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2014-08-14 23:01:43

Dan Bloom, Cli Fi Activist, Shared Another Cli Fi Novel for Our 7 Speed Reading Blog Readers New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 eReflect and 7 Speed Reading™ have announced the publication of a list of Cli-Fi books that made it onto the new book awards list called "The Nevils." This list was created by Dan Bloom, pioneer of the Cli-Fi literary movement and frequent eReflect guest blogger, as a way to promote and present Cli-Fi to a wider audience. Author Nevil Shute...

2014-06-23 12:25:18

John Green, Gayle Forman, Lev Grossman and Holly Black among writers to appear at convention being held July 30-Aug. 3 in Orlando LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From "The Fault in Our Stars" to "The Spiderwick Chronicles" and "Speak," young adult novels continue to capture the hearts and attention of readers around the world. Several of the most popular and bestselling authors in the genre will be making appearances at this year's LeakyCon, the leading sci-fi/fantasy film,...

2014-05-19 23:09:57

When a cicada swarm invades Long Island in Michael Phillip Cash’s horror novel “Brood X,” the media makes dire predictions about what could happen, but it never predicted that the book would win First Place in the Reader Views Literary Awards. Bethpage, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 When fictional cicadas invade Long Island, they create such intense suspense and fear that they not only conquer the novel’s characters, but they have conquered readers and literary awards judges. In...

2014-03-31 23:38:41

Critics across the country are heaping praise on Tribulation: A Novel of the Near Future by Thomas A. Lewis, a “harsh, wonderfully written story” (Penn Book Review) about the ultimate collapse of industrial society that is “written with consistent grace and a clear passion for its issues.” (Kirkus Reviews) The book is available from Amazon.com and other channels today. Romney WV (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 In his seventh book and first novel (Tribulation: A Novel of the Near Future, on...

2014-01-22 08:26:03

COVENTRY, United Kingdom, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Authors pay thousands of dollars to get their books ready for sale yet so often the services provided are automated or outsourced to workers whose first language is not English. With huge potential profit margins, the temptations are obvious. Now there's a family-owned company run by authors for authors whose philosophy is to bring the personal touch back to publishing services at rates which are considerably lower than the...

2013-11-12 23:34:09

Three recent announcements by Maryland-based small publisher Arc Manor/Phoenix Pick (publishers of Galaxy’s Edge magazine) illustrate significant changes occurring in the publishing industry. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor (a small publishing company in Rockville, Maryland), made three separate announcements on November 1, each exemplifying how the publishing industry is undergoing massive, technologically...

2013-10-15 20:48:47

A particular type of consumer enjoys stories with plots, characters, and imagery that allow them to get lost in the narrative, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Stories have the power to change people's behavior," write authors Tom van Laer (ESCP Europe Business School), Ko de Ruyter (Maastricht University), Luca M. Visconti (ESCP Europe Business School), and Martin Wetzels (Maastricht University). "Contemporary examples include the persuasive power of Latin...

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2013-10-04 10:01:02

[ Watch the Video: Literary Fiction Enhances Social Skills ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Skills essential to understanding other people's mental states and processing complex social relationships can be strengthened by reading literary fiction, according to a paper appearing in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science. PhD candidate David Comer Kidd and psychology professor Emanuele Castano, both of The New School for Social Research, conducted five...

2013-09-09 23:02:48

7 Speed Reading™ software developer eReflect recently teamed up with blogger Dan Bloom to introduce the next big literature genre to the public: cli-fi, literature inspired by climate change. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Climate change has spurred a number of movements, from worldwide green campaigns to whale hunt banning and polar bear saving, and to making urban cities more human and green. All in all, climate change seems to have become an integral part of 21st...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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