With Time purchase complete, Meredith becomes the nation's top magazine publisher, CEO says

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With Time purchase complete, Meredith becomes the nation's top magazine publisher, CEO says

The acquisition puts Meredith at the front of the nation's publishing pack with a combined audience of some 200 million consumers. Its digital audience of 170 million unique visitors now rivals the nation's top media companies, putting it behind only Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon sites.
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Carmel professor helps discover science for paper-thin cellphones

By Current Publishing on January 31, 2018 Carmel Community. IUPUI's Jian Xie, Yadong Liu and Fan Yang believe they have revolutionized the power of batteries. (Submitted photo). By Heather Collins. An IUPUI professor of mechanical engineering said he has discovered a way to make a paper-thin
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Six confirmed cases of whooping cough in Florence County

The Florence County Health Department reports six laboratory confirmed cases of pertussis in the county. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a contagious bacterial disease that starts with cold-like symptoms and a cough that gets worse over time. It is usually spread by direct face-to-face contact or direct
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Carmel's Protective Insurance helps truck drivers combat human trafficking

Carmel-based Protective Insurance, a trucking fleet insurer, has entered a year-long partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking to aid in its mission of combating human trafficking. TAT is a nonprofit dedicated to educating and equipping truck drivers and travel industry agents with the tools to identify
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Virginia Business publisher named to Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

Bernie Niemeier, the publisher and owner of Virginia Business magazine, has been named to the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame at Virginia Commonwealth University. The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU will induct seven communications professionals into the hall of
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Full program for Adelaide Writers' Week 2018 announced

This year's festival is dedicated to children's author Mem Fox, who will be in conversation with Ruth Clarke on 5 March, as well as featuring in the kids' weekend program. Fox joins past dedicatees Brenda Niall, Robert Dessaix, Margo Lanagan and Christopher Koch. Twenty-seven new authors have
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1860s historic home for sale along Range Line Road

A historic home built in the 1860s at 321 N. Range Line Road is for sale. (Submitted photo). Booth. A historic home built in the 1860s that once belonged to famed artist Franklin Booth is for sale along Range Line Road in Carmel. Booth was renowned for detailed pen-and-ink illustrations. He grew up in
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Prominent authors are scheduled to appear at UMass Dartmouth brunch

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He has authored many books including best-sellers such as “The Big Bam,” the biography of Babe Ruth; and “Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero,” which won the 2004 Casey Award for best baseball book of the year. In 2004, he wrote the book “Why Not Us?” which tells of the end of 86
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Writing Beyond the Margins

I'm writing after the margins. I'm writing bigger than the lines on the page.” Yearwood, of course, was speaking somewhat metaphorically, telling students not to confine themselves in their thoughts and actions. “I think about how our response to these margins plays a major role in the subconsciousness
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Ology Book Series Is Becoming a Paramount Movie Franchise

According to a new report, Paramount is currently adapting the 13-book series with a group of A-list screenwriters under producer Akiva Goldsman's Weed Road banner. The best-selling children's book series by Dugald Steer started in 2003 and saw the first book in the series, Dragonology, stay on the
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The Globalization of the National Book Awards

The decision to recognize international authors was made unanimously by the foundation's board of directors, in an effort to draw attention to works in translation, which are often neglected by American readers and publishers. “This is an opportunity for us to influence how visible books in translation are
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Labour Wants Binding Vote On Publishing Brexit Impact Papers

Secretary Keir Starmer will try to force a parliamentary vote on whether the government should publish the leaked Brexit impact assessment in full. Theresa May has refused to publish the analysis which was leaked to BuzzFeed this week. The document suggested Britain will be worse off outside the EU
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University Book Store Made Publisher's Weekly Short List for Bookstore of the Year

Today Publisher's Weekly announced its nominees for Bookstore of the Year. The list includes University Book Store, the benevolent behemoth on the Ave, along with Astoria Bookshop (Queens, New York), Boulder Bookstore (Boulder, Colo.), Gibson's Bookstore (Concord, N.H.), and Source
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So how's that new book coming: I finished! Sorta.

I used to tease my editor here at Creative Loafing because her first book took, like, five years to go from concept to print, while it took me just 18 months to write AND self publish my first book AND complete the first draft of its sequel. She has skillfully turned that ribbing back on me. Her book earned her
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NNPA Publishers Raise Awareness about the Every Student Succeeds Act in the Black Community

“It's critical for [Black] parents to be involved and the Black Press is strategically embedded in our communities, so that we have more opportunities to get the word out about ESSA,” said Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).
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National Book Award for Translation Added

The National Book Award for Translated Literature will honor both the author and translator (or translators) of the awarded work, and aims, the Foundation said, “to broaden readership for global voices and spark dialogue around international stories.” It will join the other four categories—fiction, nonfiction
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Facebook and Google are trying to dig local news out of the grave they put it in

To start, Facebook said on Monday that its News Feed now shows users in the U.S. more content from local publishers and local news stories shared by friends, and the company plans to roll the same changes out to more countries soon. Facebook is also testing a separate, specialized feed for local
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English Dept. Engage Writing Contest

The competition is open for all GRCC students who have taken or are enrolled in at least one of the courses offered by the English Department including, developmental, reading, composition, creative writing, English as a Second Language and literature. Applications can be filled out through the
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Thunder, the Drupal 8 distribution for professional publishing

Thunder is the Drupal 8 distribution for professional publishing. Thunder was designed by Hubert Burda Media and released as open-source software under the GNU General Public License in 2016. As members of the Thunder community, publishers, partners, and developers build custom extensions
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9 Successful Women on What They'd Tell Their Younger Selves

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As a result, I founded Blurb, the self-publishing platform, as a way to efficiently share photos in a premium quality book.” Steve Jobs expressed similar faith in his famous commencement speech, saying, “You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you
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Stuff's journey from newspaper pioneer to website to 'portfolio' business

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Stuff's journey from newspaper pioneer to website to 'portfolio' business

On February 1, 2018, Fairfax New Zealand became Stuff Limited, and the previous brand became another chapter in New Zealand's publishing history. Stuff jumped this year to the 19th most-trusted brand in New Zealand, in a survey conducted by Ipsos Research, and its interests have spread beyond
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Jessica Lang dancers to celebrate artist at St. Ben's performance

In addition to the formal performance, Jessica Lang herself will be offering her signature class, “Cultivating Creativity Women's Workshop.” The workshop focuses on guided movement, creative writing and improvisation as a way to cultivate creativity. The workshop runs from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the
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BTW News Briefs

Versify will publish “risky, unconventional books” such as Alexander's debut, The Crossover, which HMH published in 2014. Alexander's hip-hop-influenced YA novel about high school basketball stars who are twin brothers was initially rejected by 22 publishers but went on to become a critical and
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Accessible Publishing – Strategies for Success

Organised by the Publishers Association, Sponsored by Publishers' Licensing Services Chaired by Emma House, Deputy CEO, The Publishers Association and Chair of …
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“Becoming Ms. Burton” Publisher Encourages Booksellers to Join Prison Distribution Initiative

Independent publisher The New Press is hoping to enlist the help of independent booksellers to get Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by former inmate Susan Burton, co-authored by Cari Lynn, into the hands of thousands of incarcerated people
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Excitement brews at Suhrawardy Udyan

The grounds of Suhrawardy Udyan are already teeming with stalls stacking new books, as publishers gear up for the much anticipated Ekushey Boi Mela 2018. The month- long book fair is every Bangalee's favourite fixture and to this effect, organisers have decided to extend fair timings till 9 pm every
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Meet Stanford Fullback Recruit Jay Symonds Jr.

I started varsity football since 8th grade. I played baseball and lacrosse when I was younger and basketball until last year. I like drawing and creative writing. I want to go into pediatric medicine, possibly major in Human Biology at Stanford. Why lead you to choose Stanford for FB over Pittsburgh for TE?
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When is World Book Day 2018 and why do we celebrate it?

World Book Day Ltd is a small, registered charity and the financing of World Book Day comes mainly from contributing publishers, the sponsorship of National Book Tokens Ltd, some literacy partnerships and other supporters, and participating booksellers who fund the entire cost of the Book Token
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Niagara students explore opportunities during Career Day

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Niagara students explore opportunities during Career Day

Logan Bath and Dominic Bjorkman build an index card tower as part of the hands-on demonstration by Systems Control at Career Day on Friday. Bobbie Samme'. Psychiatry, dentistry, engineering, military, automotive, veterinary science, and aviation were among the 19 professions represented at the
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Duffy, Carson talk poverty solutions

US Congressman Sean Duffy, left, Tonette Walker and Dr. Ben Carson, Sec. US Dept. HUD address more than 300 attendees during the question-answer session at the 5th annual Hunger & Homeless Summit at the Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center on Wednesday Jan. 24. Richard D Ackley
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Lafayette Charter School's Makerspace gets permanent home

During the Lafayette Charter School's Makerspace session on Jan. 25, Garrett Jutz works from a diagram showing measurements for a wooden shed he's building. He made the straight cuts on the quarter-inch wood himself. A year ago, when the Makerspace program at the Lafayette Charter School
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Inaugural Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum concludes

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Inaugural Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum concludes

ABU DHABI, 31st January, 2018 (WAM) — The first edition of the Abu Dhabi Publishing Forum, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, concluded on Wednesday with panels and workshops hosted and led by publishers and authors from across the Arab and western world.
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Unlikely champion French bulldog reaches kids

SPARTA — Deb Stevenson, of Sparta, has combined two of her passions into a unique, well-received creation. She's married her love of writing with her love of competing with her dogs to creat Soaring Soren, a book that remembers her beloved French bulldog and teaches kids a valuable lesson.
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Changing a data source after publishing to PowerBI…

We have setup a PowerBI Report Server. We would like to change the data source to use a service account. Can this be done on the Report Server?
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Ingram Spark vs CreateSpace vs KDP Paperback

With the signs and portents in self-publishing pointing to the eventual closure of CreateSpace, there's a lot of concern and discussion about what alternatives authors have for their print-on-demand titles. The early warning signs, namely the beta launch of a paperback option in KDP as well as the closure
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Maritime Suffolk: How has the sea shaped our lives over 1500 years?

The barquentine Thomas on the slip at Lowestoft. Picture: VIA POPPYLAND PUBLISHING. Whatever happens with Brexit,you can't imagine it quenching the entrepreneurial fire of Suffolk's future go-getters and grafters. Certainly if the past is any guide. For a leaf through the pages of history produces a
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The Homestead puts down roots in West Lafayette

A spinach and bacon quiche is one of the store's best sellers, Bahler added. Jen Allen said she has been patronizing The Homestead in Remington for years to purchase anything from bulk products to a quick lunch. “The salad bar is always fantastic and fresh,” Allen said. “I've had their sandwiches
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New writing class aims to turn hobbyist into serious writer

Participants will learn how to structure their writing, how to improve efficiency, the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and the elements of an author's platform. Also included is the opportunity to participate in online and group critiques. This class meets every other week to allow
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Changing publishing ecologies


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SOCAN Achieves Record Revenues

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2018 /CNW/ – SOCAN, the largest organization in the Canadian music industry, realized new record revenues accumulated and distributed in 2017 for its songwriter, composer and music publisher members, but did so with a large dose of realism, revealing that the vast majority of
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Theresa May is going to release the leaked Brexit impact paper

May's government had insisted that publishing the paper, which suggests that all of the likely Brexit scenarios would slow Britain's economic growth, would be damaging to “the national interest”. However, a spokesperson for the government said on Wednesday that the government will “comply with the
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Move Over, Herman Melville: UVA Alum's Whaling Novel Going to TV

Although I wasn't officially part of the Creative Writing Program, I was also lucky enough to get the chance to sit in on a fiction workshop with Deborah Eisenberg [who taught at UVA from 1994 until 2011], which was a great treat. Deborah was wise and encouraging, and when you are just beginning to
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The Anthology Culture

Anthology series are set apart from regular shows because of their creative writing and shocking endings. They are becoming the new series for the new generation. Each series is unique in their own right but share a common thread: the episodes leave viewers uneasy as to what's going to happen next.
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TrackR 'evolves' as it cuts nearly half of its staff

The devices have been selling well and have not suffered a slump as Tile did over the holidays. In fact, Amazon lists three TrackR devices among its top 10 best sellers in that category. The problem seems to be the company's expenditures. “They are calling it restructuring, but they are burning cash at an
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EA CEO Defends The Publisher's Recent Slate Of Games

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EA CEO Defends The Publisher's Recent Slate Of Games

From an outside perspective, the past half-decade has looked rocky for Electronic Arts. A string of flops and PR disasters like Star Wars Battlefront II and Mass Effect: Andromeda, combined with moves like the shutdown of Visceral Games, has led to a lot of outrage toward the mega-publisher.
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Ithacans craft handbook for jetsetting ornithologists

Jeffrey and Allison penned the book by combining Allison's creative writing skills and Jeffrey's background in ecology and evolutionary biology — and their love for birds. Growing up in Maine and living in Ithaca for nearly two decades, getting caught up in the birding culture didn't just become a hobby for
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Maven Partners with Blockchain-Based Media Platform Po.et to Empower Independent Publishers

“Partnering with Po.et advances our strategy to provide Maven publishers with the greatest tools available to drive maximum monetization, distribution, transparency and security,” said Maven CEO James Heckman. “Maven's vision and mission is perfectly aligned with Po.et's. At the end of the day, we're
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Is it "fake news" or propaganda?

How many journalists, columnists, book publishers, editors are publishing CIA information? It is estimated to be at least 10 percent. In 1977, (former Washington Post reporter) Carl Bernstein reported at least 400 journalists were on the CIA bankroll working for the New York Times, Time magazine,
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Wednesday in CE: Can Google Catch Amazon in This Market?

And not in terms of sales, many of Nintendo's consoles lead the top 10 best-selling list. Nor is it in titles as many of the top sellers are developed from Nintendo. It's niche because Nintendo doesn't have the benefit of being considered a 'serious' gaming console both for entertainment purposes or in a
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Onyx Path Publishing – Canis Minor

“Canis Minor” Program Guidelines. Rules. Your work can use any of the game system rules and terms found in the latest edition of Pugmire published by Onyx Path Publishing. You are not allowed to copy large sections of the Pugmire book (over 500 words), aside from material available via the OGL
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Frankenstein turns 200: We dare you to stitch together your own creation

With the publication of Frankenstein, Shelley extended the fringe science of her time to one logical extreme—that you can create life from a stitched-together corpse, said Stephen Graham Jones, a creative writing professor at CU Boulder and author of horror novels. Shelley's story of recklessly pursuing
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Creative arts and physical activity open to seniors

The Seniors Club is excited to learn that Marius Oelschig would like to begin creative writing sessions, if there is interest at the club. Marius is a very successful author and credits some of his success to working with the local writing group Write Away. He feels that creative writing is very beneficial to the
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SpherePlay at the 2018 NAB Show

The new VR Experience Manager for SpherePlay's innovative Launcher will make its debut at the 2018 NAB Show. Broadcasters, publishers, and other users simply log into the VR Experience Manager console online to start creating and customizing virtual reality (VR) content. Intuitive controls guide
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Rachel Ekstrom

About me: I'm an agent at Folio Literary Management representing fiction and select nonfiction, focusing on thrillers and book club fiction. Previously, I was an agent at the Irene Goodman Literary Agency. After graduating from Duke University, I spent over a decade as a NYC-based book publicist, first
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Interviews with Publishers of Children's Literature in Translation

In recent years, a proliferation of books in translation for children and young adults has brought imaginative stories from around the world to new readers. We're speaking with some of the extraordinary publishers who make these books possible about their experience working in this vital.
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Nintendo sees Switch lifting revenue to 7-year high of $9bn

Looking ahead to the fiscal year starting April 1, Kimishima said he hoped annual Switch sales could top 20 million units. The device's second year on the market will prove the test of whether it can surpass the Wii, Nintendo's best-selling console, which reached 24.83 million units in its second year.
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Sale Rep-West Coast

Barron's Educational Series Inc., a leading international book publisher is seeking an aggressive sales person for a position that will become available February 1, 2018. The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years book trade experience to call on trade and non – traditional markets. This is a well
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Publisher Leah Hernandez helping young writers market their talent

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Publisher Leah Hernandez helping young writers market their talent

The program is designed for the students to hone their writing skills while gaining firsthand experience of how to publish and distribute their books. After the six-month process, when the books are completed and distributed, a savings account will be set up so that their profits can be deposited to help pay
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Retired Rutland resident finds second calling as children's author

When Dave Williams, a Rutland resident since 1972, began making up rhymes to recite to his grandchildren, he did not expect that it would lead to a journey in the world of self-publishing. But, as serendipity, persistence, and a little bit of luck would have it, that is exactly where he ended up. Williams
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LA Reid Is Launching A Music Publishing Company After Sony Settled His Sexual Harassment Suit

After being ousted from Epic Records amid a sexual harassment claim, long-established music impresario LA Reid is making his return to the music business via a new venture. According to the New York Post, Reid will be starting a new music publishing company called Hitco. The former Chairman and
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What No One's Telling You About Writing That Book

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What No One's Telling You About Writing That Book

But because it's so easy to self-publish a book these days, too many people are focused on the fact they can publish one rather than wonder if they even should. And too many never stop to consider what it takes to make the book work for them. They put their blood, sweat and tears into a book, publish it
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Game publisher EA's sales forecast tops estimates; shares rise

Videogame publisher Electronic Arts' forecast fourth-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates as it expects to gain from the launch of its mixed martial arts title, “UFC 3,” sending its shares up 6 percent in extended trading. The third installment of the successful franchise is set to release later this week
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Prologue: "Things We Do When No One Is Watching" by Philip Gerard

He went on to earn his M.F.A. in Creative Writing to then immediately join the staff at Arizona State University as a Visiting Assistant Professor – later to become the Writer in Residence. He taught briefly at Lake Forest College in Illinois before coming south to coastal North Carolina. He currently teaches
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UCR Joins Pen America in Reading Original Works of Resistance

For thousands, it was a week to march for civil and human rights. For the Department of Creative Writing, it was also a week to write and speak out for them. UCR writers were joined by allies Thursday night to celebrate free expression at #WritersResist. Event moderators quickly turned into traffic
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Author Daphna Levy Hits Top Of Amazon's Bestsellers List With Picking Right

As a result, her book has now reached Amazon Bestseller Lists in several categories, including Women Writers, Psychology and Counseling, and Counseling Reference. Side-by-side with titles such as Power of a Habit, Influence, and Awaken the Giant Within, the book outperformed titles by Tony
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Copyright for publishing

What you need to know about copyright and publishing, including assigning copyright and using copyrighted material in your work.
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The Demise of Dublin University Press

When Trinity relinquished control of its publishing house in 1976, 242 years of history came to an end. Over the years, Dublin University Press had survived two fires and growing competition from similar publishing houses in Ireland and beyond. However, throughout the 1970s, even its prestigious
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Best selling author to share 'The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing' at Newtown book signing event

Newtown >> New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink will talk about and sign copies of his new book, “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing,” at the historic Newtown Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 24. The 1:15 p.m. event is presented by the Newtown Boookshop. “The book hit No. 2 on the
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Playbuzz Names GroupM's Rob Norman to Its Board of Directors

The Playbuzz platform is relied upon by top brands who partner with the company to create interactive branded content campaigns that Playbuzz then distributes at scale to its existing network of tens of thousands of publishers. Those publishers create engaging, visually-stunning editorial content with
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Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry

The canon of Russian poetry has been reshaped since the fall of the Soviet Union. A multi-authored study of changing cultural memory and identity, this revisionary work charts Russia's shifting relationship to its own literature in the face of social upheaval. Literary canon and national identity are
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Mendham High School Grad Passes Away

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Mendham High School Grad Passes Away

Brian had many interests in life including sports, travel, meeting new people and music to name a few, but his true passion was his creative writing. His portfolio contains a varied collection of poetry, short stories, musical lyrics and two completed screenplays. It is our hope to keep Brian's dream and spirit
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Reservoir Signs Grammy Award Winner James Fauntleroy To A Worldwide Publishing Deal

Reservoir announces the signing of Grammy Award-winning songwriter James Fauntleroy to a worldwide publishing deal. Fauntleroy is the co-writer of Bruno Mars' 6x Platinum and #1 single “That's What I Like”, which won Song of the Year and Best R&B Song at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on
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Songwriters Win Victory on Streaming Royalty Increase, But How?

Performing rights organizations will receive a share of publishers' take as they have in the past. In addition, the CRB weighed in on royalty rate for digital downloads purchased from services such as iTunes. The judges approved the industry settlement on statutory mechanical rates that keeps rates
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Fujairah to publish commercial storage capacity data

Dubai: Fujairah Oil Industry Zone, in a bid to become a global oil trading and storage hub, has renewed a deal with S&P Global Platts to publish its commercial storage capacity data to the market every Wednesday. S&P Global Platts, an independent provider of information, benchmark prices and
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Media outlet gone rogue – The Hidden Levels announces their entry into the world of publishing!

Today, we are proud to announce that we are publishing games in 2018! Our first title “The Void Rains Upon Her Heart” will be available February 14th, 2018 via Steam Early Access. The reason we chose Early Access is because we want community input into adding new power-up items and balancing
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