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2014-09-17 23:11:26

Hilarious short story collection features dealing with deafness Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A raucous childhood in an Italian-Polish family and deafness from Meniere’s Disease come together to form author Nancy Chovancek’s laughter-filled new book, “Angry Birds and Beehive Hair”. The book is a collection of short stories that prove the best way to deal with trials is focusing on fun. With a positive message of empowerment and resilience, everyone can identify with...

2014-09-17 23:11:22

Author Tedi Tuttle Wixom has revitalized her career through digital conversion with the help of eBooks2go. The writer of various genres has metamorphosed three titles with the electronic publisher thus far, and plans to continue adapting her physical library into digital format. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 For electronic publishing expert eBooks2go, working with their latest author Tedi Tuttle Wixom came down to a miraculous connection and precision timing. This experienced...

2014-09-17 23:00:51

Author Thought Continuum upsets the status quo in new book, “Catch Me If You Can” OGDEN, Utah (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 What began as a nice night at the movies quickly becomes a meeting with the weavers, the extraterrestrials who have arrived on Earth to interrogate Thought Continuum. Thought Continuum uses prose to tell her story in her new book, “Catch Me If You Can.” In a style similar to “Crank” author Ellen Hopkins, Thought shares her protagonist’s deepest insights...

2014-09-17 08:26:25

Annual conference features meet-and-greets with publishing industry executives LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring authors can get the information and contacts they need to turn their books into bestsellers when they attend Author 101 University, an annual event featuring panels, lectures and networking opportunities with agents, publishing executives and marketing professionals. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146679 "If you're an aspiring or accomplished...

2014-09-16 23:15:54

Bibliomotion is thrilled to kick off their fall 2014 season with Robert Sher’s ‘Mighty Midsized Companies.’ Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Bibliomotion begins their fall 2014 season with Robert Sher’s Mighty Midsized Companies: How Leaders Overcome 7 Silent Growth Killers (September 16, 2014). In the book, Sher points to seven insidious killers that erode growth and can drive even successful midsized ($10 million to $1 billion in revenue) companies into extinction. He...

2014-09-16 08:27:04

Artist and author Marcia Gloster Ammeen recounts her 'Story of Seduction' 50 years later VERONA, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "As his eyes met mine, I felt a sudden, powerful sensation wash over me. I saw him in a flash of white light and knew that image would be engraved in my memory forever." - Marcia Gloster, author of 31 Days: A Memoir of Seduction. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146184 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146185 That...

2014-09-15 23:01:03

DISCcert’s two-day DISC Certification workshop will take place October 16th and 17th in San Diego, California. HR professionals and corporate trainers are invited to take part in the interactive, comprehensive, and results-oriented workshop taught by author and master DISC Certification Trainer, Bonnie Burn. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 DISCcert, a San Diego based DISC training company, has announced its next two-day DISC Certification Workshop for Oct 16th and 17th....

2014-09-12 08:23:52

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday 13th September is Roald Dahl Day - a celebration of the life and work of the legendary children's author. At leading independent online book retailer the Book People, there's a whole host of bargain deals on Roald Dahl titles. Roald Dahl Day takes place each year on the late author's birthday, with a range of events taking place all over the world. This year is particularly special for Roald Dahl fans as it...

2014-09-10 23:09:59

Author inspired by own daughter’s disability to write new novel, "Queen of Us All" Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 What if all born with a handicap were put to death? That is the idea behind author Kevin O’Malley’s new fantasy tale, Queen of Us All. A controlling king is fearful that his kingdom would become weak if handicapped children are permitted to live and has declared that all children with a handicap are to be executed. A child named Lily is born...

2014-09-10 16:25:22

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lauren Blakely, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, will be donating half of all her proceeds from the preorders and release week sales for Melt For Him to the NVFC Firefighter Support Fund that supports the nation's volunteer fire and EMS departments. Melt for Him, released September 8, 2014, is published by Entangled Publishing's Brazen imprint. Lauren Blakely is available for interviews, guest posts, and more. All interview and...


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Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

Blog
2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'