Tag Archives: publishing

“Questionable Minds,” a New Book: Conversations with Writers about Writing

OTTAWA, Ontario CANADA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Network/ — The mind of a writer is a mysterious place. In Questionable Minds: conversations with writers, social psychologist dr george pollard gives a guided tour of the creative mental landscape of writers. In this unique collection of conversations, dr pollard explores the making of a fictional story or a stand-up comedy routine.

If you’re curious how your favourite novel or stand-up comedy routine comes into being, Questionable Minds helps you find out. This new book helps answer many questions. Where do the ideas come from? How do authors develop their characters? What is the secret of writing a successful stand-up comedy routine?

In this eclectic view of the workings of the imagination; dr pollard has assembled a remarkable panel of writers, covering a wide of range of literature. The conversations, in this collection, are with writers of thrillers, satire and westerns, as well as stand-up comedy.


Utah is proud to introduce the “Now and Never Parties”

Released on: March 30, 2012, 11:28 pm
Author: Now or Never Parties
Industry: EntertainmentMediaFood & Beverage

Under ground dining on steroids…. The parties you’ve all been waiting for!

SALT LAKE CITYMarch 30, 2012, 11:28 pm — /EPR NETWORK/ — Many Utahan’s have been looking for opportunities like this for quite some time. The opportunity has come and you’re invited to come and be part of the party! Different entertainment, locations, food, and themes each time: you’ll never be bored with Now or Never Parties. Sometimes it will be more formal dining, other times a more casual experience. Regardless of the party, it will be a night to remember and take advantage of.


Best-Selling Author Eddie Smith And Marketing Expert Kenn Renner Present Book-Writing Seminar In Austin

Released on: March 24, 2010, 9:05 am
Author: BuyAustin.com
Industry: Media

Book Writing Coach and Author Eddie Smith will give advice on how to write and publish a book at his upcoming seminar in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, March 24, 2010—While statistics show the 86 percent of the population wants to publish a book, Best-selling Author and Book Writing Coach Eddie Smith says the majority of those dreams get lost in translation from the head to paper.

Smith is offering individuals in the Austin area the help they need to move from writer’s block to a published, full-length book with his seminar, “How to Write a Book and Get It Published,” at the Keller Williams Lake Travis Market Center March 26–27.


Peoples Education Launches Measuring Up Express for the CST

Released on: February 04, 2010, 9:56 am
Author: Peoples Education
Industry: Education

Peoples Education Launches Measuring Up Express TM for the CST New Quick and Easy Test Preparation Available for English Language Arts, Grades 2-8

Saddle Brook, New Jersey, February 4, 2010 – Peoples Education, a leading provider of supplemental educational material for the K-12 school market, today is pleased to announce the launch of Measuring Up ExpressTM English Language Arts, Grades 2-8 materials in California. Measuring Up ExpressTM includes student worktexts, Diagnostic Practice Tests, and Formative Assessments, and boosts students’ test-taking confidence by targeting the California blueprint standards.

“Educators were looking for a short program that would fit into a busy school day,” commented Vince Konoske, the company’s Western Regional Vice President. “This new standards review program and CST preparation is the perfect tool.”

Measuring Up ExpressTM worktexts are a companion to the successful Measuring Up® to the California Content Standards program. In areas where students need extra instructional support, Measuring Up lessons can be selected for in-depth standards coverage. Measuring Up ExpressTM is perfect for quick and easy test review 3-6 weeks prior to the CST. The short lessons provide a brief review of the standards and relevant vocabulary, as well as test practice in the format of the CST. The Grade 7 Measuring Up ExpressTM worktext also includes a special End-of-Book writing prompt review section to familiarize students with the types of writing that appear on the CST.


Peoples Education Launches Measuring Up Express for the NYS Test

Released on: February 04, 2010, 9:48 am
Author: Peoples Education
Industry: Education

Peoples Education Launches Measuring Up Express TM for the NYS Test Quick and Easy Test Preparation Now Available for Mathematics, Grades 3-8

Saddle Brook, New Jersey, February 4, 2010 – Peoples Education, a leading provider of supplemental educational material for the K-12 school market, today announced the addition of Mathematics, grades 3-8 materials to the successful Measuring Up ExpressTM for the NYS Test program. The Measuring Up ExpressTM line also includes grade 8 Science materials to prepare students for the NYS Test in Science. The Mathematics, grades 3-8 program, includes student worktexts, Diagnostic Practice Tests, and Formative Assessments, and provides excellent preparation for the 2010 test and beyond.

“Peoples Education has a history of responding to New York educators’ needs promptly and with high-quality NYS Learning Standards and NYS Test-customized content,” commented Brian T. Beckwith, the company’s President and CEO. “This new mathematics NYS Test preparation and review program is no exception.”

The Measuring Up ExpressTM worktexts are a companion to the successful Measuring Up® to the New York State Learning Standards program. The new books address recent changes to the Grade 3-8 Mathematics Testing Program, with lessons on prior year May-June Performance Indicators and exclusive 2010 Transition Lessons that cover March-April review content from the prior year to prepare students for the May test.


Rosie’s Renegade Humor Blog Available on Amazon Kindle

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Released on: January 22, 2010, 3:30 am
Author: Valenta Associates
Industry: Entertainment

Chalfont, PA, January 22, 2010 – Amazon.com has added Rosie’s Renegade Humor Blog by Rose A. Valenta to their growing selection of Kindle offerings:http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002Z7EM7I

The Kindle, Amazon’s hugely successful e-book reader, not only offers users the opportunity to download books, but also the ability to access major newspapers, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and USA TODAY.

Rosie’s Renegade Humor Blog is a perfect fit for the Kindle because the essays satire current events, and offer an entertaining respite f r o m heavy news stories in a unique and hilarious way.

In a recent Internet survey of 442 Kindle users, 47% of the respondents indicate that they access online newspapers at least once per day. Over 41% access blogs. These are people who prefer digital media over print newspapers and turn to the internet for much of their information. Rosie’s Renegade Humor Blog is ideally positioned to reach these people through the Kindle because of its large internet presence and intelligent themes.


Iranian Diplomats Harass Author Over Book

Released on: January 18, 2010, 5:36 am
Author: Jordan Sage
Industry: Entertainment

Iranian diplomats harass author. Just after author Jordan Sage exposed elements of an anti-Muslim operation that also targeted Muslims on U.S. soil as well as targeting Iranian officials and nuclear facilities, diplomatic staff from the Iranian Embassy have been harassing the author with anti-Semitic emails, faxes, and telephone calls.

Rancho Cucamonga, California 17 Jan 2010—as a team of American control remote viewers was deployed in China to spy on the DPRK’S weapons of mass destruction programs to include the tracking of high-ranking North Korean personnel dealing with the Iranian government, it became clear that both the Iranian President and the North Korean President were being targeted for a possible U.S. – sponsored assassination while Mosques, and Muslim owned businesses and assets were under suspicion too. Operation Caution Dream was a top tier covert operation that was active from 2006-2009. What originally started out as Project Caution Dream which involved a series of double blind tests to screen personnel for C.R.V. skills, became a full blown operation that left an American dead in China. The deceased operative had updated information on a missing former F.B.I. special agent known as Robert Levinson that was last seen alive in Iran on or about March 9th 2007 after leaving the FBI some ten years earlier to work for a private investigation firm.


New Lives Tells The Tales Of Discarded Dogs Who Become Helping Heros

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Released on: November 13, 2009, 9:56 am
Author: 3BlackDogs
Industry: Media

Toronto, Ontario, November 13, 2009 – In her newly published book, New Lives: Stories of Rescued Dogs Helping, Healing and Giving Hope, Joanne Wannan tells the stories of abused, abandoned and discarded dogs who are now playing the roles of heroes in animal therapy, and as service dogs. From a Dalmatian who was scheduled to be euthanized to one of Michael Vick’s fighting bit pulls, the dogs in Wannan’s book have overcome tremendous obstacles, yet have gone on to work with humans, creating NEW LIVES for them both.

Lottie Dot was instead abandoned by her breeder in the middle of a ferocious Oklahoma winter storm. The little pup was rescued by her son, and Patricia Belt quickly claimed Lottie Dot as her own. When it was discovered that Lottie was deaf, Patricia taught her dog sign language and enrolled her in classes to become a “therapy dog.” Today Lottie volunteers at hospitals, gives demonstrations at a school for deaf children, and participates in a reading program, which promotes literacy by having children read aloud to a dog. “Lottie can’t hear these precious kids read a single word,” Patricia says. “She listens in a different way; with her heart.”


CLO: Chief Life Officer – A New Industry Manual for Me, Inc., and We, Inc.

Released on: October 27, 2009, 5:59 am
Author: Amy Remmele / Peak of Success
Industry: Education

Life and business counselor Amy Remmele publishes new book that helps individuals view their lives as businesses, leading to happier, healthier lives – CLO: Chief Life Officer.

October 27, 2009 – Buffalo, NY – Every business revolves around people. The same is true for life. In her new book, CLO: Chief Life Officer, author and consultant Amy Remmele shows that decisions become more rational when individuals think of their lives as an enterprise that they are managing.

CLO: Chief Life Officer shows readers their “departments,” and how they function best through an authentic, shared mission. “Seeing parts of ourselves as departments makes more common sense than the psychological view of parts,” explains the author. The book stresses that all the How-Tos readers encounter will not help unless they look at the Whys of their actions.

CLO: Chief Life Officer helps readers create their own life business plan. The plan includes setting goals, communication and relationship creation, and maintaining and accessing a support system. Readers learn to define important divisions of their lives in terms of business departments. The book helps readers test their capacity of readers’ production, customer service, human relations, and sales departments. The book demonstrates how to create and apply a “decisional balance table” to life choices, enabling readers to set the right priorities.


Letters To Santa Bring Joy To The Little Santa Letter Helpers

Released on: October 26, 2009, 2:57 am
Author: Santa Himself / Package From Santa.com
Industry: Advertising

Children everywhere send Letters to Santa during the holiday season. Santa regularly hears from children that live in Canada, the United States, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, and so many other places.

Because children come from different places and they are individuals with various wants and needs, each letter written to Santa is slightly different than the others he receives. Children that live in Hawaii often ask Santa for new swim gear and children that live in Canada are likely to ask for new sleds or snowboards. The point is, the letters written to Santa Claus are personalized to meet the needs and wants of the individual child writing the letter.

But even so, there are a few things that most children have in common as they write. First of all, most children want to insure that they are on Santa’s Nice list. This means that for some, they will be direct and ask; for others, they will simply explain away any naughty behavior. The second thing that most of these letters include is a list of toys and other gifts that the children would like to receive for Christmas. After all, they don’t want to be disappointed when Christmas morning arrives!