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Take Your Publishing Career to the Next Level with a Writing Re-TREAT

Many people want to be authors. They have ideas for a novel, or have dreams of having a best seller, but they are often so caught up in the day-to-day duties and stresses of life that they rarely get time to simply focus on telling their story. One expert writing coach says the best way […]

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5 Tips from a Writing Coach that Fiction Writers and Entrepreneurs Can Use

Last year, The New York Times published an article titled “Why Kids Can’t Write.” The article points out that many would-be writers struggle with knowing where to start – and a problem that’s not limited to today’s youth. There are millions of adults in the workforce who feel inadequate when it comes to sharing their thoughts in writing. […]

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9 Gift-Worthy Fall Finds

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While fall ushers in an array of annual delights, like cooler weather, gorgeous foliage, chunky sweaters, and pumpkin spice, it’s also an exciting time of year for product purveyors jockeying for some consideration of their own. This seasonal competitiveness among consumer goods is understandable, since many people (like me) have already started holiday shopping in […]

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For the First Time, American Writer Wins Man Booker Prize

Washington, D.C. Paul Beatty has become the first American writer to win the prestigious Man Booker prize. American Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his book “The Sellout” in London, Oct. 25, 2016. Beatty’s The Sellout, a caustic satire on U.S. race relations, won the $61,000 prize, which was previously […]

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Plan to Attend: Best Cultural Event in New York City – About South Asia

Check out The Third Annual IAAC Literary Festival Schedule!

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Benjamin Birdies’ First Flight Soars on Gentle Wings

New York, N.Y. Author Michael Dotsikas’s debut children’s picture book, Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight, is a masterfully written, spirited and beautifully illustrated work that educates as it entertains. It takes you on a journey of discovery, determination, and teamwork. Cover of Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight. Image: courtesy of the author. Benjamin Birdie is a precious young bird who thinks […]

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Fame: Spotlight on Super Woman Clare Boothe Luce

New York, N.Y. Although I attended her funeral at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, I never knew Clare Boothe Luce in life. Through Sylvia Jukes Morris’ twin works, Rage For Fame and the most recent Price of Fame, I feel I have come to know Clare in all her complexity far more intimately. Sylvia Jukes Morris’ […]

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Poetry: You Proud Bastard

Proudly, you tore nature’s sole, Even as the specs of brownish coal smothered the riverbed. Lepomis macrochirus. Or Bluegill fish. They evolved. Evolved in the Elk River. Last year, went extinct there too, when the coal specs coated their eyes. The bluegill was indigenous. You bastard. You are not. When you first stamped proudly upon […]

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5 Must-Visit Southwest Vacation Destinations

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Extraordinary Autobiography Turned Feature Film Reveals How, Defying the Odds, a Forgotten Young Boy Turned Unlikely C-Suite Powerhouse Triumphed Over Seemingly Insurmountable Obstacles

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Take Your Publishing Career to the Next Level with a Writing Re-TREAT

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