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The Fine Print of Self-Publishing - Book Review

The Fine Print of Self-Publishing by Mark Levine examines and discusses the most common contracts and services that authors must understand before signing any agreement with a publisher. Based on the author's experience during the nine years that he worked as a corporate, entertainment and intellectual property attorney, Mark breaks down common...
Jan 8, 2015 |
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English Literature: Why Should We Study It?

When we dip into the rich variety of novels, poems, and plays which constitute English Literature we are reading works which have lasted for generations, or centuries, and they have lasted because they are good. These works say something worth saying, and say it with artistry strong enough to survive while lesser works drop into obscurity.
Dec 25, 2014 |
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Classifying Literature

Literary fiction is a term that is used to distinguish serious works of literature from popular written pieces. Stories that fall under this category are said to hold literary merit and are more focused when it comes to the style of storytelling, the depth of characterization and the beauty of the story as a whole. Popular literature on the other...
Dec 25, 2014 |
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The Impact of the Internet on Contemporary Literature

Literature basically is everything that has ever been written. Anything from the earliest poems of Homer, to today's web pages, can be considered literature. But for a specific sense, there are various kinds of literature. Literature can be written in a specific language, like English Literature or be written by a specific culture, such as African...
Dec 25, 2014 |
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The Most Inspiring Prayers

How would you feel if you were given the chance to talk to the most famous person on earth? This could be a famous celebrity, president of a country or author of a widely-read book. Would you be honored, flattered or nervous? How would you prepare for it? What more if you have unlimited chances to talk to the Creator of Heaven and earth, the...
Feb 3, 2015 |
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Foxes Own the Night

Megan Weaver, a cheating wife, is forced to come clean about her affair after she is caught in a compromising position with her lover by her son Lucas.  Enraged by his discovery, Lucas decides to let his dad know about his mom's sexual indiscretions. To Lucas' surprise, his mom is not the only one with secrets!  In fact Lucas' world is...
Feb 3, 2015 |
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The Girl on the Train: A Novel

Intersecting, overlapping, not-quite-what-they-seem lives. Jealousies and betrayals and wounded hearts. A haunting unease that clutches and won’t let go. All this and more helps propel Paula Hawkins’s addictive debut into a new stratum of the psychological thriller genre. At times, I couldn’t help but think: Hitchcockian . From...
Feb 3, 2015 |
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Finnish Literature Society

Literature society provides details of membership and activities, folklore archives, literary archives, library, books and events.
Apr 20, 2016 |
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Scarborough Literature Festival

Annual festival of literature and books, held over a long weekend. Includes programme of events.
Apr 20, 2016 |
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Birmingham Literature Festival

Providing visitor information for this annual festival of books and literature.
Apr 20, 2016 |
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Characterization

Learn about characters and characterization in this fun animated video!
Apr 7, 2017 |
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Apr 7, 2017 |
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Characterization Lesson | Using Disney's Frozen

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Apr 7, 2017 |
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Characterization in Literature

Short video to introduce the idea of characterization. The video was taken from "Despicable Me" and its use is for educational purposes. Second, the students are quoting from "The Five Elements of Literature" from flocabulary.com
Apr 7, 2017 |
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To Kill a Mockingbird - Thug Notes Summary and Analysis

Support us on PATREON ►► http://wscrk.com/Wisecrackptrn Check Out Newsbroke – America’s Worst Women ►► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ltX6... Follow us out on Facebook http://wscrk.com/1mIQEIQ and Twitter http://wscrk.com/1SEu9B1 From plot debriefs to key motifs, Thug Notes’ To Kill A Mockingbird Summary & Analysis has you covered...
Mar 27, 2017 |
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10 Banned Books

10 Banned Books From the bizarre the ridiculous, here are 10 literary works deemed worthy of a ban. Music = Near Life 2 - Igor Dvorkin, Duncan Pittock, Ellie Kidd Videos in the Endcard: 10 Deadliest Poisons Known To 'Humanity' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ-7k... 10 Things That Make You A 90s Kid -...
Mar 27, 2017 |
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Hysterical Literature: Session Six: Solé (Official)

Support literature, purchase the book: http://amzn.to/UJNbXM Solé visits the studio and reads from "Beloved" by Toni Morrison. Directed by Clayton Cubitt. Subtitles available (CC) in French. Watch other videos in the series, read essays from the participants and writers, and answers to frequently asked questions:...
Mar 17, 2017 |
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Hysteria United

Hysteria United: A remix by Aslak Michael. Based on the video art project "Hysterical Literature" by Clayton Cubitt. Many thanks to Clayton Cubitt for his inspirational work. http://claytoncubitt.com/hysterical-l... Thanks for watching! If you´re in for more art, check out a short film of mine at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1-Cfd...
Mar 17, 2017 |
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Reading is a pleasure (1) - Olivia

The film inspired by the series of "Hysterical Literature" by Clayton Cubitt. Olivia is reading a book “The Large Forest” written by Polish writer Zbigniew Nienacki (1929-1994). She’s reading the fragment as the main character, a forest guard Józef Maryn is fighting with the poacher. After that he’s recollecting the last night which he spent with...
Mar 17, 2017 |
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

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Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More