Canadian publishers react to Goodreads' new fees on its free giveaways program

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Canadian publishers react to Goodreads' new fees on its free giveaways program

Canadian publishers react to Goodreads' new fees on its free giveaways program. Last November, Goodreads, the 70-million-member social-media book site acquired by Amazon in 2013, announced on its Authors & Advertisers blog that its popular Goodreads Giveaways .
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ASA launches virtual 'literary speed dating' for regional members

ASA members in remote and rural communities will be offered three minutes to pitch to various publishers and agents via online video conference or phone. Publishers and agents in attendance include Pantera Press, Harlequin Australia, the Nash Agency, Penguin Random House, Allen & Unwin,
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Penguin US announces imprint for diverse kids books

In the US, Penguin Young Readers will launch a new imprint focusing on diverse books for children and young adults, reports Publishers Weekly. Called Kokila, the new imprint will seek to 'add depth and nuance to the way children and young adults see the world and their place in it', and its debut list
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Executive/Literary Assistant

We're a literary management company seeking an Executive/Literary Assistant to support our company owner. The assistant will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks, including managing the calendar (scheduling appointments and reservations), answering incoming calls, maintaining our
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PRH Literary Prize winner announced

Penguin Random House (PRH) Australia has announced that the winner of its inaugural literary prize is Kathryn Hind for her novel Hitch. ACT-based Hind wins $20,000 (which acts as an advance against royalties), and Hitch will be published in 2019 by Vintage/Knopf publisher Meredith Curnow.
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WVU students and faculty working towards affordable textbooks

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WVU students and faculty working towards affordable textbooks

“Professors and faculty members that are writing course material that goes though the same standards” Humphrey explained. “It's peer reviewed. It's just published under a different license.” Coming up on Friday on 12 News, you'll see how WVU is helping faculty tap into these affordable resources and
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Cord cutting 101: What you need to know

News4Jax put these new alternatives to the test, breaking down which device is best for you and your family and how much money you can save. Many cable and satellite bills are … said David Torres of Best Buy in Regency. The retailer agreed to show us some of their top sellers, in no particular order.
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universal music publishing group signs carly simon to global administration deal

SANTA MONICA, February 8, 2018 – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), a leading global music publishing company, today announced a global administration deal with legendary songwriter-singer Carly Simon. The agreement covers Simon's acclaimed catalog, as well all musical
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From Forensic Psychology to Journalist: How One Former Student Made the Leap

As a freshman, Capone took creative writing with Professor Bruce Chadwick, who created a world for his students to write stories and characters to inhabit.Before this class, Capone had never written long stories but through these writing exercises, he began to foster his love for writing. Paired with the
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Viz Media Teams Up With Rose City Games For Indie Publishing Initiative

Viz Media, the publisher you're likely intimately familiar with if you're a regular anime or manga consumer, is embarking on a new venture: publishing video games. Viz Media has previously published gaming adaptations of massively popular franchises like Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda, and so
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Elon Musk Is Worth $20.9 Billion But There's One Thing He Can't Get – A Girlfriend

He also spent eight years married to his first wife, author Justine Wilson, with whom he had six children – including a son who died at weeks old in 2002. … He graduated from the University of East Anglia with degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing before completing his NCTJ Diploma in
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Taipei Book Fair 2018: Children's Books Continue to Grow

The U.K. is back at the Taipei International Book Exhibition after a 17-year absence with a contingent of 10 publishers. Visitors walking through the children's pavilion in Hall 3 of the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE), running from February 6 to 11, are not likely to believe that Taiwan has the
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Facebook Ditched by Brazil's Biggest Paper Because of News Feed Tweaks

The move announced Thursday is one of the first by a major publisher to withhold content entirely from Facebook after the Menlo Park, California-based company decided last month to focus on “meaningful” social interactions and prioritize posts from friends and family, rather than promote items from
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Good creative writing essays

Essay of oedipus the king. Gstreamer pipeline descriptive essay mcclelland theory needs essays about education valentines day essay, essay writing help for high school students l audition libre dissertation help, motivate me to write my dissertation proposal essay about scientific method.
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Substack Starts Offing 'Free' Publishing Tools

In exchange for 10% of any revenue earned by its partners, publishing platform Substack will now offer its tools for “free.” Regarding Substack, Nieman Lab notes: “While the platform was initially built around website creation, it's since changed gears to focus more on newsletters.” Going forward
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Thoughts From The Publisher's Desk – February 9, 2018

The Worcester County Commissioners made the right call this week when they approved a salary restructuring plan aimed at reducing the turnover within its departments. Over the last year, the county has been experiencing significant vacancies in its entry-level positions because the wages for similar
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Carly Simon Signs Global Administration Deal With Universal Music Publishing Group

Universal Music Publishing Group announced Thursday (Feb. 8) it has signed a global administration deal with Carly Simon, covering the entirety of the singer-songwriter's catalog, as well as all compositions controlled by her publishing companies, C'est Music and Quakenbush Music Ltd. “Both as an
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TABLE-JD Robb's 'Dark in Death' tops US bestsellers list

Feb 8 (Reuters) – J. D. Robb's latest suspense novel “Dark in Death” topped the U.S. fiction bestsellers chart on Thursday, while “Fire and Fury,” Michael Wolff's scathing book about life inside the Trump White House dominated the non-fiction chart for a fifth week. Data released by independent, online
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Editor, Nelson Book

The mission of Nelson Books is to publish great books from Christian authors that inform, inspire, and lead to changes that matter—in this life and the next. Our authors include Donald Miller, Lysa TerKeurst, Bob Goff, John Eldredge, Jen Hatmaker, Eric Metaxas, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., Jefferson Bethke,
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Etisalat Award holds introductory session in Cairo

“The Etisalat Award was launched in 2009 by Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the UAEBBY, with the key theme 'Nurture their Imagination… Encourage their Dreams'. The award's ongoing objective is to support and encourage children's books authors, illustrators and publishers to offer
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It Takes a Village: NorthSouth Publishes WNDB Grant Recipient

The first book to emerge from We Need Diverse Books' initiatives to facilitate diverse books through the publishing pipeline will be released in March, when NorthSouth Books publishes The Field by Baptiste Paul, illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara. The picture book's backstory to publication is one of
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Printers and Publishers (Amendment) Bill

This Act may be cited as the Printers and Publishers (Amendment) Act, 1967, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
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Dark Horse Brings Wood, Giampaoli, and Mutti's Alternate History Comic 'Rome West' to Print

Dark Horse is planning to publish a new comic book from writers Brian Wood (Briggs Land, Crossfit Newsletter) and Justin Giampaoli (DMZ, Starship Down) and artist Andrea Mutti (Rebels, Prometheus: Life and Death) that set in an alternate-history America where Romans visited the continent a
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Under your spell(ing)

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“Art is all about being creative, and Ms. Carter is an artist.” I decided I wanted to be creative, so I should be an artist too. Writers didn't seem nearly as creative as artists. In the fifth grade, Ms. Pinder told our social studies class we were going to do a project on the states — “Everyone has to pick a different
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Anne Kniggendorf

She's a graduate of St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she did not study journalism but Western philosophy and historical mathematics. She holds an MFA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in creative writing, which she thinks is close enough to journalism the way she does it.
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Getting Creative: New Duke program clears path for students in arts, entertainment

Duke senior Alex Gonzalez is an aspiring TV sitcom writer with a lot of ambition, a lot of ideas and a lot that she doesn't know. … executive in Los Angeles who has been paired with Gonzalez as part of a new Duke program connecting determined students with professionals working in creative industries.
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Download the World's Most Essential Self-Publishing Checklist

What if there was a simple step-by-step document that could just handhold you through the process of publishing and marketing your books? Well, that's exactly how we've designed our self-publishing checklist — and it's chock-full of additional resources to help you learn more about each step.
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Towards Energy Efficient Separations with Metal Organic Frameworks

The huge energy requirement for industrial separations of chemical mixtures has neccesitated the need for the development of energy efficient and alternative separation techniques in order to mitigate the negative environmental impacts associated with greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel
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A house of treasures: Brilliant writing in Indian languages deserves a much wider stage

In December 2004, i was present at the function to mark the golden anniversary of the Sahitya Akademi, India's highest literary body, whose aim is to promote and reward creative writing in our languages. Satchidanandan, the then secretary of the Akademi, and a sensitive poet in Malayalam, began the
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Pollstar Live! How To Change The World with Jon Bon Jovi, Scooter Braun, Sharon Osbourne …

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Pollstar Live! How To Change The World with Jon Bon Jovi, Scooter Braun, Sharon Osbourne …

But of course the room was quite familiar with the talent manager and philanthropist, whose list of clients via his management, record label and publishing companies include Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Usher, and Ariana Grande. As much as Braun is recognized for being one of the entertainment
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Brazil's largest newspaper to stop publishing articles on Facebook

The overhaul is bad news for publishers that rely on Facebook to deliver readers. Facebook drives about 17 per cent of the visits to the websites of companies participating in Digital Content Next, a group that represents publishers including Bloomberg News, CNBC, Fox and Al Jazeera, for example.
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Comedian Dugan sets record for laps in a roundabout

Comedian Dave Dugan served as the entertainment for the International Roundabout Conference hosted by Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard in 2011. “I guess this thing has been in my blood for awhile,” said Dugan, who often uses roundabouts in his comic routine. To raise money for the Cancer Support
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Top Scholarly Publishing Award Goes to Bloomsbury for Arcadian Library Online

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has announced the winners of the 2018 PROSE Awards (#PROSEAwards), the publishing industry's highest honors for professional and scholarly works. Bloomsbury Publishing beat out 550 other entries to win the
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10 Movie Biopics We Need Right Now

While catering a book release party for her then husband's publishing company, Stewart made the connections that would allow her to start publishing books and to launch her career. Dozens of books followed, as did a national magazine, a long running TV show, and her worldwide, multi-faceted
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Analysts take a look at Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) having this to say.

Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Barnes & Noble Announces Finalists for the 27th Annual Discover Awards” on February 01, 2018. Businesswire.com's news article titled: “Barnes & Noble Announces Barnes & Noble Pressâ„¢, an Enhanced Self-Publishing …” with publication date:
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Adult Sales Up, Kids' Sales Down In First Nine Months of 2017

… of mass market paperbacks and trade paperbacks dropped 13.2% and 1.3%, respectively. Downloadable audio sales continued to be strong, up 24.2% in the nine-month period. E-book sales, meanwhile, continued to be soft, falling 5.5% in the January-September span at publishers that report results
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Creative Writer. Editor.

Details. I enjoy writing but I realize that my work needs polished. Please be ok with writing about race, sex and faith and even politics. This job was posted from a mobile device, so please pardon any typos or any missing details.
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Facebook likes do not a good book make

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Facebook likes do not a good book make

Such was the general opinion of the writers and publishers, who assembled for discussion on the topic “Do social networking sites play any role in popularising authors?” The event, organised by The Kolkata Evergreen Literature Meet at the auditorium of the Book Fair last Sunday, was moderated by
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Gonzales County Chronological History—February

Editor's Note: We will be publishing the chronological history of Gonzales County from Feb. 1 – Feb. 16 in this edition. Next week, we'll publish the second half of the February history. 1836 – February 3, siege of the Alamo began. 1854 – February 11, cornerstone laid for new Baptist Church brought in to
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Our Students Aren't In Our Heads With Us: Teach Writing In Your Field With Good Assignment Sheets

As Elizabeth Wardle argues in her essay in Bad Ideas About Writing, “writing is always in particular,” and taking a composition class does not “inoculate” students from making writing mistakes in their other classes (30). Instead, composition professors teach students how to think like writers and how to
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Meet the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards

A dual major in East Asian Studies and Russian, Cherish Blackman is a member of Dobro Slovo National Slavic Honor Society and founder of an art and creative writing program at Aenon Baptist Church in Rochester. “I started the program to share my passion for the creative arts with children and adults
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Neil Hilborn's poems have reached millions of viewers on YouTube

In 2013, he was a creative writing student at Macalester College in Minnesota, where he competed in slam poetry events. “OCD,” a poem describing love lost to the effects of mental illness, had been a slam-performance staple for Hilborn, but after reciting the poem hundreds of times he felt it was falling
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A good teacher, in a great class, can bring out the best in you

I had no idea what to expect when I chose my school's creative writing class for the fall semester of my senior year. I had asked students who had taken the course, but all they said was it was “life changing.” I thought this must be an exaggeration and walked into the class fully expecting it to be easy and
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Manhattanville to offer graphic novel workshop

The MFA in Creative Writing Program at Manhattanville College aims to become a hub for graphic narrative and novel instruction, starting with its graphic novel writing workshops to be held on Saturday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. These workshops are targeted at aspiring youth and adult graphic
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Greetings from Sanford: Need for 'cheaters' a real eye-opener

Just like those books you can get at the library, the ones in which best sellers are presented in bold, 24-point letters. What a resourceful guy. I had the wrong idea about reading glasses. I thought they needed to be a prescription from your doctor you know, a spare pair to have on hand just for reading
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Ice-skating coconuts having bad hair days

I surmise that it's a self-published effort, but the associated website doesn't seem to work and the phone number listed in the book isn't a live one, so I don't really know what's going on. I bought the book so I could try to break some logjams in my vocabulary. That's because some characters, no matter
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POLL: Should NJ Sheriff's Officer Have Been Fired Over Her Past As A Dominatrix?

Anything you read involving 'Domina Nyx Blake, the Greek Goddess of the Night,' is creative writing.” A hearing officer made the decision to terminate Hyman on February 7, NJ.com reports, with a source close to the situation stating that the key reason Hyman was fired is because she lied about her prior
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Consumer Book Publishing Market to grow at a CAGR Of 1% during t – 100.7 KFM-BFM

“Market Research and Consulting Company”Radiant Insights has announced the addition of “Global Consumer Book Publishing Market 2017-2021” Market Research report to their databaseConsumer book…
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Neo-Nazi Publisher has Deadline to Disclose Whereabouts

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Neo-Nazi Publisher has Deadline to Disclose Whereabouts

MISSOULA – The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website has until next week to notify a federal magistrate of his whereabouts as part of a lawsuit accusing him of using the website to orchestrate an anti-Semitic trolling campaign against a Whitefish family. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch issued
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Beshear: Man posing as Publishers Clearing House employee pleads guilty to theft

Attorney General Andy Beshear on Thursday announced the arrest and guilty plea of a con artist who pretended to be a Publishers Clearing House employee to scam a Jefferson County resident out of thousands of dollars. Michael Rhoden, 28, of Mount Vernon, N.Y., pleaded guilty in Jefferson Circuit
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Hamilton County primary election candidate filings for Feb. 8

The primary election is May 8. Below filings as of end of day Feb. 7. The deadline to file candidates for file for office is Feb. 9. To find your polling place, register to vote, or find more election information, visit hamiltoncounty.in.gov/219/elections-office. U.S. Senator. Mike Braun (R), Joe Donnelly (D), Luke
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LA Times publisher cleared of wrongdoing, given Tronc post

Los Angeles Times Publisher Ross Levinsohn, who has been on leave without pay for the past two weeks, has been cleared of sexual harassment claims and will take a new role with Times parent company Tronc as CEO of Tribune Interactive. The move was revealed by Tronc shortly after it announced
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'Discourteous' EU 'unwise' to publish plans for Brexit transition – Davis

Mr Davis said: “I do not think it was in good faith to publish a document with frankly discourteous language and actually implying that they could arbitrarily terminate in effect the implementation period. “That's not what the aim of this exercise is, it's not in good faith, and we think it was unwise to publish
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Gribble announces run for Florence County Sheriff

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Gribble announces run for Florence County Sheriff

Florence County Chief Deputy David Gribble has announced he will be a candidate for the Office of Sheriff on the Republican ticket this fall. In making the announcement, Gribble urges the citizens of Florence County to consider his qualifications and experience when voting in this year's primary and
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Why the Music Modernization Act is the Best Path Forward [Op-Ed]

The solution for the smaller publishers here is simple and obvious – join the collective. The creation of this collective should be music to the ears of publishers everywhere, especially smaller ones with more limited resources, since it would greatly simplify the claiming process by routing all streaming
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Book Fair meet for book lovers' social media group

Pijush Ghosh, an enthusiastic member who works in Sector V, heard of the group in 2016 when he saw a book stall being inaugurated by BoiPoka administrators. “Their familiarity with publishers surprised me. I had just written a book and joined out of curiosity. It had about 26,000 members then.”.
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Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Carly Simon to Global Admin Deal

Singer and songwriter Carly Simon, whose hits include “You're So Vain,” “That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be,” and “Let the River Run” from the movie “Working Girl,” has signed a global administration deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), the company announced today.
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Brazil's biggest newspaper stops publishing on Facebook after News Feed change

Brazil's biggest national newspaper, Folha de S.Paulo, has stopped publishing content on their Facebook page because it believes the social media platform does not “value professional journalism”. The newspaper will keep its Facebook page open but it will stop updating it with new articles,
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Asia Pacific's HEMS, VIP and military markets present opportunities for the H145

One of the H145's largest civil markets for growth in Asia Pacific is HEMS. Well-developed in Australia and Thailand, HEMS is actively developing in other countries of the region. “The H135 and H145 are the world's best-sellers for HEMS operations,” said Rochereau. “We have two H135s in operation in
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Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole Foods

… Foods stores will be available for Prime Now delivery, Landry said. Groceries and related consumable items have been popular purchases in the three years Amazon has operated Prime Now, Landry said, saying items like bananas, bottled water and paper towels are regularly among its best sellers.
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Lantern Bearers

“Fermob” doesn't roll off the tongue in a very français way. It sounds more like a line of mafia-inspired apparel for dogs than a mod manufacturer of outdoor furniture, accessories, and lighting. Nevertheless, the French company's outdoor lanterns have become best-sellers at Pelago in Uptown Palm
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Column: Saying goodbye to a 4-pound friend

By Current Publishing on February 8, 2018 Carmel Community. Commentary by Jon Quick. Recently, I attended a memorial service and celebration of life for a boy who was loved by so many. His name was Luca. Luca. He was everything that a good person is. Loving. Funny. Smiling. Unselfish. Always
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'Rise of the Black Panther' comic book writer dishes on creating new series

“It is the most frustrating aspect of this. This constant, creeping feeling in the back of my head that somebody else hit something that I didn't or that I'm invalidating a story that happened already without knowing it. It's very stressful,” he admits. “This character has 50 years of publishing history to go through
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Long Beach Comic Expo And NERDBOT Announce New Partnership

LBCE will also host panels on cosplay, webcomics, self-publishing, horror, politics and pop culture, and will host panels featuring Humanoids Publishing (A 20th Anniversary Celebration), Fanbase Press (The Impact of Latinx Creators, STAR WARS: Themes of Legacy) and GeekFest Film Festival (Meet
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#IndianLovePoems: Tenille Campbell's dating life served as inspiration for poetry collection

Campbell recalled the first time she was asked to write about something erotic was in a class at the University of British Columbia, which she was taking for her MFA in creative writing. “Richard Van Camp was hosting a class, and towards the end of the class he looked up … and [was] like, 'I want you to
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Nintendo Hosting Massive Sale on Switch Best Sellers

Nintendo doesn't throw big sales very often, so when it does, it's important to stock up on all of the games you've had on your wishlist. Today Nintendo kicked off a huge — and we mean huge — sale across all of its platforms, including Nintendo Switch! So many must-have games like Golf Story and
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Blast from the Past: Orange County

A beach bum and surfer, Shaun Brumder was just another apathetic Orange County teen until he picked up a novel lying in the sand by Marcus Skinner, a fictional author and Stanford University faculty member. The book changed his life and planted a dream to go to Stanford to study creative writing.
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CONGRATULATIONS! 2 local students win Rotary Club scholarships for leadership training

Zach loves creative writing and making music. RYLA is an intensive leadership training program for sophomore and junior students selected by their Rotary Clubs from Rotary Districts 5020 and 5030, encompassing the metropolitan Seattle area, Pierce County, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic
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Thinking Like A Data Provider Can Save The Media Industry

Publishing has transformed in the past decade from the panic that print was dead to the rise of programmatic; from the growth of social and mobile clickbait to today's pivots to video. Through it all, some in the advertising ecosystem—namely the trifecta of Facebook, Google, and Amazon—have risen as
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Facebook ditched by Brazil's biggest paper on news feed tweaks

The move announced Thursday is one of the first by a major publisher to withhold content entirely from Facebook after the Menlo Park, California-based company decided last month to focus on “meaningful” social interactions and prioritize posts from friends and family, rather than promote items from
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Connatix Expands Video Syndication Offerings with New Chief Revenue Officer

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Connatix, the most advanced video syndication and monetization platform for publishers, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Chen as the company's first Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Connatix, which has quickly emerged as the leader in video
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A closer look at reading for pleasure

These Kindles have about 50 to 60 bestsellers on them that students can choose from for pleasure reading. Mihaly also said that students may start reading more after they are done with school. In her experience, she never had time to read when she was in school, but now it is part of her routine after
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Conservatives Outraged After College Professor Critiques Pro-National Anthem Paper

Conservatives on the internet are multiple shades of livid after a college paper arguing against national anthem protests was critiqued by a college professor as part of a college writing course. Twitter user and Kent State University (KSU) student Leandra Lynn (@leandralynnw) highlighted the paper
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Market Heat Report: Monster Jam Makes Moves

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Market Heat Report: Monster Jam Makes Moves

Concerts remain the hottest seller in the secondary market, but Monster Jam is able to hold its own. Two of this weekend's events appeared in the top half of the best-seller list, including the No. 2 spot for Saturday's spin at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. The Daytona 500, NBA and NCAA football were able to
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Encoding matter with regiospecific 12C/13C isotopic labels

Society suffers due to an inability to regulate matter. This study presents a practical tool for the encryption of materials by adjusting the levels of 13C at regiospecific atoms within a molecule to generate a stable-isotopically encoded signature. This system is demonstrated by securing a document by
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Pine-Richland hosts, creates middle school writing workshop

Students had a chance to hone their writing skills and develop their creative sides at the 25th Annual Middle School Writing Workshop for area schools in the Northern Area Gifted Consortium. Pine-Richland Middle School GATE students sponsored the workshop, which was held on Jan. 30, in the PRHS
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Amazon Testing Delivery of Whole Foods Groceries

Groceries and related consumable items have been popular purchases in the three years Amazon has operated Prime Now, Landry said, saying items like bananas, bottled water and paper towels are regularly among its best sellers. “This is a super important space for fast delivery,” Landry said.
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Beverly Afaglo confronts Kumkum Bhagya publishers

The actress continued, “School books are like medicine, it is a need so you will buy whether forest or castle pictures is printed on it. Dear publisher, we have great actors and other celebrities/legends here in Ghana who can be celebrated and also introduced to these kids so our history doesn't die.”
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Censorship and the Boi Mela

But, he writes on, increased censorship and violence towards writers and publishers have jeopardised free thinking in the country. Before, and during, this year's Amar Ekushey Boi Mela have come repeated warnings from the police that action would be taken against writers and publishers with books
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Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, High-Profile Cardiologist, Dies at 91

Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, a media-savvy New York physician who dispensed medical advice in best-selling books, in magazine articles and on television, died on Jan. 30 in Greenwich, Conn. He was 91. The cause was complications of the flu, his son Dr. Stephen Rosenfeld said. Dr. Rosenfeld was a
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My all-time favorite reading app gives me access to unlimited books and audiobooks for $9 a month

So I listened to unlimited audiobooks. I read classics I had never had the patience to read in print, hilarious new best-sellers like Amy Poehler's “Yes Please” and “Bad Feminist” by Roxane Gay, and I even cried in my safety goggles listening to “Miracle in the Andes” by Nando Parrado and Vince Rause.
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DIAMOND Hirings & Promotions In its Marketing & Purchasing Departments

“Jim is extremely knowledgeable and well respected throughout the comic book industry. Not only does he know how we conduct business at Diamond, but he's proven to help make publishers successful,” said Diamond's VP of Purchasing Tim Lenaghan, whom Kuhoric will report to. “As a result, I think
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Silda Wall Spitzer Tells Us Why She Launched a Publishing Brand

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Silda Wall Spitzer Tells Us Why She Launched a Publishing Brand

And behind it all is Wall Spitzer, who is a total newcomer to the publishing game. Yet, as we discovered when we spoke to her, this is more than a new business opportunity or hobby for her, it's also a passion. And while the business is still very much in its infancy, Wall Spitzer suggests she she's in it for
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What's in Store for Ad Tech This Year

Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Eric Wheeler (pictured below), CEO, 33Across, talks about what will be changing in the industry with the adoption of ads.txt and GDPR, and what publishers will be facing next. Now that the digital advertising industry has kicked into high gear for 2018, we're seeing
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New typesetting technology from Scholastica propels freer future for academic journals

CHICAGO, IL (Feb.8, 2018) – Scholastica, a vanguard academic journal publishing platform, has launched a new typesetting service for open access journals that uses advanced technology to generate beautiful and cost-effective HTML and PDF articles. The introduction of this typesetting service
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The Escaping Truth

Jim is an insecure, unemployed young man with unwanted poetry quotes spinning in his mind. He wanders the streets one night when a neighbor's beautifully lit porch beckons. Jim sits on the porch, observing the neighborhood and imagining the residents' lives. So begins his love affair with porches
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'Politico,' ICM Team For Cross-Platform Political Extensions

Other publishers have also created innovate ways to bring in much-needed revenue, aside from advertising. For example, last year's inaugural Teen Vogue Summit is already gearing up for a second round. Its connected readers at meet ups across the country prior to the main event. Or, consider the
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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Barnes & Noble Announces Barnes & Noble Pressâ„¢, an Enhanced Self-Publishing …” on January 24, 2018. Businesswire.com's news article titled: “Barnes & Noble Announces Finalists for the 27th Annual Discover Awards” with publication date:
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Forbes Media Announces Launch of Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco

NEW YORK, NY (February 8, 2018) – Forbes announced today the launch of two new international print and online publications, Forbes Benelux and Forbes Monaco, in partnership with Vizio Publishing of Luxembourg. The Editor-in-Chief of both editions, Paul Trustfull, has served as Editor of Forbes
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Book review: The Last Wilderness, by Neil Ansell

Nature writing is a crowded old field these days, thanks in part to the explosion in popularity of the so-called “new nature writing”, which, over the course of the past decade or so, has taken a long-neglected genre smelling slightly of mildewed canvas and damp tweed and elevated it to dizzy new heights
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Foundations and Trends® in Theoretical Computer Science

Publisher. James Finlay. james.finlay@nowpublishers.com. TCS. Indexed in: ACM Guide, Cabell's International, Computing Reviews, DBLP, EI Compendex, Electronic Journals Library, Genamics Journal Seek, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Google Scholar, INSPEC, MathSciNet, PubGet, SCOPUS,
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Every Publisher Should Be Going All-In On The Nintendo Switch

Next time around, the Wii U was avoided almost entirely by publishers. A few dipped their toe in at the start, but once it was clear that the system still had horsepower issues layered on top of poor sales, and everyone hopped out of the pool as soon as possible. But enter the Switch. The Switch is different
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Publishers Clearing House scam circulating in the Tennessee Valley

Can you imagine winning thousands of dollars a week, forever? It might sound too good to be true, but Publishers Clearing House actually does these sweepstakes across the country. Impostors are using this prize to lure people into thinking they won, with a catch. You've seen the commercials and the
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New study: How to build revenue by connecting with your audience

Social media has fundamentally changed how publishers reach their readers—and publishers' business models have had to adapt dramatically to that change. With Facebook and Google now controlling the bulk of digital advertising revenue, and Facebook deprioritizing news articles on the News Feed
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Davis hits back at EU for 'discourteous' transition plans

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis has criticised the “discourteous” European Union for publishing plans that would allow it to sanction the UK during a transition period. Turning up the heat as a week of technical negotiations on the transition came to a close, Mr Davis said he regarded the Brussels
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Reports of coal's terminal decline are premature

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Reports of coal's terminal decline are premature

Rapid expansion of coal power plants in Turkey, Indonesia and Vietnam – Climate targets need active policy While fewer new coal-fired power plants are now being built in China and India, the planned expansion in the use of coal in fast-growing emerging economies, such as Turkey, Indonesia and
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Effingham County deputies warn Craigslist sellers to be wary of fraudulent checks

Investigators say in each case the buyer has requested to make the check out for more than the purchase price and asks the seller for the remaining balance back in cash or on a green dot card. So far no one has fallen for the scam, the Sheriff's Office said. Officials say the fake checks will initially clear
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Princeton's Lewis Center for the Arts hosting author Feb. 16

PRINCETON — Award-winning writer Nicole Dennis-Benn and five seniors in the Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University will read from their work at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 16 at Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street. The reading is part of the C. K. Williams
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Irish music and writing at home in Howard County

At the younger end of that audience spectrum, Mallory Smith, 21, grew up in Ellicott City, graduated from Howard High School, and is currently a senior majoring in English and creative writing at Washington College in Chestertown. Her interest in writing prompted her to attend various readings by the
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Kolkata Book Fair: PM Modi's 'Exam Warriors' logs brisk sales

The book published by Penguin Random House is attracting people, both young and old, in the fair, the company manager in Kolkata, N Roy Choudhury told PTI. In the last two days, more than 500 copies of the book have been sold from the publisher's stall, he said. Modi has offered 25 “mantras” to
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Grand Theft Auto 5 has now sold 90 million units, with 15 million in 2017 alone

GTA5 had been setting new records throughout 2017. December was the biggest month ever for GTA Online, and earlier in the year Take-Two boasted that it had become the best-selling videogame of all time. Even if digital distribution makes verifying that claim a bit fuzzy, GTA5 is certainly in the upper
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BNA concludes course on writing press releases

Manama, Feb. 8 (BNA): Bahrain News Agency (BNA)'s Media Skills Development Centre today concluded a training course titled (The art of writing press releases). A BNA editor-in-chief, Hind Karam, addressed the two-day course that attracted employees from ministries and government institutions.
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Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest receives nearly 2000 entries

Students from Massachusetts, New York and Wisconsin earned the top three prizes in the 2017 Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest. In total, the contest received nearly 2,000 entries. Sponsored by the B.F.A. in creative writing degree program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, one of
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Poet Tolu's #LiterallyWhatsHot Interview: Getting Your Story out there is not as Difficult as it Was 10 …

To the question, self-publishing has its challenges. There's a burden on you to make sure all due process is followed especially when you don't have a huge team behind you. However, I will say it's still one of the best decisions I have made. I tell people, getting your story out there is not as difficult as it
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Copyright Royalty Board Increases Songwriters' Streaming Royalty Pay By Almost 50 Percent

According to the National Music Publishers Association, streaming companies are going to be required to give 15.1 percent of their revenue to songwriters and music publishers, which is an increase from 10.5 percent. The songwriters also wanted a per-stream rate pay structure, which Apple surprisingly
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Rachel Lyon on art and ambition in her debut novel, 'Self-Portrait With Boy'

Lyon studied creative writing at Indiana University; back in her native Brooklyn, she teaches at the Sackett Street Writers' Workshop and Catapult and sends out writing prompts through a weekly newsletter. Her book begins with a kind of prompt: “a simple, tragic accident… and a photograph.” It's what Lu
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30 Years Ago, WWE Drew Their Biggest TV Audience Ever For 'The Main Event'

And damned if they didn't pull it off. The Main Event drew a 15.2 rating, the percentage of American homes with TVs that were tuned to the show, and 33 million viewers. And those 33 million people saw the greatest and most batshit insane piece of Vince McMahon creative writing that the world has ever
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1C Publishing is a global games publisher with offices located in Europe and Russia. The company releases PC games through its global network of independent distribution partners, digitally and at retail. 1C is known for critically acclaimed series Men of War, King's Bounty, IL-2 Sturmovik and recent
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Native Voices Poetry Festival celebrates the human voice in all the arts

She has written and edited numerous books and anthologies, including Dog Road Woman, which won the American Book Award. Emily Clarke, a Cahuilla Native American senior attending Idyllwild Arts Academy and majoring in creative writing, also will share her work. The teen writes poetry, fiction,
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'Inconsiderate' Commuter Urged Blind Man To Move Guide Dog On Escalator

Writing on behalf of the dog, a spokesperson on Twitter urged people to be patient and understand not to disturb guide dogs while they're working. “If you see … He graduated from the University of East Anglia with degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing before completing his NCTJ Diploma in
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