Creative Writing Meetup

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Creative Writing Meetup

To join the group, please email me at iberkisfaltas@gmail.com. This group is for anyone interested in writing. All skills levels are welcome. I started this group to meet other writer enthusiasts, peer-review our work, provide each other's support, and provide constructive feedback to each other's work!
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Looking for ways to make a better you in 2018? Check out these books at the library

The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music and other items, and provides information about library programs. Toward a Better 2018. ▫ “I Hope I Screw This Up: How Falling in Love with Your Fears Can Change the World,” by Kyle Cease. The author, a stand-up
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'Malinga was one of SA's few artists to depart financially well off'

In Malinga's case, Sheer Publishing did all the administration work to secure his intellectual property, which included songwriting and composition. It also ensured that he got paid royalties under his record label, Insimbi Music. Malinga went on to establish an additional record company, Robbie Malinga
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In a new book for kids, the son of Grim Reaper offers lessons about death and dying

Furber wrote and illustrated the book, issued by an Indiana-based on-demand publishing house, to help families talk about death and dying with kids, as well as the concept of death with dignity. The book also speaks to the idea of adapting your world and lifestyle to accommodate people who are
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HENSON: Come on! Let's have some fun

A Tell It To The Chieftain letter writer this past week blasted us for publishing stories over the holidays about some families and individuals who are “Star Wars” fanatics. He wrote: “I would have rather seen articles about the good things people are doing in the world. Not useless information about 'Star
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Delhi: Book lovers gear up for World Book Fair at Pragati Maidan

The national capital witnessed a good number of audience at the annual World Book Fair held at Pragati Maidan on Saturday, co-organised by the National Book Trust (NBT). This time, there are more than 1,500 stalls with 800 publishers participating in the world book fair. This year themes would be
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Prema Shah's swan song

Jan 7, 2018-The news of Prema Shah's sudden demise in Utah, America on December 21, 2017, at the age of 75, deeply shocked me. A favourite writer, good friend and contemporary, I always considered her as a great symbol of integrity, creative strength, peace and dignity. She was first and foremost
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26th New Delhi Book Fair hosts Iran

The fair comprises various sections including General Publishers, Commerce, Technology, Social Sciences, Electronic Books, Children and Young Adults, Indian Publishers and International … Held for the past 45 years, New Delhi World Book Fair is now a major calendar event in the publishing world.
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Malaya publisher Jake Macasaet dies at 81

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Malaya publisher Jake Macasaet dies at 81

Veteran journalist and Malaya columnist Ellen Tordesillas said Macasaet was different from other newspaper publishers who are simply businessmen. “Jake Macasaet was a journalist, first and foremost. That made a lot of difference,” Tordesillas told CNN Philippines. “There were instances in my
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How abrasive Matiang'i lost out on new curriculum

With less than a week to schools opening, book publishers were not yet ready and even unsuccessfully asked for more time to print books meant for Class One to three under the new curriculum. The last batch of teachers were trained last month, just a few weeks to the schools opening as teachers – the
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Trump feels the fire & fury

After almost a year as the commander in chief of the US, the orange one has only been able to pass one piece of legislation, but the continuing legal probe into possible collusion with Russia, his 05:00 Twitter hissy fits, his inability to run the country and his obsession with fake news have kept him in the
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Dragon Age's Varric Is Getting His Famous Book Published For Real

Varric Tethras is Dragon Age's wry but poetic dwarf. Making his first appearance in Dragon Age 2, he's not just a resourceful hunter and trap layer but also a famous writer. His novel “Hard in Hightown” is a best seller in the continent of Thedas and, it turns out, soon to be published in the real world.
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Replace dream with goal

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Replace dream with goal

July brought notification of being a nominee for the 2017 AMG author-of-the-year honors, according to Garrison, a free-lance writer, editor, inspirational speaker and creative writing instructor for more than 15 years whose works have appeared through a variety of publishers such as Woman's World
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Local History: Federal officials locally weighed in as Pentagon Papers controversy swirled

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Local History: Federal officials locally weighed in as Pentagon Papers controversy swirled

“In the now-famous case of New York Times Co. v. United States, the Times and the Washington Post joined forces to fight for the right to publish, and on June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the government had failed to prove harm to national security, and that publication of the papers was
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Edinburg author gaining notoriety

Her book was published through a “small press” out of South Carolina, Moonshine Cove Publishing. For the grant-writing guide, Reagan is choosing to self-publish. In order to make it all happen, she has explored and discovered other resources. Another helpful tool Reagan has found is social media.
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French PM in favor of publishing anti-Semitic essays by famed novelist

France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has come out in favor of the planned publication of anti-Semitic pamphlets written by revered French novelist Louis-Ferdinand Destouches, despite fierce objections from the country's Jewish community. Three racist 1930s texts by the author, also known as
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Girl Scout Cookies sales underway; delivery starts Jan. 29

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Girl Scout Cookies sales underway; delivery starts Jan. 29

After last year's 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, troops in central Indiana are kicking off the next century of Girl Scout Cookie sales with the … Girl Scout S'mores – a crunchy graham sandwich cookie with a chocolate and marshmallowy filling – which are expected to be best-sellers again.
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'Fire and Fury' book sells out across Maine

Southern Maine bookstore owners are having trouble keeping up with the 'Fire and Fury' fever at home and across the nation. High demand for the book has left the publishing house rushing to fill back orders. Share. 357 Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! WMTW. Updated:
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Biography Writer Needed

I would like to interview a person to write my biography. I need someone that I understands the creative process. This will be a one year project. Please send your previous biography work. I am a person that grew up as a military kid in the south. I love hip hop, R&b, rock, country and soul music. Please
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Dragon Age's Varric's 'Hard in Hightown' Book Just Landed a Real-Life Publishing Deal

Varric Tethras: Rogue, Storyteller, and occasional unwelcome tagalong. For those that are obsessed with BioWare's Dragon Age (hi, I'm obsessed), then you're in luck because the hilarious romance serial that can even make the Steely Seeker Pentaghast blush is becoming a reality! Thedas-dwellers
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The Poet Laureate is in! Talking with Napa's own Jeremy Benson

Benson, upon request, even shared one of his own poems with the makeshift writers group. … “From a writing perspective, it's just so inspiring to be in nature,” Benson said. Since he … Benson, who studied creative writing at Hope College in Michigan, said he started writing when he was in high school.
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Row erupts over revered French novelist's anti-Semitic pamphlets

Three racist 1930s texts by Louis-Ferdinand Celine are set to appear in a volume by leading French publishing house Gallimard in May, sparking angry calls for the book to be banned. Philippe said Sunday he thought the pamphlets should be published, but only alongside a carefully composed critical
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Revista Matemática Iberoamericana

Published online: 2014-07-08. The structure of Sobolev extension operators. Charles Fefferman, Arie Israel and Garving K. Luli. (1) Princeton University, United States (2) University of Texas at Austin, USA (3) University of California at Davis, USA. Let Lm,p(Rn) L m , p ( R n ) denote the Sobolev space of
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Be afraid — thrillers pile up in Goosebump January

“As soon as something works in publishing, people copy it,'' said Nicholas Clee, joint editor of BookBrunch, the book-trade newsletter. “You're making a statement putting your book out in January — you're saying it could be the next Girl on the Train.” The average annual sum writers earn from books was
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A new publisher: Peter Imes takes reins as fourth-generation leader of The Dispatch

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A new publisher: Peter Imes takes reins as fourth-generation leader of The Dispatch

Birney Imes III, left, is stepping down from his role as publisher for The Dispatch after almost 20 years. His son, Peter Imes, right, becomes the fourth generation of the Imes family to publish the newspaper effective today. Peter has served as general manager at The Dispatch since 2010. Photo by: Luisa
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Storyteller for course

The course goal is to teach how to be a scrum master. The story should be written from a project manager's point of view when she is informed that her company will be moving to Agile practices and will be undergoing changes. The setting is at the company office. She finds out there will be changes from
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Business People for Jan. 7, 2018

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Business People for Jan. 7, 2018

Her selection includes a faculty appointment in the Literature and Creative Writing Department and is effective July 1. Keen began her teaching career at Yale University in 1990. Five years later she accepted a position as assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University. She was
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Top childrens book publishers uk

Their submission guidelines are brief and advise you to study their catalogue (on the website) before submitting as they are very specialised. They do not focus on publishing books that are particularly educational. Roger McGough. The biggest Canadian publisher of children's books, Kids Can Press
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Publisher review at amazon books

Are Amazon now trying to kill self- publishing? 24 Feb 2015 It's possible, of course, that if you're traditionally published your publisher is low on stock, but usually that's not the case. To optimize your book on are browsing Amazon. Framework. It's an inferior title in every way, not least because it
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Monroe mathematician wants us to know about everything

In other society news, the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition will begin accepting submissions on Jan. 15, with the deadline for all submissions May 1. The competition is open to anyone, anywhere writing in English, offering significant cash prizes in eight categories.
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Inside Fire and Fury – the book that has everyone talking

The White House, in the most predictable response ever, has threatened libel charges and called on publishers Henry Holt and Co to cease and desist from disseminating the book. (The publisher's response was to move up the release date from next Tuesday to Friday.) Trump's ire has been trained
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Local Author Spotlight: Scott A. Benning

What I learned from the writing/publishing process: I learned it can be a daunting process. I was with a publisher for eight months who wanted to publish my book and they went out of business. I had to start all over and decided to self-publish with Createspace, which is an Amazon company. The process
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"Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" Is Already A Bestseller

Citing “unprecedented demand,” publisher Henry Holt & Co. pushed the publication date to Friday, January 5th from the 9th. The move prompted mass exoduses to local bookstores and online distributors — bookstores in major cities have sold out of their first order. People in Washington, D.C., lined up
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Translations remain the focus at this year's Jaipur BookMark. Six sessions you shouldn't miss

But for those who are equally interested in the business and future of publishing and the rich world of translations, there's also the Jaipur BookMark to consider. A parallel segment of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, it brings together publishers, literary agents, writers, translators and book sellers to “talk
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Ayers releases novel

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Ayers releases novel

I wasn't generalizing,” Ayers said, adding that she tried hard to maintain historical accuracy in her work. Ayers has been self-publishing her books since the beginning, but has recently paired up with Indie Artist Press to make the process easier. The hybrid publishing company assists self-publishing
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Bestsellers, week ending Dec. 31

5. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It! Ree Drummond. Morrow, $29.99. Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 10. 6. Grant. Ron Chernow. Penguin Press, $40. Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 12. 7. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Norton, $18.95. Last Week: 8; Weeks on List: 35.
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Book review: 'Deep Freeze' will keep your attention

As with many best-sellers, finishing this book leaves the reader wanting more—which will have to be in the author's next book. Relatively few writers have this gift, and it must be a gift since the number is so small. There are only a few great quarterbacks, a few musicians who sell out every concert, or a
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How the US and The New York Times Stifled Journalist James Risen: Part One

The piece, “The Biggest Secret: My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror,” outlines how the Times prevented Risen from publishing crucial stories in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, citing national security concerns that began with the George W. Bush
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Harley, Indian & Motorcycle Magazines For 2018

Other publishers are not so fortunate. As I have long been predicting, the motorcycle magazine business, like many others, are consolidating to those who are able to deliver the goods the customers want. We at American Iron Magazine and American Iron Garage are well positioned for the future, but
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Girl Scout Cookie sales under way

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Girl Scout Cookie sales under way

Last year, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio debuted Girl Scout S'mores — a crunchy graham sandwich cookie with a chocolate and marshmallowy filling, embossed with designs honoring Girl Scouts' Outdoor badges — which are sure to be best-sellers again. This year, girls will sell cookies door-to-door and
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'Fire and Fury' fallout continues

WASHINGTON (NBC News) – The new book 'Fire and Fury,' a White House tell-all by Michael Wolff, continues to stir up controversy in Washington. The book is selling out, and it's already topping Amazon's Best Sellers list. Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, praised his former boss on Thursday but is
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Love books? Catch a glimpse of the World Book Fair in New Delhi

The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), which has emerged as one of the most significant events in the publishing world, will be held in the Capital during January 6-14 at Pragati Maidan. … The fair serves as a meeting point of readers and publishers and had started in 1972 with only 200 participants.
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If literature is a commodity

So the publishers have found ways of marketing their products and improve their sales; in the process making the writers rich and themselves even richer. The ways of selling books include managing book promotions, reviews, previews, preorders, teasers, selective excerpts, interviews with authors,
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Women's Best Sellers

They're popular. Our best sellers include colorful basics and the latest fashion favorites for women. See the list of American Apparel's current best sellers. Free shipping and returns on eligible orders.
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Use of desktop publishing

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Use of desktop publishing

Desktop-publishing (DTP) software allows you to create page layouts that combine text and graphics. Demonstrate the desktop publishing concepts of focal point, inserting and manipulating graphics, setting margins, using tables, textboxes, text wrapping, layering, balancing white space, and others as
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East Rochester native Alyssa Trahan lands songwriting contract in Nashville

She landed a contract with Dan Hodges Music, a highly-respected Nashville-based music publisher. As an official songwriter for the publishing company, her whole catalog of work can now be pitched to a broader, and more famous, range of recording artists. Alyssa called it a “huge career step.”.
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Why so much violence, Tribune?

Do we really require news from The Tribune of vicious and isolated acts of violence in the U.S.? This paper seems to have adopted a policy that says yes. In the Dec. 27 issue, for instance, I find a story about an Arizona man who killed his wife and two children on Christmas Day; one of a man in Virginia
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Imogen Hermes Gowar interview: 2018's most hyped book, The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

The tutor of a creative writing course at City University encouraged Gowar to apply to UEA for its celebrated masters in creative writing. Winning the Malcolm Bradbury scholarship covered her maintenance fees. With her mother safely in remission, she returned to Norwich, where a draft novel of her
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Why has the 'Fire and Fury' book angered Trump so much?

There is so much demand for the new book critical of US President Donald Trump that stores can't keep up. Publishers of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House released the book early, ignoring threats of a legal challenge from the president's lawyers to prevent its publication. The book, written by
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List of free publishing journals

The availability of records for an issue is dependent on content provided by the publisher. Country. New analysis funded by the Indian government has found that the bulk of India's submissions to so-called “pseudo-journals” come from either small private institutions or government colleges, rather than
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