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How Press Release Writing Has Made Me A Better Writer

How Press Release Writing Has Made Me A Better Writer | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Make no mistake—press release writing is a specialized skill. However, that doesn't mean that the skills I've acquired from years of writing press release don't carry over to other forms of writing that I do.
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Science versus democracy | rabble.ca

Science versus democracy | rabble.ca | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Critical theorists, interpretive thinkers and post-structuralist writers have contended that the scientific approach is not value-neutral and that the proof of the assertion lies in the ease by which science has become aligned with ...
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Yep, it's not value neutral

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Scientists attack planned British badger cull - NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.comScientists attack planned British badger cullNBCNews.comLONDON (Reuters) - A controversial British plan to cull thousands of wild badgers to control the spread of bovine tuberculosis is a "costly distraction" that risks increasing...
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Scientists Establish a Town of Their Own on a Remote Canadian Island - Slate Magazine

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Slate MagazineScientists Establish a Town of Their Own on a Remote Canadian IslandSlate MagazineEP: I believe our independence, focus, and long-term commitment will produce great science in a part of the world that deserves attention.
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US Navy builds robot modelled on Star Wars character C-3PO to fight fires on ... - Daily Mail

US Navy builds robot modelled on Star Wars character C-3PO to fight fires on ... - Daily Mail | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Daily MailUS Navy builds robot modelled on Star Wars character C-3PO to fight fires on ...Daily MailAsh, the Autonomous Shipboard Firefighting Robot, left, was modelled on the Star Wars character C-3PO.
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Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Miles Turn Into All-Night Affair (VIDEO, PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

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NBCNews.comSpace Shuttle Endeavour's Final Miles Turn Into All-Night Affair (VIDEO, PHOTOS)Huffington PostEndeavour's 12-mile crawl across Los Angeles to the California Science Museum hit repeated delays Saturday and Sunday, leaving expectant...
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Star Trek Braga Talks Hive, TNG, Cosmos & More, Part 1

Star Trek Braga Talks Hive, TNG, Cosmos & More, Part 1 | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Star Trek News - StarTrek.com talks to the always-provocative Brannon Braga about his return to the Star Trek universe with the IDW comic book series Hive. Check out part one now!
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In the outer space of science and fiction - Irish Times

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Irish TimesIn the outer space of science and fictionIrish TimesThe Hungarian Lift Jet, like three subsequent science-fiction novels, went unpublished, so in 1979 Banks left Scotland to seek work in London.
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NYCC: Two New Major Star Wars Novels on the Way - The Outhouse

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The OuthouseNYCC: Two New Major Star Wars Novels on the WayThe OuthouseToday at New York Comic Con, Del Rey announced two big new upcoming novels for the Star Wars line.
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Writers Fest: Author Cory Doctorow talks activism and fiction - The Province

Writers Fest: Author Cory Doctorow talks activism and fiction - The Province | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Writers Fest: Author Cory Doctorow talks activism and fictionThe ProvinceAs for the science-fiction favouring Doctorow, his festival dance card begins with a conversation at Performance Works on Oct.
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Morning Roundup: In the Hungarian Star Wars, Greedo Stabs First ...

Morning Roundup: In the Hungarian Star Wars, Greedo Stabs First ... | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
What is going on here!? R2-D2 as a shoulder pad? Is that a balcony on Vader's face? Is that green creature supposed to be Greedo? Check out his knife! (We saw this Hungarian Star Wars poster over on Twitpic from Last Exit ...
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steampunk! an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories ...

steampunk! an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories ... | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
I don't think I'm alone in having more than a bit of private embarrassment over the fact that, while I like the *idea* of steampunk, and I LOVE the aesthetics, I'm rarely enticed, let alone bowled over, by steampunk in literature.
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Director Leaves “Apes” Sequel — Slice of SciFi

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The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes is looking for a new director. Rupert Wyatt has left the project according to reports. Wyatt reportedly walked away from the sequel over his paycheck for the project.
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Search engine optimization Post Writing Service Techniques ...

Search engine optimization Post Writing Service Techniques ... | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
An Search engine optimisation posting writing support utilizes posting directories to enhance a client's visibility. There are various on-line directories your posts can be submitted to. Before submission, the posts must be ready ...
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Nuclear-powered craft no longer science fiction - Alamogordo Daily News

Nuclear-powered craft no longer science fictionAlamogordo Daily NewsIn the first half of the 20th century, an atomic-powered engine was just a science-fiction clichŽ, according to islandone.org.
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Join thousands of writers creating a novel this November - Cookeville Herald Citizen

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Join thousands of writers creating a novel this NovemberCookeville Herald CitizenShalena Mathews, left, and Gina Dennis, co-leaders of the Cookeville division of the National Novel Writing Month group, prepare for a month of novel-writing.
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Could This Happen? Scientific Fiction Becomes Science Fact in Somerville Oct. 15 - Wicked Local

Could This Happen? Scientific Fiction Becomes Science Fact in Somerville Oct. 15 - Wicked Local | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Could This Happen? Scientific Fiction Becomes Science Fact in Somerville Oct. 15Wicked LocalThe lecture Could This Happen? Scientific Fiction Becomes Science Fact will be held at Rosebud Bar and Grille, 381 Summer St.
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Content Writing Tips from Ernest Hemingway - Business 2 Community

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Business 2 CommunityContent Writing Tips from Ernest HemingwayBusiness 2 CommunityErnest Hemingway. Now here's a man who could write. I liked Oscar Wilde, but I really like Hemingway.
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Get real, fictional heroes are truly the most inspirational - The Queensland Times

Get real, fictional heroes are truly the most inspirational - The Queensland Times | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Get real, fictional heroes are truly the most inspirationalThe Queensland TimesACCORDING to half a million men, the most influential man in the world this past year was a work of fiction.
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Truth and fiction and Philip K Dick - Foyles

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Truth and fiction and Philip K DickFoylesPhilip K Dick is rightly celebrated as one of the great science fiction writers, whose books have been adapted for classic films such as Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report.
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'Writing's a job, it's not glamorous' - New Straits Times

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New Straits Times'Writing's a job, it's not glamorous'New Straits TimesWHAT MAKES HIM TICK? Tonight is the equivalent of Oscar night for writers. Six authors will find out which one of them has won the coveted Man Booker Prize.
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Jesus is (Sith) Lord? Science Fiction and Theology around the Blogosphere - Patheos (blog)

Jesus is (Sith) Lord? Science Fiction and Theology around the Blogosphere - Patheos (blog) | SFFWRTCHT | Scoop.it
Jesus is (Sith) Lord? Science Fiction and Theology around the BlogospherePatheos (blog)John Morehead likewise looks at ways that science fiction can be useful for the purpose of theological and ethical exploration and reflection.
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7 Ways Twitter Sharpens Your Writing

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If you want a great tool, try Twitter for writers. This post will show you exactly how to user Twitter to sharpen your writing.
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Farthest galaxy ever seen revealed by space telescopes - Fox News

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CBS NewsFarthest galaxy ever seen revealed by space telescopesFox NewsUsing gravitational lensing caused by one of the most massive known galaxy clusters, scientists glimpsed a galaxy that existed when the universe was about 500 million years old ...
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Star Wars Terrariums Featuring Characters on Their Home Planets

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Minneapolis artist Tony Larson (aka “Megatone230″) of The Wonder Room Etsy store has created a beautiful series of Star Wars themed terrariums that feature the characters Yoda, R2-D2 and an Ewok each standing on ...
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