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Preparation, Research and Enthusiasm

This interview originally appeared on February 4th, 2013.  I am reposting in light of her follow-up interview, which will run in just a few moments. 690 more words

Libraries

Marketing Magic for Authors and Speakers

“Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” — Seth Godin

In June, at the Advanced Speakers and Writers Association National Conference, I shared the stage with a panel of writing greats. 

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Writer's Life

Happy Veteran's Day

The U.S. Department of Federal Affairs has an informative article on the history of Veteran’s Day.

“The important purpose of Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.” 8 more words

NaBloPoMo

What Soldiers Read

By Johanna Goldberg, Information Services Librarian

During World War I, the American Library Association (ALA) undertook a million-dollar campaign to bring libraries to soldiers in United States training camps and cantonments. 568 more words

Collections

Yee-haw! I'm Packin' up the Conestoga and lightin' out on The Oregon Trail...

It’s a long road to the University of Oregon Creative Writing Program and it starts with greasing the wheels of the Conestoga wagon and deciding what you must have and what you can live without: 67 more words

Publishing

Teens Are People Too: Privacy Rules and the Teen Patron

We protect each library user’s right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted (American, point III). 1,360 more words

LIBR-200, Section 16

National "Rebalance Your Relationship with Your Library" Week

If you are reading to this report, odds are that at least one library – in your school, your neighborhood or maybe the big formal downtown library – has been a big part of your life. 421 more words

DC-Area Education