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How You Can Help Fix the Big Literacy Problem at U.S. Businesses

By: Amanda Barbara * As seen on Entrepreneur.com* It’s well documented that literacy — or a lack thereof – affects virtually every aspect of U.S. society, from poverty and crime rates to health care costs. Unfortunately, in the last 20 years, Americans’ reading proficiency has declined in most age groups. A recent study revealed that Americans a...

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“Women Led The Way Into The Age Of The E-book.”

Is anything sweeter than revenge? In a family of remarkable people, ordinary Beatrice strives to prove herself worthy. When her family is threatened with losing everything, she rushes to London to save them. Unfortunately, she chooses as her savior the very man who will see her family brought low.Garrett has sworn vengeance on Sir Arthur of […]...

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Your Book Is Your Business- An Open Letter To Authors Everywhere

By: Nicole McArdle Dear Author, Let me begin by saying, congratulations. Congratulations on making it as far as you have in your writing process, whether it’s typing that first sentence, or finishing that last chapter. I understand the journey has been an interesting one, to say the least. Drafts, edits, plot twists, writing sessions that went […]...

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#ReviewForYou – Gone Girl By: Gillian Flynn

Reviewed by: Lydia Sheehan If you’re anything like us, you like to read a book before the movie comes out.If you haven’t read Gone Girl yet, it’s time to get started. I knew absolutely nothing about it when I opened the book and I was hooked right away. Gone Girl tells the story of Amy’s disappearance and the scrutiny […]...

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Coffee And Blogging : Advice for Beginners

Hi! I’m Jillian. I am “excited” “chipper” “happy” and “funny” according to my boyfriend Bobby, when I asked him “How should I describe myself for this intro?” So there you have it! I got out of thinking too hard about it. Actually, I would like to add that I talk a lot with my hands. […]...

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The Six Best Things To Check Out This Weekend

It’s finally Friday! We can’t wait to share our Hot Minute picks of the week with you. As always, we want to hear from you. What did you think of our last post? We’d also love to feature your company for free! Interested? Let us know! Recommend your Hot Minute ideas to hello@pubslush.com...

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If I Had Never Heard Of Me, Would I Read My Book?

By: Rich Leder As part of the VBT Café virtual tour I’m on right now, the awesome Pubslush offered to share their blog with me today.  Like many self-pubbing writers, I had clicked around Pubslush many times before—standing in awe of the literary talent and intelligence presenting itself to the digital sphere.  So when I […]...

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5 Books That Demand A Sequel

We all know that there are books out there that leave us wanting more. Sure, part of that could be that the book is so good we’re just sad we finished it, but sometimes it’s because we’re left feeling unsatisfied. The most frustrating thing is turning the page and realizing it’s the last one. You know that moment where you […]...

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All Any Writer Can Do Is Write Their Very Best

Although she’s wanted to be a writer since learning to read, Amy Woods took the scenic route to her job as an author. She’s been a bookkeeper, a high school English teacher, a claims specialist, and a call-center worker, but now that she’s tried making up stories for a living, she’s never giving it up. She […]...

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