Local residents fall victim to Publishers Clearing House impersonator scam

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Local residents fall victim to Publishers Clearing House impersonator scam

(KBTX)- The local chapter of the Better Business Bureau says residents in the Bryan-College Station area are falling for a scam involving a Publishers Clearing House impersonator. “We received a report on Friday from a man who said his mom, a Bryan resident, fell victim to this scam,” said Bill McGuire.
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Literary fest to host 100 authors

He hoped that the festival would open new opportunities of intellectual exchange for the youths and guide them in the art of creative writing. “This intellectual exchange will definitely inspire our youths, encourage new ideas and promote the habit of reading,” Sonowal said. On the first day, six sessions of
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The 2017/2018 Special Issue Is Here!

Their subjects range from the fake news phenomenon to the new academic programming being designed and offered by LC's forward-thinking faculty. Also in this issue you will find long-form nonfiction composed by upper division students in Dr. Laine Scott's advanced composition course. The writing in
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Art Installation Highlights Vintage Typewriter

Matthew Hanimov, a junior at UWF, who is a creative writing major, has monitored the booth while it's been on campus. He's also submitted several works of his own. “Sometimes, I'll just start writing what I'm feeling, or I'll go off what other people are writing,” Hanimov said. “So, for me, it's just a medium
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Zionsville Community Schools to present program on handling student anxiety

With many children feeling mounting pressure to succeed in the classroom, Zionsville Community Schools will host an event to help parents understand the brain's neuroanatomy, its stress response and how to promote calm feelings. DeSautels. Dr. Lori Desautels will present “Understanding the
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2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea: A guide to all things K-pop

Not only does she have a beautiful voice, but she's one of the best dancers in K-pop too. For the last 18 years the singer has been producing hits in South Korea, China, and Japan and is a best-selling artist (in Japan she has done 12 nation-wide tours and has sold millions of albums). BoA even debuted
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Is Chicago the Poetry Capital of America?

But Poetry magazine's historical contributions to modernism (as well as its short-lived competitors in the Fine Arts Building, The Little Review and The … best reading venues, not to mention the Big 5 publishing companies (though poetry is more often published by independent and university presses).
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Po.et's “Frost” Launches Blockchain-Based Solutions for Bloggers, Content Creators

February 8, 2018 marked the launch of Frost, an open API and set of developer tools from Po.et that will enable content publishers and developers to more easily register their creative works on the blockchain. The new API will enable integrations and decentralized applications, including the WordPress
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Opinions Divided Over Calls For Publishing Player Salaries

Opinions Divided Over Calls For Publishing Player Salaries. Right or wrong? 6 mins ago. Opinions Divided Over Calls For Publishing Player Salaries Getty Images. Opinions are divided over calls by NRL players union director Jeremy Latimore, who believes player salaries should be made public, in a
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James Sire, Influential IVP Editor, Dies at 84

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James Sire, Influential IVP Editor, Dies at 84

6, the publisher announced Wednesday, calling him a “renaissance man of publishing.” He was 84. During his 31 years with IVP, Sire also wrote more than 20 books including The Universe Next Door, in 1976, which has sold 350,000 copies and been translated into 18 foreign languages. Jeff Crosby
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Movies to Write Your Essay About

You'll learn more about some great movies that inspire writing about them and the topics that are brought up by them. … These ones are not the whole story, of course, and with such a mystical movie as this one, you'll be able of course to reveal your own themes you'll be eager to examine on paper.
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Chronicle Publisher Jeffrey M. Johnson named chief of Hearst Newspapers

Jeffrey M. Johnson, who as CEO and publisher of the San Francisco Chronicle was largely credited with the financial turnaround of Northern California's largest media company, has been named president of Hearst Newspapers, the corporation announced Friday. Johnson takes on the role effective
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Facebook's ad placement reports were supposed to roll out to all advertisers last year but have not

Last year, Facebook said it would provide all advertisers with reports listing the publishers on whose sites, apps, Instant Articles and native Facebook videos their ads may appear when buying that inventory from the social network. But those reports have not yet become widely available. Facebook has
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Study: Facebook and Google represent less than 5% of digital revenue for publishers

Facebook and Google, which generate the most revenue for publishers outside of over-the-top (OTT) services, together account for less than 30% of total distributed content revenue and represent less than 5% of the total average digital revenue for publishers, according to new research by trade
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Arrowhead Regional Arts Council awards $147910 in grants

Melissa Hepokoski, Duluth, St. Louis County, $3,000: Support to complete the first draft of “An American Lotus: A Memoir” by working with a mentor, and attending writing classes and a writing conference. Ryan Vine, Duluth, St. Louis County, $3,000: Support to promote reading tour in Ireland of a new
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Comicsgate Is Gamergate's Next Horrible Evolution

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Comicsgate Is Gamergate's Next Horrible Evolution

Comic book publishers and creators have been under attack from bigots since Captain America punched Hitler in 1941. But now, bigots have organized under a new banner: Comicsgate. But what is Comicsgate? And how did it happen? Like Gamergate before it, the origins of this latest intolerant
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Local students graduate from Adams State

Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing: Maira Rodriguez, Antonito (Magna Cum Laude and minor in Spanish). Bachelor of Arts in English/Liberal Arts: Kate Simpson, Monte Vista (Summa Cum Laude). Bachelor of Arts in Theatre: Lauren Trujillo (Summa Cum Laude), Taylor Trujillo (Summa Cum
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Interview with cosplayer, model and part-time princess Karrigan Taylor

If that wasn't impressive enough, she's somehow managed to do this while juggling her cosplay career with modeling, working as a part-time professional princess, figure skating at a competitive level and studying for a degree in creative writing for entertainment. Lucky for you AiPT! was fortunate
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Beall's List of Predatory Journals and Publishers

Hello everyone,. I am sharing the most updated Beall's List of Predatory Journals and Publishers; it is available at: https://beallslist.weebly.com/. Last edited by: Carlos Luis González Valiente on Feb. 9, 2018, 3:59 a.m., edited 1 time in total. Carlos Luis González Valiente. Posts: 4.
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Hingham native writing a new young adult novel series

“I've been writing forever, since I was eight or nine through high school,” Gaughen said. But it wasn't until she transferred to St. Andrews University in Scotland, where she earned a master's in creative writing, that she pursued writing more seriously. “There was a much different environment there – very
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Celebrate National Pizza Day

Plain and varieties with chicken as a topping seem to be the next most popular responses from Berks area pizza shops as to what their best sellers are. “We're known for our meat lover's, chicken/bacon/ranch and buffalo pizzas,” said George Flores, manager of Mama's Pizza and Grill, 1146 Rockland St.,
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Learning Python, Free Packt Publishing eBook

Request Your Free eBook Now: “Learning Python”. Request. Learn to code like a professional with Python – an open source, versatile, and powerful programming language,. Learning Python has a dynamic and varied nature. It reads easily and lays a good foundation for those who are interested in
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NY Times Ignores 400 Publishing Industry Pros' Pleas to Return Graphic Novel Bestseller Chart

About a year ago the New York Times shocked the publishing industry by dropping 11 of its bestseller charts for books. Some were for rather arcane formats – YA ebooks – others were low class formats – mass market paperbacks. But only one entire medium was ditched completely: graphic novels,
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National Book Award Winner Kicks Off 2018 Visiting Writers Series

“It's wonderful to bring this level of artistry into Brookdale and share that with the student body,” said graphic design major and Creative Writing Club member Connor Wean, following Hayes' talk. “It shows you the power that creative writing can have. Seeing people in the audience tonight, looking at their
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Strength through collaboration

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Strength through collaboration

Organised by Research Information magazine, in partnership with London Info International (LII), this one-day event addressed some of the most important issues in scholarly communications from the perspective of the three main stakeholder groups – publishers, academics and information
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Where's Amy sees Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre's 'SIMCHA'

Where's Amy attended GHDT's opening night of “SIMCHA” Feb. 3. Simcha is a Yiddish word meaning joy and celebration. Guests were seated at two long tables along with fruit, crackers and cookies while the dance company introduced beautiful Jewish music and culture. The dancing was incredible
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Column: WINEderlust: Robust Red Wines to Warm up the Winter

Brrrr, enough of the Arctic blast, already. I know it's Indiana and winter, but man. Let's heat things up a little. Valentine's Day is approaching and you are looking for the perfect bottle to surprise your Sweetie? Want a delectable selection to enjoy in front of your fireplace? Need a tasty crowd-pleaser for
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Night & Day diversions- February 13, 2018

By Current Publishing on February 9, 2018 Night & Day. Matt Anderson (left) and Carrie Neal appear in Civic Theatre's “Sense and Sensibility.” (Submitted photo). “Sense and Sensibility,” The Tarkington, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel. Civic Theatre presents a playful, new adaptation of Jane
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Where's Amy attends ATI's 'Spelling Bee'

Where's Amy attended Actors Theatre of Indiana's sold-out opening night and after-party for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Feb. 2. The audience was entertained by outrageous spelling bee contestants, including a few unsuspecting audience members joining the stage for laughs and
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Deputy Editor

PUNCH, an online magazine about drinks and drinking culture in collaboration with Penguin Random House and the Crown Publishing Group (home of Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press), is seeking a self-directed, well-connected Deputy Editor to work in the Brooklyn office. The ideal candidate will
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'The Dead Key' author DM Pulley talks unusual career path, new novel 'The Unclaimed Victim'

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'The Dead Key' author DM Pulley talks unusual career path, new novel 'The Unclaimed Victim'

21: *Lit Cleveland* Death Warmed Over: Writing Historical Murder Mysteries at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid Ave, Cleveland. … Still, she didn't get much in the way of writing courses — she seems to vaguely recall a poetry class — and, anyway, she had plenty to keep her busy with
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'Fairly OddParents' and 'Danny Phantom' Creator Explains Why He Is Leaving Nickelodeon

Self-publishing books and getting books published by other people as well. I've got a lot of projects I'm working on right now but I'm under contract to a company called Pocket Watch that I'm working with. That was announced so I can say that, but I can't tell you what I'm working on just yet because I am
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Supreme Court rules in favour of CBC in publication ban case

Carleton University journalism professor Christopher Waddell said that before digital publishing, content in newspapers was preserved in libraries and on microfilm. Trying to force a media outlet to “unreport” information is wrong, because the role of the media is to record history within the legal
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Moving to the Mainstream

Peer review forms the crux of good science, yet few would argue it works well. Ensuring research quality, tracking down competent reviewers and avoiding peer review manipulation are just a few of the problems that have left many in scholarly publishing searching for a new way. Enter open peer review;
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Brazil's most read newspapers stops publishing content on Facebook

Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, which has the largest circulation in the country, reported that it will stop publishing content on Facebook after the social network reduced the visibility of professional journalism on the user pages. The decision is already in force, however, it will not prevent
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CoastLine: Philip Gerard's Things We Do When No One Is Watching

The other courses Philip Gerard serves up include his work as a Professor of Creative Writing and Creative Non-Fiction at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in both the BFA and MFA programs. He is co-editor, with his wife, Jill Gerard, of the literary journal Chautauqua, and he is the author of 12
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Getting Involved at the Independent Publishing Resource Center

Since I work from home, it seemed even more important to get out in the world and see what people are making. I've been focused on making comics lately, so I decided to check out the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC), a non-profit here in Portland, Oregon, dedicated to DIY publishing.
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VIZ Media Localizing Shinsuke Nakamura Autobiography

It was announced on Thursday that VIZ Media, the company in charge of publishing many anime and manga, had acquired the English publishing rights to King of Strong Style. The book will take the 2 volume set from Japan and translate it into one single hardback edition or a digital edition with colored
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Find publishers freelance jobs online at Guru. Search and apply for jobs that interest you. Browse work opportunities now.
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Former Scunthorpe resident tops bestseller list with latest crime novel

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Former Scunthorpe resident tops bestseller list with latest crime novel

“Things stepped up a gear after I completed a distance-learning MA in Creative Writing with Lancaster University. My writing technique improved enough for me to secure the services of a top London agent. This eventually led to HarperCollins offering to publish The Perfect Neighbours on their Killer
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Top Comics Sold in January 2018

Marvel's first entry on both lists, Avengers #675, landed at sixth and third, respectively. The other notable entry on both lists? The Walking Dead #175. You can check out the full list of top comic book publishers, top 10 comics books by units shipped, and top 10 comic books by dollars invoiced below.
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Monster Hunter World Tops PS4's Best-Selling PSN Games For January 2018

Now that the first month of the new year is behind us, Sony has revealed the list of best-selling games on the PlayStation Store for January 2018. Last month saw two major releases arrive for PS4–Monster Hunter World and Dragon Ball FighterZ–and unsurprisingly, the pair took the top two spots for the
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Arab women and new realities

Co-edited by Dima Nasser, a Lebanese PhD candidate at Brown University, and Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Roseanne … Young authors, experienced ones, students, successful professionals: it is impossible to define what unites the women who collaborated to write this book.
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KDP Select and Paperback Publishing

I have an ebook currently out with KDP Select and I want to make sure I understand something correctly. I want to publish my paperback here shortly with KDP. Do I have to wait until my 90 days are up with KDP Select to publish the paperback with another company? My term date ends April 11th, 2018.
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Student Gives Her Boyfriend A Bouquet Of Cash For His Birthday

Most people aren't hard to please when it comes to buying them gifts – a Clinton's card, a box of chocolates, sorted. But some people, especially men, can be awkward AF to buy for. That led one student from Bangkok, Thailand to come up with a left-field present for her boyfriend's birthday, handing the
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X-FILES Actor David Duchovny's Second Album EVERY THIRD THOUGHT Available Today

David Duchovny is best known as an award winning actor, director and novelist starring in the smash TV series THE X-FILES (winning a Golden Globe for the role.) His first novel Holy Cow was released by Farrar Straus and Giroux in February 2015 and hit the New York Times Best Sellers' list. This was
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Comey's $2 million book deal: Did the FBI approve publication?

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Comey's $2 million book deal: Did the FBI approve publication?

Flatiron Books, the publisher of former FBI Director James Comey's upcoming book, said the fired director explores “what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions.” A government watchdog group wants to know if Comey, who received a reported $2 million advance for
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Amazon To Launch Delivery Service, Battle FedEx, UPS

The company has also established itself as a publisher, almost cornering the market on self-published paperbacks and ebooks and slowly moving into working with established writers. Amazon has also created a tremendous amount of buzz by its competition between major U. S. cities to see which of
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To MFA, or not to MFA

Typically, an MFA is a two-to-three-year graduate program that includes the study of visual arts, photography, performance arts, graphic design or even creative writing. Even so, there's a question I've often heard being pondered: is the degree really worth the price tag? A big problem with these
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Twerking llama toy is one of the best sellers for Valentine's Day

Twerking llama toy is one of the best sellers for Valentine's Day on Walmart website. (KTRK). KTRK. Friday, February 09, 2018 11:58AM. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) –. Nothing says “I love you” for Valentine's Day like a twerking llama, right? Apparently, this plush animal gift is so popular it is best seller on
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Water Desorption from Confined Biopolymer

We study desorption of water from confined biopolymer (chitosan thin films) by employing temperature dependent specular X-ray reflectivity and spectroscopic ellipsometry. The water desorption is found to occur via three distinct stages with significantly different desorption rates. The distinct rates of
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Gavilan Community College and San Benito County Sheriff's Department team up to help jailed …

Last semester, 307 inmates took advantage of the program and 73 of took writing classes, he said. The program also includes counselors who help inmates look at career options they might explore upon release. Gavilan's offerings are part of an adult education consortium that includes the Gilroy-based
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The “Sin & Punishment” series: Hidden gems from Nintendo

When I think of cult-classic games, the first games to come to mind are always the “Sin & Punishment” games. Developed by Treasure Games and published by Nintendo, “Sin & Punishment” and its sequel “Star Successor” were hardly best sellers, with the former only moving 100,000 copies at launch,
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Cavan man pens 'The Sand Hog'

One of the region's most eagerly awaited novels has finally hit book shelves in all the leading book shops and will be officially launched in Longford town on Friday evening. … The book is published by UK publishers, Pegasus, and was last week launched into the US and UK markets. The book is a
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Augusta Downtown Alliance director boosts city in print

Most readers are familiar with Arcadia Publishing's books — sepia-toned looks at local history, stuffed with historical photos. But the publishing house, which includes The History Press, also does books with a little more color. Michael Hall, executive director of the Augusta Downtown Alliance wanted to
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BRCC to present 10th annual Arts Fest in March

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – Baton Rouge Community College will present its 10th Annual Arts Fest in March throughout three of its locations. The festival includes art demos, lectures, discussions, creative writing workshops, spoken word performances, student showcases, and live music
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Borderland area a 'favorite place' for best-selling Minnesota author Douglas Wood

Like many others who grew up visiting Kabetogama during the summer months, author Douglas Wood finds himself unable to stay away. So, he makes an effort to include his memories of Borderland in his life's work. In 2017 alone, Wood's 35th and 36th books were published, in addition to the
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A Madison firm has made a business out of helping books clubs find the best reads

Acknowledging the need to support independent booksellers, Morgan switched “buy the book” links on the Reading Group Choices website from Amazon and Barnes & Noble to Powell's Books and Indiebound. Funding for the business comes from fees paid by publishers and some authors. On a recent
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Robert Reich: Trump's Big Buyback Bamboozle

He has written fourteen books, including the best sellers “Aftershock”, “The Work of Nations,” and”Beyond Outrage,” and, his most recent, “Saving Capitalism.” He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and
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Coffee and free lecture today on Cochise County National Parks

Ann has a background in environmental studies and French, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, all have helped her become a dedicated, knowledgeable ranger. Ann loves the mission of National Parks Service and spends much of her time off exploring other national parks and federal lands
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A Blind Publisher, Poet — and Link to the Lower East Side's Cultural History

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A Blind Publisher, Poet — and Link to the Lower East Side's Cultural History

In the 1970s, Cannon ran a publishing house with Reed and the poet Joe Johnson that was one of the first independent presses to focus on multicultural literature. The painter Gerald Jackson once saved him from drowning in the Hudson River. Sun Ra used to seek him out to tell stories about flying
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30% of top publishers adopt 'anti-ad-blockers,' new study finds

Publishers are using “anti-ad blockers” — software which detects and can call out or stop users of ad-blocking technology — on their sites 52x more often than previous research indicated, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Riverside, whose findings were reported
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Microtransactions Are Here To Stay Because We Buy Into Them

This is the very behavior that encourages the publishers to implement microtransactions even in paid video games and publishers have also started to practice this in single-player only games and a prime example of that is Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War which offers players high-level orcs instantly
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Songwriters Guild of America Announces That Negotiated Changes to Music Modernization Act …

We continue to applaud the efforts of members of the music creator and publishing communities seeking further improvements that would make the proposed legislation even more advantageous to American songwriters, composers and independent publishers. Still, the bill as it now stands would — on
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India to hold Intn'l Publishers' Congress after 26 yrs

New Delhi, Feb 9 (UNI) The International Publishers Association (IPA) on Friday announced that its 2018 International Publishers Congress will be hosted by … According to IPA Executive Committee member Asoke Ghosh, ''Modern India is a world publishing powerhouse, built on a rich literary tradition.
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Monster Hunter World Is The Fastest Selling Game In Capcom History, 6 Million Copies Sold

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Monster Hunter World Is The Fastest Selling Game In Capcom History, 6 Million Copies Sold

This not only made the game the best-selling top paid game on Xbox One but, also made the game the fastest selling game in Capcom's publishing history. Capcom says it has shipped more than 6 million copies of “Monster Hunter: World” globally.https://t.co/68nWQZr0je. — Takashi Mochizuki
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Aspiring authors chosen for Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair

There is a diverse range of genres across the winning manuscripts including literary fiction, science fiction, crime, magical realism and a historical thriller. The publishers and agents attending the fair include Author Rights Agency, The Book Bureau, Epoque Press, Feldstein Agency, Fletcher & Company,
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Foreign Rights Manager

Working with the Rights Director, the right candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with our foreign publishers, partners, and co-agents; learning and selling a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and children; and communicating information clearly
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Prologue: "Dreaming in Chocolate" by Susan Bishop Crispell

Author of The Secret Ingredient of Wishes and Dreaming in Chocolate, Susan Bishop Crispell is “the kind of writer who lives for the imaginative spark that introduces me to a new character or … A graduate from UNCW's M.F.A. in Creative Writing program, Crispell lives near Wilmington with her husband.
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Write a prize poem to celebrate nature

If the craft alone is not enough of a draw, there is a fantastic selection of prizes on offer, including: 1st prize – £1000, 2nd prize – £500, 3rd prize – a place on a creative writing course at and generously donated by the Tŷ Newydd Writing Centre, and finally two additional prizes including a personal tour
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Postamo is a new social media publisher for agents and brokerages

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Postamo is a social media tool for real estate agents and brokers to create, publish and manage Facebook and Twitter posts. Platforms: Browser Ideal for: All agents, teams and
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ArcGIS Server

Hello,. I'd like to publish a time layer which would be updated quite frequently and being able to view the updates live. In ArcMap I see an option in my point layer properties, Time tab, which reads “Data chages frequently so calcuate time extent automatically”. If I then publish the mxd with the time layer
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Stephen Probst's New Book, “Nine Days to Atlanta”, is a Page-Turning Adventure of a 17-Year …

Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors' books, including distribution in the world's largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create — not
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Get Fresh Flowers Delivered In Time For Valentine's Day

They guarantee fresh, locally-sourced bouquets that are delivered on-demand — in as little as two hours — by working with artisan florists and local farms. You can browse their library of best-sellers or look for something more unique. Whether you go with Teleflora or The Bouqs Company, you're getting
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Elsevier launches ClinicalKey Medical Education, engages learners and helps turn medical …

Medical and scientific publisher Thieme Publishers has announced three of its textbooks are being honoured with the prestigious 2018 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards). Color Atlas of Brainstem Surgery by Robert F. Spetzler won first prize in
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The Craft of Publishing

The following is a guest post by Gary Dunham, Director of IU Press and Digital Publishing. Let's step back for a moment and consider not only what we do, but why we choose to do it. Why did we decide…
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Federal Court rules against Kobo in challenge of e-book agreements

The Federal Court of Canada has ruled against e-book retailer Rakuten Kobo in its challenge of several agreements the Commissioner of Competition made with book publishers amid a price fixing scandal, with the company's counsel saying the decision confirms for the first time that competition
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Croatian same-sex parents book publisher raises funds for new prints

ZAGREB, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — Hours after launching a crowd-funding campaign on Friday, the publisher of the first Croatian picture book on children with same-sex parents successfully collected enough funds to print 1,000 new books. In one day they raised more than 6,000 U.S. dollars. “We are delighted
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Learning Manager – Shared Publishing System Project (FTC)

About us. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. SPS is a global, cross-divisional project that will impact approximately 2500 employees across multiple
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Paul Max Rubenstein's New Book, “The Driving Range”, is a Narrative about a Young Man …

Recent release “The Driving Range” from Page Publishing author Paul Max Rubenstein is a tale filled with emotional overturns as the character is drawn to … Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create – not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion,
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Why top Kiwi author Felicity Price is giving up

Great fun.” (NZ Listener) – and getting a five-star rating on Netgalley. I've learnt so much about publishing and digital book marketing, that I host seminars to share my wisdom with other authors. It's been a fascinating learning curve. Of course it's not the promise of money, but the very act of writing that
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Amid Olympic Anti-Doping Efforts, Calls for a More Sociological Approach

Sara Talpos is a freelance writer whose recent work has been published in Mosaic and the Kenyon Review's special issue on science writing. Sara has an MFA in creative writing (poetry) and is interested in the connections between science and literature. She taught writing classes at the University of
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