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Self-published ebook sales reach 20% of genre market

Self-published ebook sales reach 20% of genre market | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Self-published titles accounted for over a fifth of crime, science fiction, romance and humour ebooks sold in UK in 2012 Self-published books accounted for more than 20% of crime, science fiction, romance and humour ebooks sold in the UK in 2012,...

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I'm sure 2013 will well surpass this mark.

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Can Writing A Novel Kill You?

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I nearly died just after writing the first draft of my second novel. The story is unnerving, possibly amoral, anarchic, and, certainly, nihilistic as hell -- but it still tries to say life is a magnificent and magical journey.
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Jennifer Weiner was right: What’s the difference between “chick lit” and literary fiction?

Jennifer Weiner was right: What’s the difference between “chick lit” and literary fiction? | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Two buzzed-about novels about dating are winning raves. But what makes them literary and similar books "chick lit"?
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How to Use Microsoft Access 2010 - Free eBook Share

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eBook Free Download: How to Use Microsoft Access 2010 | PDF, EPUB | ISBN: B00B1TLPK8 | 2013-01-15 | English | PutLocker

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A basic guide with step-by-step instructions for the complete beginner.

This easy to follow Book helps employees, students, teachers and parents wanting their children to get a head start in their use of Database software.

This book shows you how to use the basic tasks in Microsoft Access 2010 such as creating tables, queries, reports, charts and forms.

This simple step by step tutorial introduces you to the main functions of databases using Microsoft Access 2010.

It is suitable for absolute beginners and those looking for a refresher guide into Access 2010.

The book is divided into clear sections that demonstrate the separate skills that you can follow at your own pace.

The book offers a gradual introduction to the correct vocabulary to ease the learning of the software and improve future communication.

Overview

  • An introduction to the basics of Microsoft Access 2010.
  • It can be used by professionals, teachers, parents or children.
  • It shows you how Access Databases may be used in a range of different situations.
  • It is divided in a series of lessons/chapters which you can follow at your own pace.
  • You will need no additional assistance.
Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Databases
CHAPTER 2 Creating a New Database
CHAPTER 3 Datasheet View
CHAPTER 4 Data Validation
CHAPTER 5 Formatting and Printing
CHAPTER 6 Making Queries
CHAPTER 7 Presenting Data
CHAPTER 8 Forms for Data Entry

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THE PECULIAR LIFE OF A WRITER: Cabin in the Woods

THE PECULIAR LIFE OF A WRITER: Cabin in the Woods | Book Talk | Scoop.it

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How to Use Microsoft Excel 2010 - Free eBook Share

How to Use Microsoft Excel 2010 - Free eBook Share | Book Talk | Scoop.it
eBook Free Download: How to Use Microsoft Excel 2010 | PDF, EPUB | ISBN: B00ANLKEZC | 2012-12-12 | English | PutLocker

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This easy to follow book helps employees, students, teachers and parents wanting their children to get a head start in their use of Spreadsheet software.

This book shows you how to use the basic tasks in Microsoft Excel 2010.

This simple step by step tutorial introduces you to the main functions of spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010.

It is suitable for absolute beginners and those looking for a refresher guide into Excel 2010.

The book is divided into clear sections that demonstrate the separate skills that you can follow at your own pace.

The book offers a gradual introduction to the correct vocabulary to ease the learning of the software and improve future communication.

Overview

  • An introduction to the basics of Microsoft Excel 2010.
  • It can be used by professionals, teachers, parents or children.
  • It shows you how spreadsheet may be used in a range of different situations.
  • It is divided in a series of lessons/chapters which you can follow at your own pace.
  • You will need no additional assistance.
Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is a Spreadsheet?
Chapter 2 Formula
Chapter 3 Filtering, sorting, and conditionally formatting data
Chapter 4 Functions
Chapter 5 Bar Charts
Chapter 6 Pie Charts
Chapter 7 Creating a Form
Chapter 8 Moving and Copying

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Erotic fiction tops first ebook bestseller chart

Erotic fiction tops first ebook bestseller chart | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Sylvia Day pushes JK Rowling and Dan Brown out of the way in first ever ranking of digital sales
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Smell of chocolate boosts sales of romantic books

Smell of chocolate boosts sales of romantic books | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Researchers find that cocoa perfume melts bookshop browsers' hearts
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Jason Priestley signs book deal, will dish on his ’90210′ days | EW.com

Jason Priestley signs book deal, will dish on his ’90210′ days | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Jason Priestley, ’90s heartthrob and Beverly Hills, 90210 alum, signed a book deal with HarperCollins, The Hollywood Reporter first reported. The 42-year-old actor, who played Brandon...
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‘Batman Beyond 2.0′: Kyle Higgins talks new digital comic series, his dream movie version | EW.com

‘Batman Beyond 2.0′: Kyle Higgins talks new digital comic series, his dream movie version | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Like headstones in a cemetery, the streets of Gotham City are a logbook of past tragedy and loss. History won’t stay buried in Gotham, and...
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Read an excerpt from Kass Morgan’s ‘The 100′ — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com

Read an excerpt from Kass Morgan’s ‘The 100′ — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
The 100, the first book in a new YA series by author Kass Morgan, hits shelves on Sept. 3. If the name sounds familiar, you’ve...
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‘Fifty Shades of Chicken’ publishers to release ‘Walking Dead’ parody cookbook | EW.com

‘Fifty Shades of Chicken’ publishers to release ‘Walking Dead’ parody cookbook | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
The zombie apocalypse may be looming after all: The monster fad is about to invade your kitchen. From the publishers of Fifty Shades of Chicken comes The...
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J.K. Rowling accepts charitable donation for identity revelation | EW.com

J.K. Rowling accepts charitable donation for identity revelation | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Author J.K. Rowling accepted an apology and a charitable donation Wednesday from a law firm which revealed she wrote a crime novel under a pseudonym....
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Read the first chapter of Richelle Mead’s ‘The Fiery Heart’ — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com

Read the first chapter of Richelle Mead’s ‘The Fiery Heart’ — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
If you haven’t yet read—or at least heard of—Richelle Mead then you haven’t been paying enough attention. Earlier this summer Mead released Gameboard of the...
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Can Writing A Novel Kill You?

Can Writing A Novel Kill You? | Book Talk | Scoop.it
I nearly died just after writing the first draft of my second novel. The story is unnerving, possibly amoral, anarchic, and, certainly, nihilistic as hell -- but it still tries to say life is a magnificent and magical journey.
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Meet The Real Piper Chapman

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She certainly doesn't look like a former prisoner at first glance -- Piper Kerman resembles your average businesswoman, nondescript, clad in a suit.
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Corona SDK application design | Packt Publishing

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Build mobile applications on iOS and Android devices using Packt’s new book and eBook

- Karman Khanna                                         Released: June'13

Corona SDK Application Design is a new book from Packt that will show readers how to utilize the full power behind Corona SDK to create business and gaming apps quickly and easily with excellent functionality.

About the author:
Daniel Williams is a web developer, mobile game developer, online specialist, and founder of That’s So Panda (http://www.thatssopanda.com). Since starting his own mobile adventure with Corona SDK a couple of years ago, Daniel has released several app titles and has written several tutorials at http://www.thatssopanda.com for individuals just starting with Corona SDK.

This book starts with a quick introduction to Corona SDK and the Lua programming language. Readers will then learn how to create their own apps and publish them on popular app stores such as GooglePlay and Apple’s App store. They will also discover how to develop a fun puzzle game and use Corona’s exclusive Storyboard feature. Towards the end of the book the author shares some of his own tried and tested marketing techniques to help users get their app seen and downloaded by as many people as possible.

Corona SDK Application Design will be useful for Android and iOS app developers or anyone with a basic knowledge of app development, who wants to create an app. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://bit.ly/18zkQtz

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Instant OpenNMS Starter [Instant] | Packt Publishing

Instant OpenNMS Starter [Instant] | Packt Publishing | Book Talk | Scoop.it

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Take network management to the next level with OpenNMS in an Instant using Packt’s new eBook

- Karman Khanna                                           Released: June'13

Instant OpenNMS Starter is a new book from Packt that will help readers understand exactly what OpenNMS is, how it can be used to make network and systems administration more exciting, and how it can be used to maintain the highest possible level of service at a time when the number of technology start-ups is increasing rapidly.

About the author:
Ghislain Hachey is an Electrical Engineer and a Master of Information Systems by training and a Technology Specialist by experience. He currently oversees all technical operations of Computer and Network Services (http://www.cns. com.vu), the leading Information Technology service provider operating in Vanuatu.

Instant OpenNMS Starter will show readers how to extend the capabilities of OpenNMS through the use of SNMP and tune it to their specific network monitoring needs. Readers will also learn how to generate custom reports for the technical team, management, or clients, chart performance data for any network metric, and discover how to configure thresholds, alarms, and notifications about any network issues.

This book will be useful for network administrators who have a knowledge of basic network operations and protocols such as the Internet Protocol Suite, and want to get a brief overview of what OpenNMS has to offer. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://bit.ly/15Iquax

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BookMarketingBuzzBlog: Are You Evolving As A Book Marketer?


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Ed Vaizey bars Kelly Clarkson from taking Jane Austen ring out of UK

Ed Vaizey bars Kelly Clarkson from taking Jane Austen ring out of UK | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Culture minister hopes British buyer can match price paid by former American Idol winner at auction
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JK Rowling's identity as crime writer revealed during Twitter discussion

JK Rowling's identity as crime writer revealed during Twitter discussion | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Sunday Times journalist learnt who wrote The Cuckoo's Calling in online exchange with friend of solicitor at Rowling's law firm. By Josh Halliday
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‘Hunger Games’ producers nab rights to ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ | EW.com

‘Hunger Games’ producers nab rights to ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan’s best-selling comedic novel about an American-born Chinese woman who travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s billionaire family, is heading...
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Elmore Leonard recovering from stroke | EW.com

Elmore Leonard recovering from stroke | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Prolific novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard is currently in a Detroit area hospital, where he is recovering from a stroke he suffered a week ago,...
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New Hollywood: John Green talks ‘Fault in Our Stars’ movie and his meeting with Obama | EW.com

New Hollywood: John Green talks ‘Fault in Our Stars’ movie and his meeting with Obama | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Including John Green in our New Hollywood issue was a no-brainer. Although a movie adaptation of his first novel Looking For Alaska never got off...
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See the chilling trailer for ‘Night Film’ by Marisha Pessl — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com

See the chilling trailer for ‘Night Film’ by Marisha Pessl — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
Usually when we call book trailers “cinematic,” we’re being generous. But the trailer for Marisha Pessl‘s upcoming genre-bending thriller Night Film (Aug. 20) really may...
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Edgar Allan Poe handwritten poem sells for $300K | EW.com

Edgar Allan Poe handwritten poem sells for $300K | EW.com | Book Talk | Scoop.it
An original manuscript of a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe has sold for $300,000 at an auction in Massachusetts. The Standard Times of New...
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