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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