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Full Novel Revision Week at The Writing Barn - Writing Barn

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Bethany Hegedus

thewritingbarn.com - Check out The Writing Barn’s second video featuring YA authors, Bethany Hegedus and Shana Burg, as they talk about their summer workshop, Full Novel Revision Week: YA, MG and More with Kathi Appelt...

Into the Ether - Vanessa Barger

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Vanessa Barger

vanessabarger.com - Here's your chance to get a taste of one of my steampunk novels, called INTO THE ETHER, which has been out of print. Click on a chapter to read. The Blurb: As a Touch-Know, Genevieve has never been...

Teachers left to pick up pieces from cuts to youth mental health servicess | Mary O'Hara | Education

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The Guardian

theguardian.com - As the headteacher of large primary school in the west of England, Joan Cunningham is accustomed to the demanding aspects of managing an intake from a mainly disadvantaged area. However, for the pa...

London Briefcase 2014: The Books to Look For at the London Book Fair

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publishersweekly.com - Jimmy Carter makes a call to action for the world’s women, Keith Richards gets colorful, Anne Rice revives Lestat, Richard Ford brings back Frank Bascombe, and Larry Summers dishes on the world eco...

Designing for Mobile-Connected Devices - NoVA UX (Mc Lean, VA) - Meetup

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AddThis

meetup.com - Good news! Since we had to move this event back to AddThis HQ we'll be livestreaming. URLs will be posted the afternoon of the event. Designing interfaces that interact with bluetooth- and internet...

New Dave Eggers Novel Coming in June - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com

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Publishers Weekly

artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com - Dave Eggers’s latest novel will be published on June 17, just eight months after the appearance of his last, the social-media cautionary tale “The Circle.” The new book’s title is a two-sentence mo...

TED Partners with Simon & Schuster to Publish ‘TED Books’ - GalleyCat

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GalleyCat

mediabistro.com - Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World" Career Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and...

How toddlers thrive: A conversation with Dr. Tovah P. Klein

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Scholastic

frizzleblog.scholastic.com - As calls for universal preschool continue around the country, so do debates about its efficacy. Even New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledges that the additional 21,440 seats he will offer 4...

Modern Love Essay Workshop - ONLINE - Mediabistro

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Mediabistro

mediabistro.com - Mediabistro instructors are all active, working professionals at the top of their fields teaching the latest industry trends. Every class includes live interaction, personalized feedback, and a foc...

Indie Success Story: Jen McLaughlin's Shot to the Heart

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AiA

publishersweekly.com - Jen McLaughlin knew something special was happening with her book the first week after its publication. “I’m very slow to get excited about things. Once I hit [The New York Times bestseller] list I...

Can you reliably make a living freelance writing?

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Robert (Bob) Medak

rjmedak.wordpress.com - People often ask the question, “Can you reliably make a living freelance writing?” The answer depends on many factors, and individual client needs. First, freelance writers must educate clients wha...

Live CAm Book Club Event - NYC - Cambridge in America

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Scribner

cantab.org - CAm invites you to a book club event with the author of our winter read, Christina Baker Kline (Selwyn). Kline will host a discussion of her bestselling novel, Orphan Train, with fellow Cambridge g...

Linked Notes in E-Books #AtoZ #EBBB

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MPax

e-bookbuilders.com - One tool that is under-utilized in nonfiction e-books is the linked note.  Linking footnotes and endnotes for the purpose of clarification or citing references, helps the reader with ease of use, c...

Tuesday Battles Con Crud and Talks About Agent's Roles at Book Fairs

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The YA Rebels

yarebels.tumblr.com - April 15, 2014 Tuesday Battles Con Crud and Talks About Agent's Roles at Book Fairs Lucienne discusses an agent’s role at book fairs and dealing with the sales of foreign rights.

A Closer Look at Pope Francis and Why He Leads the Way He Leads - SnoringScholar.com

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Sarah Reinhard

snoringscholar.com - From the back cover of Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads: Pope Francis has captured the world’s attention with his seemingly counterintuitive approach to leadership. In Pope Francis: Why ...

Children's Book Review, Little Red Riding Hood - Bloglovin

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BookChook

bloglovin.com - The Book Chook Children's Book Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Every family needs a picture book version of... Continue reading Bloglovin helps you follow the blogs you read by let...

Writing Conferences | Authors, Retreats, Workshops List for Poets, Novelists, Short Stories, Fiction, Children's Books

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Writer's Relief

client.writersrelief.com - A free list of writing conferences and other events for writers. These conferences are listed in alphabetical order by state. Conferences outside of the United States, including events held/offered...

James H. Boudreau - The Independent Author Network

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IAN Author Promotion

independentauthornetwork.com - James H. Boudreau has had a diverse, if not storied, career in marketing, sales and entrepreneurship. He began working in retail selling computers and ultimately moved on to executive level positio...

Paranormal Fantasy Books: Purchase

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Rebecca Hamilton

paranormalfantasybooks.com - Purchase The Forever Girl (Forever Girl Series: Volume One) Kobo (International) Amazon (International) Barnes and Noble (United States) iBookstore (United States) iTunes Audiobook Diesel Bookstore...

Michael Kaye - The Independent Author Network

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IndependentAuthorNet

independentauthornetwork.com - About Michael Kaye The Husband, the Business Owner, the Prepper, & the Author Michael Kaye has worked in the technology arena for more than 17 years, 11 in Executive Management and the last 7 as th...

ALA Report: School Libraries Under Fire

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Cheryl Rainfield

publishersweekly.com - The American Library Association this week released its State of American Libraries report to commemorate National Library Week. But while the report extolls recent data from the Pew Research Cente...

Five Words to Eliminate from Your Writing

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nextstepediting.com - Examine every word you put on paper. You’ll find a surprising number that don’t serve any purpose. -William Zinsser in On Writing Well

Skullborn Trilogy - Steven Montano

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Steven Montano

steven-montano.com - Skullborn Trilogy Buy for Kindle Buy for Nook Buy @ Kobo Buy @ Smashwords Buy @ IBooks Buy @ Amazon (UK) Buy Print Edition Buy for Kindle Buy for Nook Buy @ Kobo Buy @ Smashwords Buy @ IBooks Buy @...

From LBF to Pubsmart: Are Publishers & Authors Getting Closer?

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Orna Ross

publishingperspectives.com - Publishing Perspectives Editor in Chief Edward Nawotka and I will host a live Twitter chat on this week’s Ether topic(s) at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT—and that’s 4 p.m. BST in London, 5 p.m. Berlin, Pa...

In publishing? Get comfortable talking about money.Meri Pentik.

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Sarah JH Fletcher

meripentik.com - How to instantly make people in publishing uncomfortable? It’s easy: talk about money! Want to turn it up a notch? Talk about money as if it’s important, or if you really want to be disapproved of,...

Bloomsbury Children's launches 'clean teen' strand

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Cheryl Rainfield

thebookseller.com - Bloomsbury Children's Books has launched a new global line of “clean teen” romance novels under the title If Only. The If Only novels centre “on teens who fall for someone they shouldn’t". The firs...

Tom Reinhart - The Independent Author Network

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independentauthornetwork.com - Tom grew up a big comic book fan, an aspiring guitar player, and when it came to books without pictures, it was Robert E. Howard. The sword and sorcery fantasy fiction was definitely his favorite g...

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees 2014

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Kristen Kittscher

comic-con.org - The awards will be given out in a gala ceremony on Friday, July 25 during Comic-Con International: San Diego. MISSION STATEMENT Comic-Con International: San Diego is a nonprofit educational corpora...

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com

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Cheryl Rainfield

parenting.blogs.nytimes.com - That was the question explored in research presented last week by Heather Ruetschlin Schugar, an associate professor at West Chester University, and her spouse, Jordan T. Schugar, an instructor at ...

Audioboo / Women as Agents of Change in Sudan

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Gry Tina Tinde

audioboo.fm - Interview in Sudan on 10 April 2014 with Dr. Balghis Badri, Director of the Ahfad University for Women’s Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity, Peace and Rights, in Omdurman/Khartoum. Question: H...

National Library Workers Day: Libraries work because we do!

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Cheryl Rainfield

ala-apa.org - NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers. Libraries, library workers, managers, and patrons, did...

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library to Host Digital Bookmobile National ... - Caravan - Librarian Chat

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librarianchat.com - Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library to Host Digital Bookmobile National …CaravanThe Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the free eBook service from Stockton-San Joaquin County Pub...

5 Good Reasons to Take Your Kids to the Library Today 

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Fiona Ingram

huffingtonpost.com - I learned to print my name almost before I could read it -- for the sole purpose of getting my own library card. I was so young I had to stand on tiptoe to see over the check-out desk and hand the ...

The 8 Top Ways to Legally Lower Your 2013 Freelance Writer Tax Bill

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Roxanne Smolen

productivewriters.com - Note: this post was updated in late January of 2014 with new info from Carol. Happy tax season!  We freelance writers need to take advantage of all the possible tax deductions and make the best use...

Rebecca Ryals Russell

Writer of MG/YA Dark Fantasy; Blogger for Writers; Vacation Rental Entrepreneur; Mommy of 4 and Wife