International Publishers Congress 2018 begins in New Delhi

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International Publishers Congress 2018 begins in New Delhi

In an effort to create a healthy dialogue on the environment of Indian Publishing, Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP), the representative body of publishers in English, Hindi and other regional languages, is hosting the 32nd International Publishers Congress from 11 to 14 February 2018, at Hotel Taj
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Major advertisers but minor revenue from Google and Facebook for publishers

A new report from Digital Context Next (DCN) has shown that whilst Facebook and Google account for some of the largest sources of digital advertising and traffic, they still only attribute to 5% of publishers digital revenue. The report attributed the revenue earned by publishers from their digital content
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World Castle Publishing Releases the YA Novel Call of the Phoenix

Pensacola, FL, February 11, 2018 –(PR.com)– Today, the world will meet a new hero whose destiny was written long ago. The ancient magic that has been dormant for centuries will awaken and prove to the world that not all heroes wear capes. Some wear skirts, but only on special occasions. Because
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Standard View: Dick Crockford, Montana community editor and publisher, will be much missed

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Standard View: Dick Crockford, Montana community editor and publisher, will be much missed

Before coming to Dillon, Crockford served for five years as the editor and publisher of the Big Horn County News in Hardin. He lived in Anaconda for 13 years prior to that, including more than seven years as the editor of the Anaconda Leader. His career also included a stint as the editor of the Shelby
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Blackfoot native is the new Morning News publisher

Mackley then made the shift to the publishing world. He spent two decades in various publishing roles, working in all aspects of news, including newspapers, digital publications on the internet and social media. He has worked on newspapers all over North America, including the Los Angeles Times and
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Old Lions Department: Cultural Historian Robert Darnton at 78

The history of the book is an academic discipline that's concerned with books, scrolls, manuscripts, codices, and mainly has to do with texts and their uses. Darnton is a pioneer in the field, having authored works such as The Business of Enlightenment: A Publishing History of the 'Encyclopédie', The
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Tharwat Okasha and Suheir al-Qalmawi, figures of the 50th Cairo Book Fair

Chairman of the Egyptian General Book Organization Haitham el-Hag delivered a speech in which he stressed that the number of visitors to this year's exhibition exceeded four and a half million, while the number of publishers increased by 25 percent in comparison to last year. Books by the late,
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NU-Q Hosts 48-Hour Creative Media Festival

NU-Q students listen to Tom Casserly and George Bajalia provide direction at the start of the 48-hour Creative Media Festival. … Using film, photography, creative writing, and performance, more than 30 Northwestern students worked over the weekend to produce eight projects around the theme of
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Chapterhouse Publishing Gives 'Brooklyn Gladiator' Volume Zero An April Release!

Chapterhouse Publishing has announced that Brooklyn Gladiator – Volume Zero will be released on April 11, 2018. The upcoming story has been described as “the sci-fi lovechild of Orwell, Huxley, and stoner conspiracy theories, knitted together by the mad and ingenious mind of Dan Fogler.”.
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Flooding Brings Booktender's Secret Garden to the Brink

She is also working on a project to document the walls of artwork at the suggestion of her friend, children's publisher Arthur Levine. Mager said, “He said to me, 'Do you have pictures?” Do you have stories? Make it into a book. Even if it doesn't get published.' ” “He was right and it's been such a great
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Day 3: What's happening at the Karachi Literature Festival 2018

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Day 3: What's happening at the Karachi Literature Festival 2018

Says Rosinka on the importance of literary criticism, “Writing poetry and getting it published into individual volumes or compiled into anthologies is one thing. However, unless we have scholars …. Says Amit, “I look upon creative writing courses with suspicion because I myself am not a product of one.”
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Shaw home of 'Father of Black History' open for tours in February

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Shaw home of 'Father of Black History' open for tours in February

The home located at 1538 9th Street, Northwest, was Woodson's office and was where his publishing company, “Associated Publishers” was located. “It was one of the first publishing companies to publish historical works of African American history,” said Vaise. The house also was the headquarters for
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Mayfair Games Sells Remaining Products To Asmodee North America

The publisher known for creating and developing the board game, Settlers of Catan, is shutting its doors for good. Mayfair Games has sold its remaining games catalogue to Asmodee North America, a massive games distributor that's responsible for products from publishers such as Fantasy Flight
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Arabic Book and Culture Days focus on Abdulhamid II

The Writers Union of Turkey (TYB) Istanbul Branch and Haşimi Publishing House are organizing the 3rd Arabic Book and Culture Days in order to reinforce religious and linguistic fellowship and bonds. Organized by the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey, this year the organization to which important
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Steam Top Sellers week ending 11 February

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Steam Top Sellers week ending 11 February

Predictably, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is in the top spot in this week's Steam Top Sellers. Probably banned players repurchasing it are keep it up there as cheating is still a problem. Civilization VI received new DLC this week with Rise and Fall and players have snapped that up taking it to second
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Ekushey Book Fair: More books for less cash with bKash

Book publishers said most of the digital payments have been made through bKash. bKash has set up a booth at the fair premises to provide services such as instant account opening, as well as cash-in and cash-out facilities. Rubel Hasan, sociology student at Dhaka University, said:“My initial plan was
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Dire need of introducing modern fields of education in Madrasas

The present Director of Bridge course that runs as a part of Centre for Promotion of Educational and Cultural Advancement of Muslims of India (CEPECAMI) and a Muslim intellectual, reformist thinker and writer Dr Rashid Shaz invited me to study the impact of Bridge course on students and how it is
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ebooks in Tehran Metro: Read as You Go

Fidibo was established by the cultural product chain store Book City Company in 2014. The startup works with over 400 publishers, including the well-known Niloofar, Amirkabir, Qoqnoos, Ney, Negah, Ghatreh, Mahi, Agah. Its app has been downloaded over 1.5 million times and some 16,000 books are
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Atlantic Publishers and Distributors – Budget Travel / Specialty Travel

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.
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Creating Characters

Creating characters for writing can be daunting. It's not my most favourite task in the world, but it is essential to creating a believable and relatable storyline. Since I first started my horror narrative podcast Flow, I have used the same set of characterisation techniques. Most creative writing is reliant upon a
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BOMBSHELL report to be published over RBS mistreatment of small business customers

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BOMBSHELL report to be published over RBS mistreatment of small business customers

Members of the Treasury Select Committee will meet on February 20 to discuss publishing a Financial Conduct Authority report into the treatment that small business customers received from Global Restructuring Group (GRG), the turnaround division of RBS. It is thought that MPs could publish the report
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Translate all knowledge into books: Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan said if such a mechanism was institutionalised, it would give a great boost to the publishing industry while helping in knowledge dissemination. Citing his own example, he said it took him over five to six years to put his thoughts to paper. “There are many people who have a lot of great ideas, but
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A Passion for Poetry

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A Passion for Poetry

Acevedo earned a master's degree in creative writing at the University of Maryland, and it was there that she encountered a rather stodgy professor who had traditional views about the loftiness of poetic topics. When he gave her class an assignment to write an ode about an animal of their choice,
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Rising Kashmir

Established in 1890, it was the first publishing house of Kashmir. During the rule of Maharaja Pratap Singh, the shop was set up by Ghulam Mohammad with an intention to impart education among people of Kashmir so that they could know their rights and raise voice against the atrocities of Maharaja.
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'Dusty Manuscript Contest' for unpublished writers

In an era when the use of social media and web technology has taken over the reading culture and book publishing in Nigeria, thus compelling some authors and publishers to embrace online platform, there are still some unheard writers whose works may have garnered dust as a result of inability to
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Oscar Micheaux: First black filmmaker fearlessly showed racial truths

The success of that book led Micheaux to publish a second book in 1917, “The Homesteader.” Shortly thereafter, a film company offered Micheaux a production deal for a movie adaptation of “The Homesteader.” But negotiations failed over his involvement in the film, and the deal folded. Micheaux took
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Translate all knowledge into books: Vardhan

NEW DELHI, Feb 11: The publishing industry should develop a mechanism which would enable people with immense knowledge to translate the information … Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar also addressed the gathering through a video message and said books had
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HEAR OUR INTERVIEW: BRAD WEBER, LA MESA MAGAZINE PUBLISHER

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HEAR OUR INTERVIEW: BRAD WEBER, LA MESA MAGAZINE PUBLISHER

You can contact Brad Weber at 619 300 1732 or via Umbrella Media, the parent publishing company, at brad@localumbrella.com . He hopes to add more publications soon in East County and other communities across San Diego. Coming up in the next issue, watch for an interview with East County
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Michael Mitchell obituary

Michael Mitchell launched into his career as a printer and publisher in 1975. He founded Libanus Press and in 1979 moved to Marlborough, Wiltshire. Photograph: MacLehose Press. Michael Mitchell, who has died aged 78, was one of the leading typographers of his day. He combined the chief aspects
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Has JAEPO 2018 Shown That The Virtual Reality Arcade Boom In Japan Has Already Gone Bust?

Last year had a lot of virtual reality, or VR, attractions with multiple publishers backing this technology in a big way. This year though is very different. Not only with the absence of Capcom but more down to how VR seems to be nowhere to be seen. While a few publishers are supporting the technology,
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Gui Minhai: Chinese press attacks Sweden over bookseller

He first made headlines in 2015 when he vanished from Thailand and resurfaced in China, along with four other Hong Kong-based publishers. After his disappearance, there were allegations that he had been abducted by Chinese agents across international borders in an extrajudicial process. Chinese
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D roy choudhury networks and systems new age international publishers pdf

Chand & Co. PCC. 3re ed. Sudhakar and S. Total. EE233. 3. 0. D. International Edition, 2nd Edition, Reprint POWER SYSTEMS-II. 5. EE 7102. CIRCUIT”, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi,2000. House,. Kuo, Wiley. EE306. Bell, Oxford publications. Dhanpat Rai & Co. they come second in
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Book clinic: why are some titles changed from country to country?

A: From Rebecca McNally, editorial director of the children's division at Bloomsbury Publishing. There is a little bit of magic in a good title. It must entice and intrigue potential readers. Titles are the “word” in a “word-of-mouth” bestseller. Until recently, changes were common – for commercial reasons,
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Courtney Berman

She'd heard that the first time was painful. That it was awkward and uncomfortable, even if you loved the person. Though there was something about Charlotte and her boyfriend Eric's first time having sex — at least the parts she could still remember — that just felt, wrong. After downing a bottle of vicodin,
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The Mule You've Been Looking For Is Here — But It Won't Last Long

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The Mule You've Been Looking For Is Here — But It Won't Last Long

Needless to say, some sizing in the tan colorway (they also come in black and olive) is already selling out. And, these shoes don't just look good: They're handmade with care in the ethical factory Nisolo owns in Trujillo, Peru, so they're soft on the eyes and the feet. Just a quick tip on the dark olive color,
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