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2010-02-25 06:45:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new inspiring autobiography "Call Me Del: Dogged in the Pursuit of Excellence" (published by Trafford Publishing), experienced author and accomplished doctor Adel A. Yunis finally shares his arduous journey of education and success, starting from his rural days as a poor, young farmer in a remote village and ending with the realization of his career as a renowned physician-scientist. Yunis's experience as a physician-scientist and...

2010-02-24 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, announced today a digital distribution deal with BooksOnBoard.com - the largest independent bookstore globally. Under terms of the agreement, BooksOnBoard.com will format all new ASI titles into the industry standard ePUB, and make them available for purchase through myriad readers including the iPhone, iPod touch, Sony Reader, and more. Select AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford...

2010-02-19 07:10:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, announced today a distribution deal with Scribd - the world's largest social publishing company. Under terms of the agreement, all new ASI titles published through the AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris imprints will be made available for purchase. As well, a portion of ASI's backlist of more than 120,000 titles will be sold through the site. "Scribd...

2010-02-18 07:45:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Trafford Publishing, the pioneer in on-demand self-publishing, announced today that J.E. Ward, author of "Slaygon," has been awarded a Story Teller publishing package for winning the children's category at the Seventh Annual San Francisco Writers Conference. "Trafford Publishing has a heritage of producing quality children's books, and we are pleased to offer J.E. the opportunity to publish a book," said Keith Ogorek, vice president of marketing...

2010-02-17 06:45:00

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 1954 small-town Ohio may seem a simpler, easier time: Before Vietnam, civil rights and women's movements, before Washington controversies, the buying of America, and the loss, perhaps, of our collective innocence. But as George T. Lindsey's novel "Clay Town, 1954" (published by Trafford Publishing) shows, the struggles with conflicts of duty and desire in 1954 are not simpler. The inhabitants of that place and time battle enigmas and...

2010-02-15 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor Inc., the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, today announced it has signed an agreement for its TextStream Digital Print Service to print and fulfill orders for self-publishing leader Author Solutions' catalog of more than 125,000 titles. Author Solutions' wide variety of titles, published through its Author House, iUniverse, Xlibris and Trafford Publishing imprints, will also be...

2010-02-12 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, through its imprints AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford and Xlibris, will provide free publishing packages to winners in the nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and children's writing categories at the Seventh Annual San Francisco Writers Conference. Runners up in each category will receive half-off publishing package vouchers. In addition to providing the grand prize awards, Keith...

2010-02-11 07:10:00

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "Lexi and Hippocrates Find Trouble at the Olympics" (published by Trafford Publishing), by teacher/author Marian Keen, is released just in time for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. This delightful children's historical fiction is written through the eyes of Alexander Catt II, (aka Lexi) as he narrates his "meowmoirs" about adventures with famous people. In this "tail," Lexi meets Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, and travels with...

2010-02-03 06:40:00

COOS BAY, Ore., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1956, a young teacher agreed to participate in a mission trip that would help educate children in poverty-stricken Bluefields, Nicaragua. "Education on the Wild Side" (by Trafford Publishing) by James Cunningham is the story of the lessons learned by both teacher and students during their time together. As a member of the Catholic Order of Brothers, Cunningham was asked to teach grade school in the order's Nicaraguan mission when he was only 24. In...

2010-01-22 06:45:00

DUBLIN, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "True Love Never Dies" (published by Trafford) by Bridget Uhuegbu is an examination of the confusion and frustration that can occur between men and women as they attempt to make their true feelings known to one another. Instructor Opara is a proud man from an accomplished family. His education, social position and upbringing have all helped to give him self-confidence and a relatively easy way with a certain type of woman. But men in his culture have never...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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