Amazon takes a page from bricks-and-mortar bookstores. Here's what it's like inside
The new Amazon Books on Southport Avenue has the personality of an airport bookstore and conveys all the charm of its stone floor.
Free Comic Book Day: What is it?
Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May. It's an International Event that celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to thei...
5 Tips For Marketing Your Self-Published E-Book to Libraries
Smashwords founder Mark Coker gives indie authors five marketing tips to help get self-published e-books into library collections.
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Pro-Tip: Keep Your Storefront Flexible
By Rod Edwards | on January 25, 2017 | When you were deciding what the initial layout of your store was going to look like, you probably took a lot of time and effort to envision where everything would go and the type of presentation your storefront would make. You knew where every shelf, every rack and every register would call it’s home Now, you may be discovering that you need a little more room. Product focus has changed and new types of merchandise demand a different type of presentation. Depending on the types of events that you have scheduled in your store, it can get crowded quickly. Whether it’s a book signing, board game night, or a big TCG pre-release event, we often find ourselves wishing that we had more room. That’s…
Gang abseiled into a warehouse and stole rare books
They escaped with more than 160 books, many from the 15th and 16th Centuries, that were being stored in a warehouse near Heathrow before being flown to the United States.
How To Get Book Blurbs/Testimonials For Your Book Cover
Most books have book blurbs on the book jacket, giving it instant credibility. As a first-time author, how do you get quotes from popular authors for the cover of your book? Here's how.
11 Kinky Sex Ideas For Normal Couples Who Need To Spice Things Up
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3D Printing: Where are we and what is next?
3D Printing: Where are we and what is next? Alshakim Nelson, University of Washington In the last 5 years, 3D printing has re-emerged into the spotlight. The first…
Four qualify for city election
Four qualified to run for two city council seats in the special election in November after qualifying was held last week at the board of elections office. Qualified incumbents are Angie Smith, 42, who is currently serving her second term on city council, and Mike Sosebee, 75, who held a seat on city council from 1980 to 2001, was reelected for another term in 2004 and has served on the council since. Two newcomers also qualified: Mark French, 47, who is a resident of Crown Pointe in Gold Creek and Stephen Tolson, 40, who lives in the Stonewall subdivision.