnier, add some color, etc. The story is about 600 words long. Project Type: One-time project. Activity on this Job.
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A Knight in the Castle: Mrs. Megan Schmidt

When she's not planning lessons for her junior English classes, creative writing classes, or AP Seminar, Schmidt rides her bike and is an active fan at her children's sporting events. The English teacher also has a passion for traveling. “When I get ten minutes I love to ride my bike anywhere I can ride it.
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HISAMITSU PHARMACEUT (OTCMKTS:HTSUF) on Focus After Report of More Shorts

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HISAMITSU PHARMACEUT (OTCMKTS:HTSUF) on Focus After Report of More Shorts

More notable recent Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (OTCMKTS:HTSUF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Hisamitsu America, Manufacturers of the Best-Selling Lidocaine Patch, Expand …” on October 10, 2017, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Noven
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From the Publisher's Desk: Will you resolve to support community news in MLT in 2018?

We are about to start 2018, and for me personally, that means six years of covering Mountlake Terrace through MLTnews. For local news organizations like ours, the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day is often a slower time. I have had the luxury of reviewing the past year, as well as
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SOCIAL MEDIA WRITER – HIRED GUN NEEDED

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SOCIAL MEDIA WRITER – HIRED GUN NEEDED

I have a unique and creative writing opportunity available on a freelance basis. Candidate must be responsive, intelligent, an excellent and imaginative and exacting writer, good with deadlines,…
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The New Face of Bangkok's Hotel Scene

In a landscape littered with modern skyscrapers, a spate of small boutique hotels are taking on Bangkok's five-star Goliaths. From a rickety Chinese shophouse to the industrial hulk of a former publishing factory, local entrepreneurs are rejecting the city's fixation with flashy new builds and soulless design
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From the Publisher's Desk: Can you help me keep my New Year's Resolution?

We are about to start 2018, and for me personally, that means the start of nine years covering Edmonds via My Edmonds News. For local news organizations like ours, the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day is often a slower time. I have had the luxury of reviewing the past year, as well as
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Live and let live

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Live and let live

We can only be the best version of ourselves if we allow others their freedom to be. We have all been given a free will by the Creator. Who are we to trample on the free will of others? — The writer is former editor-in-chief of Life Positive magazine and founder, facilitator of the Zen of Good Writing Course.
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Songbook Foundation applications deadline set

The Great American Songbook Foundation's nationwide application process for its 2018 Songbook Academy summer intensive program is under way. The music and performance program for high school students is led by Foundation founder and five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein.
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Column: New wines for a New Year

Fraught with resolutions and anticipation, 2018 is upon us. Why not make one of your goals to expand your wine horizons? Many of us find something we like and stick with it. You fell in love with Riesling in college and haven't strayed? Maybe you only drink Merlot. You never buy anything but California
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Upcoming book to celebrate Weir Farm

The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut's first national, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park's visiting artist, in a deal he signed with Arcadia Publishing. The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut's first national, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park's
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The Launch could launch new careers for Hamilton artists

So, Poesy just made sense.” A graduate of Bishop Tonnos Secondary School, Botelho grew up in Ancaster but now lives in London, Ont., where she recently completed a B.A. in English and creative writing. She has been writing songs since she was nine and studied classical piano up to the age of 15.
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Easton Corbin's Palladium show set for Jan. 12

Serving as opening act for Carrie Underwood on her 2016 Storyteller Tour provided another boost to Easton Corbin. “Absolutely. That's what it's about, exposure,” Corbin said. “She appeals to a wide variety of people, whether that be a country audience or pop audience. So, it absolutely helped to
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ZCHS grad produces rock musical

By Current Publishing on December 30, 2017 Night & Day. By Rick Morwick. From left, Kate Homan (Yitzhak) and Tim Hunt (Hedwig) from “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” The first time Zach Rosing was asked to help with a theater production, he was sure he was the wrong man for the job. By the time the
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Irish dance class next in Dance Discovery series

After all, Jones has been dancing for 30 years and has taught at Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance in Indianapolis since high school. Jones will lead a traditional Irish dance class at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at The Tarkington at Carmel's Center for the Performing Arts. The two-hour class begins the third of
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For The Love of Writing

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For The Love of Writing

Everything shifted my senior year of high school, I decided to take the two required “Senior Writing” classes in the same semester, and they were back-to-back classes (my first and second hours). My Creative Writing class was one of my favorite classes that I took during my time at Forest Hills Eastern
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Susquehanna International Group Llp Has Raised Its Best Buy (Call) (BBY) Stake; Monster …

MNST's SI was 5.82 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 7.36% from 6.28M shares previously. With 1.96 million avg volume, 3 days are for Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST)'s short sellers to cover MNST's short positions. The SI to Monster Beverage Corporation's
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Predicting the big stories of 2018

Every publisher knows they have to change the perception on this practice now—I think we'll see a lot of publishers seeing what they can get away with on this front and still getting burnt, and a few getting in front of the potential bad press by saying 'you absolutely don't need them to succeed'. After the
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H&M Best Sellers Sale

Today only, H&M takes up to 70% off select best-selling men's, women's, kids', and home items. (Prices are as marked.) Shipping adds $5.99, but orders of $40 receive free shipping via code 0040. Home decor starts at $1.70, kids' clothes at $1.99, women's accessories at $1.99, and men's shirts at
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LVHN opens center dedicated to veterans

The staff helps veterans apply for assistance and insurance, find housing and try therapies such as massage, yoga, horse riding and creative writing to manage their physical and mental health. Hungry veterans are offered meal kits that'll last 72 hours. Almost two-thirds of veterans returning from service
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Manuscript Pen Creative Writing Practice Pad, Acrylic, Multicoloured

Manuscript Pen Creative Writing Practice Pad, Acrylic, Multicoloured: Manuscript Pen-Creative Writing Practice Pad. The thickness and texture of the paper ensures that ink will not bleed through to the next page when practicing your calligraphy. This package contains one pad with fifty 11-3/4×8-1/4 inch
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The marvel behind the new Ms. Marvel

She loves that there's so much talent out there self-publishing their work as well as those being discovered by initiatives like her own at Marvel. “It's a great thing for us because it allows us to find the creators. I hope that the fact there is more content means more people will find comic books. Celebrate
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Jann Wenner accused of sexual assault by man who was then offered a job at Rolling Stone

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Jann Wenner accused of sexual assault by man who was then offered a job at Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner is being accused of sexually assaulting a man more than 40 years ago and then proceeding to offer him a job at Rolling Stone's now-defunct book publishing division. Jonathan Wells recalled the encounter to BuzzFeed News where he said he met Wenner
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WINGS OF STEEL

The Star Publishing Company turned thirty in June 2017. It was an idea long in incubation, as worthy ideas often are. Its establishment marked a point of arrival for a man who had grown to love and appreciate the printed word, perhaps as much as he loved and appreciated his well developed muscles of
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Book review: Gabriel's Bay by Catherine Robertson

It's a tribute to the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University that authors who've made a name for themselves in chick lit find a new mojo after a year completing the MA in Creative Writing. Because that is what Robertson has achieved: Gabriel's Bay has once again lifted her writing to a
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Daily News editor is retiring — and Tronc hasn't hired a replacement

As of Monday, the New York Daily News won't have an editor in chief or a publisher. Arthur Browne, the veteran editor who has been juggling both jobs, is retiring on December 31. The paper's new owner, Tronc, knew about his impending retirement when it bought the paper in September — but hasn't
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Why has Nintendo ignored India for 30 years?

I don't recall seeing the N64 or the Gamecube much in all my years at school. But later on, the Wii began to arrive, and while it wasn't sold through official channels with Nintendo's support, game publishers did sell Wii titles in retail stores, just as they did with Sony and Microsoft's consoles that were
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A peek into the workings of human mind

As a professor of creative writing at. Rutgers University, he says that budding writers should be willing to write badly. “Only if you do that will you get a chance to write well. When you write badly, you get to have a draft, which you can revise into something better. Also, don't believe you can get away with
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Quills to debut at Belfast library

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Quills to debut at Belfast library

The meetings will be directed by Michelle Menting, a poet, writer and editor. Menting, also an avid drawer and picture-taker, has more than nine years of experience teaching creative writing and literature. She is the author of three collections of poetry and is a member of the Belfast Free Library staff.
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Writers & Books gets NY money for Gell retreat

The organization was awarded a $527,000 regional development grant from the New York State Council on the Arts and Empire State Development to expand its Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat, which is located in the Bristol Hills. The facility was bequeathed to Writers & Books in 1989 and has
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2017 Top Sellers: Decor, Books & More

Inspired finds that'll finish your space with personality and style.
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How PubHTML5 Magazine Maker is Transforming the Future of Digital Publishing

How PubHTML5 Magazine Maker is Transforming the Future of Digital Publishing. Date … (MENAFN Editorial) PubHTML5 is a magazine maker solution for publishers to publish their works digitally. … PubHTML5 is designed for publishing e-book, iPad magazines, email newsletters and many more.
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OECD Publishing

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OECD Publishing

Études économiques de l'OCDE. OECD Publishing. Multiple versions found. To view, click on the title or the link to the right. View 3 versions. 7. Multiple Versions. Material Type: Multiple Versions. OECD Economic Surveys. OECD Publishing. Multiple versions found. To view, click
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Year 2017: How The Arts, Culture Fare Despite Recession

Others are Mrs Koko Kalango, Founder Rainbow Book Club, for promoting a reading culture in Nigeria; Mr. INC Aniebo for excellence in writing; Mr. Lindsay Barrett for excellence in creative writing; Elder Comish Ekiye for excellence in creative writing; Dr. Kudo Eresia-Eke for excellence in creative
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Readers' tips to help make you more cash-savvy with your spending in 2018

Readers' tips to help make you more cash-savvy with your spending in 2018. Today and tomorrow we will be publishing 18 cash-saving tip that are tried and tested by Sun Savers readers – so we know they work. Edited by Jane Hamilton. 30th December 2017, 3:04 am. Updated: 30th December 2017,
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Disney To Donate 1M Books To Underprivileged Youth

… will be shared with audiences across all Disney platforms, including ABC affiliate stations and the ABC Television Network, the Disney Channel, Radio Disney, ABC News Radio and Disney Stores; the ABC, DisneyNOW and Freeform apps; and Disney Digital Networks publishing brands, including Oh
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Drew Scheler named 2017 Person of the Year for work with community gardens program

So Scheler gave the students in his professional writing course an assignment: “Our main goal is to create an endowment that stabilizes and grows these community gardens rather than leaves them to these political debates that happen every two years.” The idea worked on two levels: » It could help to
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An Illuminating History of Modern Graphic Design

Such is the touch brought by the graphic designers-turned-publishers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth to the first group of books that their small, Brooklyn-based publishing company, Standards Manual, has produced in just the past few years. The press's newest title, New York City Transit Authority:
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California paper apologises for publishing gay slur in headline

Christmas Day readers of the Santa Barbara News-Press will have been in for a shock after discovering that a story was published with two anti-gay slurs. Reporter Paul Gonzales found his byline altered to read “Paul Gayzalez” in the print edition of the Californian newspaper, with his job title reading
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