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Company Towns Topic for Sept. 25-26 Twilight Tours in Washington State

Sep
17

The towns that employers built near the Seattle City Light operation at Cedar Falls, Wash. are the topic for Linda Carlson's presentations during the Cedar River Watershed's "Twilight Tours" of a historic townsite Sept. 25 and 26.

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Julie Czerneda and Susan MacGregor To Edit "Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales"

Sep
01

(Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is delighted to announce that Julie Czerneda and Susan MacGregor will be the editors for "Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales", to be publishing October, 2011.

This edition of the award winning series of original Canadian Speculative Fiction comes with a twist and touch of whimsy.

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Inspire Yourself to Launch a Writing Career

Aug
31

Writing Conversations: Spend 365 Days with Your Favorite Authors Learning the Craft of Writing

ATLANTA — Wisdom Creek Press released a new book to assist authors, poets, screen writers, and other writers in their search for insider knowledge of the writing and publishing industry.

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Call for Papers -- Modern Librarian

Aug
24

Modern Librarian is currently accepting manuscripts for its inaugural issue. The journal's mission is to advance the the profession of librarianship and those who practice it, as well as to examine those questions and challenges faced by the institutions and practitioners of library science. We are dedicated to encouraging and publishing scholarship that is focused on the challenges of librarianship. We particularly encourage work that is grounded in empirical research, but other forms of scholarship are also welcome.

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Toilet Training Book Revised to Include Special Needs, Early Training

Aug
18

"Mommy! I Have to Go Potty! A Parent's Guide to Toilet Training," 978-0-9650477-2-2, has been revised by pediatric advice nurse Helen F. Neville to include children with special needs, early training, the affect of a child's temperament on the pace of training and how to work with a child-care provider during toilet training.

First published in 1996, this is one of Parenting Press's most popular books because of its practical approach and real-life anecdotes. 176 pages, $14.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-9650477-1-5.

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Parenting Press Revises Children's Book That Shows Kids Coping with Domestic Violence

Aug
18

How can kids understand—and cope—when their parents fight? Based on a true story, "Something Is Wrong at My House: A Book about Parents' Fighting" is a 32-page book that shows a child seeking, and finally obtaining, help in a domestic violence situation.

Written by Diane Davis so that it can be used with both the very young, and the school-age child, "Something Is Wrong at My House" provides brief text with illustrations on one page of each two-page spread, and more detailed information on the facing page.

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Recognizing Child Molesters and Protecting Children Topic of "Out of Harm's Way"

Aug
18

How can parents shield a child from sexual exploitation? How can they and other adults recognize when a child is being sexually abused? "Out of Harm's Way: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Young Children from Sexual Abuse" provides this badly needed information without scare tactics.

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New Children's Book Shows Small Boy Coping with Abandonment by Parent

Aug
18

How does a child cope when a parent disappears? "Where Is My Mommy? Coping When a Parent Leaves (And Doesn't Come Back)" is ideal for sharing with a child who can't understand why Mom or Dad is gone, and when—if ever—the parent might return.

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Wordnik.com Launches New Online Thesaurus

Aug
18

August 16, 2010 -- San Mateo, CA -- WORDNIK.COM, the online dictionary and language resource, today launched a new, smarter online thesaurus that shows related words in context to help writers find the right word quickly and accurately.

Traditional online thesauruses show related words, but ignore context. They don't tell you that people like brownies that are moist but not brownies that are damp, or that it doesn't make sense to moisten your enthusiasm.

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LAC Group Named in Top-100

Aug
13

LAC Group named by Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the city’s top women-owned businesses. Owner/founder Deborah Schwarz and her quickly growing company of more than 350 employees came in 34th. To see the full listing, visit http://www.lac-group.com/lac-group/news-links/lac-group-named-in-top-100/.

“We have consistently exceeded our revenue and profit targets, a testament to our unfailing focus on our clients’ success,” said Deborah Schwarz, president & CEO.

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