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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