Publishing

PickFu Helps First-time Author Reach #1 Across 5 Amazon Categories

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am

As he navigated the publishing process, Rosensteel discovered PickFu, a market research tool that helps writers make better-informed decisions.

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  • As he navigated the publishing process, Rosensteel discovered PickFu, a market research tool that helps writers make better-informed decisions.
  • Each chosen business was awarded $200 in PickFu credit to help put their business ideas on a stronger footing.
  • Instead, PickFu helps collect valuable input from target readers before a book launches.
  • Since launching on July 21, Rosensteel's book has become a #1 Amazon bestseller across five categories, including Men's Personal Spiritual Growth.

N. K. Jemisin’s Short Story Emergency Skin Wins 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novelette

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 3:08am

(NASDAQ: AMZN)Tonight, New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisins short story Emergency Skin was named the winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Short Novelette.

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  • (NASDAQ: AMZN)Tonight, New York Times bestselling author N. K. Jemisins short story Emergency Skin was named the winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Short Novelette.
  • Published last fall as part of the Forward collection from Amazon Original Stories, Emergency Skin is Jemisins first publication with the Amazon Publishing imprint.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200731005503/en/
    N. K. Jemisins Short Story Emergency Skin Wins 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novelette (Photo: Business Wire)
    I'm astonished and delighted that people like my little stranger-in-a-strange-land parable, said Jemisin.
  • Jemisins boundary-pushing short story, Emergency Skin, said Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing.

BIOQUAL Announces Publication in Nature of Non-Human Primate Preclinical Viral Challenge Study of Single-shot Ad26 vaccine protects against SARS-CoV-2

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:13pm

BIOQUAL announces the publication of the successful testing of a candidate vaccine in non-human primates.

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  • BIOQUAL announces the publication of the successful testing of a candidate vaccine in non-human primates.
  • BIOQUAL has been engaged in development of in-vivo testing programs and has been extensively involved in research efforts to develop vaccines and therapies against emerging diseases including AIDS, Hepatitis, Zika, Chikungunya and many others.
  • The company is now focused on COVID-19 research and is positioned to play an important role in the development of successful vaccines and therapies against this epidemic.
  • Statements herein that are not descriptions of historical facts are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties.

Recording Academy® Takes Lead in Championing the HITS Act to Support Independent Music Makers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 3:00pm

Without it, the costs of making new music may be prohibitive to creators, following months of lost income.

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  • Without it, the costs of making new music may be prohibitive to creators, following months of lost income.
  • "The Recording Academy is proud to have worked alongside Reps. Snchez and Estes to develop the key provisions in the HITS Act," said Harvey Mason jr., Chair and Interim President/CEO of the Recording Academy.
  • The HITS Act is sound legislation that supports our creative communities throughout the United States, and encourages music makers of all sizes and notoriety."
  • For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter , "like" Recording Academy on Facebook , and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Instagram , YouTube , and LinkedIn .

Blue Handle Publishing Announces Graphic Novel Contest for the Neil Baggio Series and Release of Colloquium

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:31pm

Blue Handle Publishing announces the Neil Baggio Graphic Novel Contest .

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  • Blue Handle Publishing announces the Neil Baggio Graphic Novel Contest .
  • Blue Handle Publishing will also release more installments in the Neil Baggio series over the next few months.
  • In conjunction with the 3rd Release in the Neil Baggio Series, Blue Handle Publishing announces the next way to experience Neil Baggio.
  • In addition to the Neil Baggio series and the spin-off stories from it, Blue Handle Publishing is also currently working with Amazon best-selling author Andrew J Brandt .

Sherilyn Whitmoyer, Quad’s Deputy General Counsel, Recognized as 2020 Corporate Executive Woman of Influence

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:51pm

Sherilyn Whitmoyer, Deputy General Counsel for Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) (Quad), has earned the prestigious 2020 Woman of Influence in the Corporate Executive category and is recognized in the Milwaukee Business Journal .

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  • Sherilyn Whitmoyer, Deputy General Counsel for Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) (Quad), has earned the prestigious 2020 Woman of Influence in the Corporate Executive category and is recognized in the Milwaukee Business Journal .
  • Each year, the Milwaukee Business Journal celebrates the achievements of women in business and the community through this awards program.
  • On behalf of everyone here, I congratulate Sherilyn on this award, and look forward to her next notable achievement.
  • Whitmoyer and her fellow honorees will be recognized at a special virtual event held on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation Publishes Volume 16 of Encyclopaedia Iranica

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation (EIF) today published Volume 16 of the Encyclopaedia Iranica, the international, collaborative research project dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization.

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  • The Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation (EIF) today published Volume 16 of the Encyclopaedia Iranica, the international, collaborative research project dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization.
  • EIF filed its own lawsuit seeking to enjoin Columbia from publishing counterfeit fascicles bearing EIFs federally registered ENCYCLOPAEDIA IRANICA trademark.
  • EIF dedicated Volume 16 to the memory of EIFs president, Dr. Ehsan Yarshater, who created EIF for the purpose of holding title to the copyrights and ENCYCLOPAEDIA IRANICA trademark and trade name.
  • The Encyclopaedia Iranica Foundation was established in 1990 with the mission to ensure the permanent, uninterrupted research and publication of the Encyclopaedia Iranica in digital and print versions by providing funding through its endowment and donor gifts.

Mary Carroll releases the final book of ‘The Victors Series: A Trilogy of Triumph’

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:13am

STANLEY, Va., July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Published author Mary Carroll marks her return in the literary limelight with the release of Enduring Courage (published by AuthorHouse), the final book in The Victors Series: A Trilogy of Triumph which she started 15 years ago.

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  • STANLEY, Va., July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Published author Mary Carroll marks her return in the literary limelight with the release of Enduring Courage (published by AuthorHouse), the final book in The Victors Series: A Trilogy of Triumph which she started 15 years ago.
  • Book 1 centered around Emily Peterson who woke up in a hospital room with no memory of why she was there.
  • Wrapping up the series, Book 3 catches up with all the characters from Brentwood Heights while introducing a few new ones and answering the readers remaining questions.
  • A series of uplifting books that depicts strong people of good character facing their fears and challenges successfully is definitely relevant.

dvm360® Announces New Editorial Advisory Board

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 8:00pm

1 multimedia platform in the veterinary industry, is excited to announce the 19 members of its new editorial advisory board.

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  • 1 multimedia platform in the veterinary industry, is excited to announce the 19 members of its new editorial advisory board.
  • The advisory board members will work with the dvm360 team to position the franchise for growth by identifying key industry trends, suggesting editorial and business opportunities, and using their networks to create strategic partnerships with key organizations.
  • The dvm360 editorial advisory board members are:
    Christopher J. Allen, DVM, J.D., president of Associates in Veterinary Law P.C.
  • For more information about the dvm360 editorial advisory board, click here .