Steam “Best of 2017” List, Includes Top Selling, Top Played and More

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Steam “Best of 2017” List, Includes Top Selling, Top Played and More

Valve, the company behind digital storefront behemoth Steam, has released its “Best of 2017” list, and it covers a lot of ground. While people usually lists their top games of the year, Valve did that a few hundred steps better by listing the Steam top selling games of 2017, best new releases, most played
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Graphic Design / Web Design / Desktop Publishing Sevices

Designs to Make You Look Great! Graphic Design | Desktop Publishing | Web Design | Social Media Marketing I'm a graphic & web designer based out of Victoria, BC. Services I offer; Graphic Design,
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Alien Adventurers – 32mm resin miniatures by Jason Richards Publishing

Jason Richards Publishing is raising funds for Alien Adventurers – 32mm resin miniatures on Kickstarter! A collection of alien adventurer character minis. Cast in detailed 32 mm resin for tabletop gamers, collectors, and painters.
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Former Anniston Star publisher, current Consolidated Publishing chairman accused of spanking …

In a story written by former Anniston Star reporter Eddie Burkhalter, several former employees accused former Star publisher and current board chairman of Consolidated Publishing Company, H. Brandt Ayers, of spanking them. The story was published by the Alabama Political Reporter. Ayers served as
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Norfolk State professor headlines Hampton lecture

The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk has open registration for about 100 creative writing classes, workshops and seminars for the winter and spring. Some offerings include cookbook writing, fiction, poetry and screenwriting. There also are seminars in research, professional development, blogging and
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Everything We Got Right (And Wrong) About 2017 In Gaming

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Everything We Got Right (And Wrong) About 2017 In Gaming

I predict the fall of EA or one of the bigger publishers, i think the loot box fiasco has harmed gaming to a massive degree and hurt business and the rep of major publishers that this could be what triggers a partial collapse or a full on crash of gaming…..or it could collapse a publisher and regulation will
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ACPL continues to make improvements

This is the 17th thriller by New York Times best-selling and Edgar Grand Master author Crais to feature L.A. private eye Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike along with Jon Stone, who has made popular cameo appearances in previous books. Here, when single mother Devon asks Cole to investigate her
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One Final Flutter at Banning — the End of Horse Race Gambling in the District of Columbia

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One Final Flutter at Banning — the End of Horse Race Gambling in the District of Columbia

Tip: Click any image in the article to view that image at a larger size. To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each. By Matthew B. Gilmore*. On April 14, 1908 the last horse racing circuit was run at the Benning race track. The season had opened several weeks earlier, on March 23rd, under
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'2018, here we come': Jeremy Corbyn is accused of triumphalism after publishing video of himself …

Jeremy Corbyn was accused of triumphalism last night after publishing a video showing him addressing adoring crowds. The film, entitled '2018, here we come', was placed on the Labour leader's Twitter feed just minutes into the New Year. Set to a hip hop soundtrack, it showed Mr Corbyn in a series of
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Q&A with the Author, Pauline Kaldas

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Q&A with the Author, Pauline Kaldas

Kaldas is an associate professor of English and creative writing at Hollins. Her publications include The Time between Places: Stories That Weave In and Out of Egypt and America; Dinarzad's Children: An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Fiction (co-editor);
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A Note From Our New Publisher

This mission feels particularly urgent to me today as I begin my work as publisher of The New York Times. Our society is again being reshaped by political, technological and environmental forces that demand deep scrutiny and careful explanation. More than 120 years after Adolph Ochs's vision was
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Column: Celebrate collaborationsto help others

Catch the Next combines three essential components for first-year students: writing, counseling and mentoring. In a learning community setting, students take linked courses with the same peers, such as writing courses that incorporate culturally relevant literature and an educational course providing
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Valve's Steam Reveals Most Played Games of the Year

For the second straight year, an annual report of best sellers has been released to showcase the year's top performing titles on Steam. Based on community feedback and showcasing the many ways people shop and play games on Steam, 2017's year-end reporting expands beyond the top grossing
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Government in efforts to tame piracy, theft of textbooks

“There was marked difference in the cost of books and publishers explained that the central procurement was cheaper because it eliminated unnecessary costs of shelve life, marketing, distribution was in huge volumes and expectation was timely payments. The Government was assured of timely
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My New Year's Resolutions for writing in 2018

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My New Year's Resolutions for writing in 2018

Of course, there are many other benefits to putting trees and plants on buildings; it's biophilic and makes us happier, it provides habitat for other creatures, it cleans the air of pollutants. But don't let's pretend that it is about sustainability and carbon unless you show us the math. This year I resolve to ask
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Framing 1966: Jon Savage on the Year the 1960s Exploded

Hollywood was still turning out road shows, big-budget adaptations of best sellers, and Biblical spectacles. French, Swedish, Italian, and Japanese film, of course, was veering into all kinds of thematic and sexually and politically adventurous territory. But Hollywood would wait until the '70s to mature.
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2018 Book Publishing Predictions – Are Indie Authors Losing their Independence?

Apple entered the market with its iBooks store in 2010, and brought with it the agency pricing model which let authors and publishers control their own prices and earn 70% of their list price for each copy sold. This was a radical approach to book pricing that put more power in the hands of authors. Yay!
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'Society said I was a criminal.' Longtime users line up to buy legal pot

Shortly after 9 a.m. on New Year's Day, Mike Shorrow, a 63-year-old medical marijuana patient from Montana, pulled out a $100 bill and bought four-and-a-half grams of marijuana, making him the first customer at the first licensed retail pot shop in California's capital. “That ate up that $100 fast,” said
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What Does Meghan Markle's Sister Do? Her Tell-All Book Isn't Her Only Project

Grant claims that she has a Bachelor's degree in Criminology, as well as three Master's degrees: one in Counseling, one in Vocational (“Voc”) Rehab Counseling, and one in Creative Writing. There's no mention of where she attended school for any these degrees, but her Twitter profile photo shows
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Lessons on the write way, at a women writers' workshop

From sessions on gender issues in art to travel writing to a writing workshop, the day-long fest was a celebration of women, words and ideas. Here's what we picked up from the 'Writing Workshop for Young Adults', conducted by Richa Wahi, a creative writing instructor, in which students and parents took
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New book looks at early mills of Humboldt County

Local historians Susan J.P. O'Hara and Alex Service have written a new book, “Mills of Humboldt County: 1910-1945,” which is part of Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. The 128-page book explores Humboldt County's early 20th century lumber industry and the day-to-day realities of life in
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New syllabus to be rolled out as schools reopen

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New syllabus to be rolled out as schools reopen

“There are subjects for which the required number of publishers was not met. We need to readvertise and allow more people to bid, so as to meet the required number. This may take time,” Njagi said. A spot check by the Star revealed that banks and bookshops had recorded good businesses for the past
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Detox with these 5 bottled drinks

Best sellers include the Prophe-see, Radiant Greens, Exorcist and Superblue. Cullen hopes … Who knew ferment, bacteria and yeast could taste so good? Certified herbalists … Unlike most kombucha brewers, Forage believes that the fizzy drink is the best in its most natural state. They offer three
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Anniston Star's ex-publisher spanked female employees in the 1970s, reports say

H. Brandt Ayers, former publisher and now chairman of the company that publishes The Anniston Star, spanked female employees in the 1970s, several former staffers claim. The allegations come from female employees who said they were targeted and sexually abused by Ayers, now 82, while working
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Westfield Aquatics hosts documentary

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Westfield Aquatics hosts documentary

Westfield Aquatics Swimming Team coach Darrick Thomas sees several good reasons for his team to host a “The Last Gold” documentary. Thomas. “We were looking for a good activity for the team,” said Thomas, coach of the Westfield High School boys and girls and boys swimming teams. “One of our
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Cautionary tale told in loan shark picture book

Funded by the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit, using the proceeds of crime, it is set to be distributed to schools across Caerphilly county borough and will also be available from all libraries in the area. Michelle Jones, of PETRA Publishing, and the co-ordinator at Parent Network in Caerphilly, said the
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FlipHTML5 Makes Online Multimedia Content Editing Possible on the Digital Flipbook Platform

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FlipHTML5 Makes Online Multimedia Content Editing Possible on the Digital Flipbook Platform

Imagine the world of revolutionalized digital publishing platform, framed around one of the best in the industry available on operating systems and online? The answer is right in the launch of FlipHTML5 anchored by a top HTML designer. FlipHTML5 develops the digital flipbook platform with the powerful
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The Most Important Business Lesson I Learned in 2017

Developing courses required more studying, most of it in the form of trying and failing. I considered it my first year of grad school: I obsessively followed the recommendations of Garland as well as online marketing goddess Amy Porterfield—coming up with ideas for courses, writing them, recording audio
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Amazon KDP Support: editing after publishing

I found a typo after I published and need to add the word “and” to one of the stories. Just amend your original file (Word or whatever you used) then upload the file exactly as you did originally and click through and press publish. Existing downloads won't be altered, only new buyers will see the new file.
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Engineers Gate Manager LP Sells 15095 Shares of New Media Investment Group Inc (NEWM)

New Media Investment Group logo Engineers Gate Manager LP reduced its position in shares of New Media Investment Group Inc (NYSE:NEWM) by 35.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 27,307 shares of the company's stock
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Associate Publishing Specialist

Thomson Reuters is hiring: Associate Publishing Specialist in Hyderabad. Apply Today!
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Next Gen Indie Book Awards Call for Entries

Epic Sexy You: No Limits. No Rules (Epic Sexy You Publishing). With over 70 categories to choose from, enter by February 23, 2018 (all books must be received in our offices by February 23, 2018) to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to have your book considered for cash prizes, awards,
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Star's former publisher accused of assaulting reporters in 1970s

A former Anniston Star reporter says that H. Brandt Ayers, chairman of the company that publishes the paper, sexually assaulted her in the 1970s in The Star's newsroom. Veronica Pike Kennedy says Ayers, then the newspaper's publisher, spanked her against her will in an incident on a Saturday, when
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Open Access Weathers a Governmental Sea Change: 2017 in Review

Open access publishing has long been the center of a debate over the future of academic publishing: on one side of the debate sit citizen scientists, journalists, and other members of the public eager to access and use scientific research even though they can't afford expensive journal subscriptions and
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Please, Oh Please, Happy New Year

Of course, President Pud decided to weigh in on this latest meteorological phenomenon with quite simply the worst “Cold enough for ya?” quip in human history. He did it via Twitter, of course, writing, “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other
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PlatinumGames Is Interested in Creating Their Own IP

PlatinumGames is one of the busiest development studios in the industry. From 2017's amazing NieR: Automata to the upcoming Nintendo Switch-exclusive, Bayonetta 3, they are also king of the character-action genre. Platinum has always made games for other publishers like Nintendo, SEGA, and
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Best Bets- January 2, 2017

Fishers — Gingerbread Village at Conner Prairie will be open until Jan. 7. See a variety of amateur and professional gingerbread houses. Viewing the houses is free with general admission. Westfield — Cam Clark will perform live music at 6 p.m. Jan. 5 at Urban Vines, 303 E 161st St. Zionsville — The
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7 surprises of history you'll find at the McMaster University archives

He travelled to Vietnam to investigate whether war crimes had been committed and published a book on the effects of herbicides and defoliants on the people in Vietnam by the American forces, Harvest of Death. When he came back to Canada, he brought with him pieces of bombs dropped in Vietnam.
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Instructors in Composition, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Pedagogy

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Instructors in Composition, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Pedagogy

Posting Number: 201700418F. Position Type: Faculty. Description of Work Unit. The English Department at CSU is a vibrant and diverse place. It is home to poets and linguists, literacy researchers and teacher educators, novelists and literary scholars, composition specialists and writers of creative
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Blue Door specializes in upscale, repurposed furniture

Shaw has been refinishing furniture for about 20 years, but she started selling commercially through her partnership with Jill Gray at the former Bloom by Jilly Gray in Fremont. Gray's decision to close the store … “My best sellers are soaps made in Michigan,” she said. “They are 100-percent vegan, and
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Delving into the creative world of author, doll maker Lightburn

When you walk into the Coldbrook home of Sandra and Ron Lightburn, it's bright and cheerful and almost every surface holds a piece of art or a child's toy or doll. Ron is an award-winning illustrator of children's books and Sandra is an author of children's books and a doll maker. Sandra grew up in a
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“The future of Odia Literature May Not Be Bright If Our Mother Tongue Continues To Be Neglected …

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“The future of Odia Literature May Not Be Bright If Our Mother Tongue Continues To Be Neglected …

Ans. I have received some awards for my literary success but I have never hankered for awards as I feel that almost all writers write stories, novels and poems according to their choice but never do they write for getting awards. Awards come in the natural course of writing irrespective of wanting it or not.
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Why should we subsidise writers who have lost the plot?

It might also explain why, when I went to teach postgraduate students at the University of East Anglia – the foremost writing course in the country – about the fundamentals of plot, I was astonished to discover that these superbly talented young writers knew nothing whatsoever about it after years of
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