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2010 New York Times Almanac: The Almanac of Record

2010 New York Times Almanac: The Almanac of Record

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From "The New York Times" comes the world's most authoritative almanac- exhaustively updated for 2010.
Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization and featuring reports by leading "Times" writers, "The New York Times Almanac" provides in-depth national and international coverage of politics, education, health, medicine, the economy, the environment, science, technology, awards and prizes, sports, and a host of other topics. It remains the first choice for students, writers, researchers, and anyone who needs accurate, timely facts at their fingertips.
"The New York Times Almanac 2010" includes:
* Comprehensive coverage of all the U.S. states and every nation in the world
* The most complete sports coverage of any almanac
* Notable obituaries from the world of politics, entertainment, and science
* More information on gloabl issues, including world population, terrorism, AIDS, environmental concerns, the Internet, and technological developments
* A 16-page color map section
2012 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market

2012 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market

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The titles in this collection contain all the information you need on your market.
2012 Guide to Literary Agents

2012 Guide to Literary Agents

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The titles in this collection contain all the information you need on your market.
2012 Novel and Short Story Writer's Market

2012 Novel and Short Story Writer's Market

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The titles in this collection contain all the information you need on your market.
2012 Writer's Market

2012 Writer's Market

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This title provides more than 3500 publishing opportunities for freelance writers, in addition to a completely updated freelance rate chart.
2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market ( Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market ) (25TH ed.)

2013 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market ( Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market ) (25TH ed.)

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The titles in this collection contain all the information you need on your market.
2013 Guide to Literary Agents

2013 Guide to Literary Agents

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The titles in this collection contain all the information you need on your market.
2013 Writer's Market

2013 Writer's Market

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This title provides more than 3500 publishing opportunities for freelance writers, in addition to a completely updated freelance rate chart.
2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

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The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing!

If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. You'll also find:

  • Interviews with creators of today's successful children's books, including James Dashner (The Maze Runner series), Lauren DeStefano (Wither series), and illustrator Loren Long (Of Thee I Sing with Barack Obama)
  • Success stories and advice from 13 debut authors and 9 debut illustrators
  • Informative articles on how to write for boys and other reluctant readers, how to write and sell children's nonfiction, how to sell your picture book, the difference between young adult and middle-grade, and much more
  • *Includes access to the webinar Be Your Own Editor: Tips for Self-Editing Your Children's Book from editor Harold Underdown* This 60-minute webinar shows how to take your work and transform it into something great that will get editors, agents and readers excited. It's taught by Harold Underdown, who is both the editor of the popular kidlit website, The Purple Crayon, and the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books. The truth is that getting a first draft completed is just the beginning for any writer. You've got to refine, revise, polish and overhaul your writing to make it the finest final product it can be -- and that's exactly what this webinar will teach you how to do.

    2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

    2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

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    The Best Resource for Getting Your Fiction Published!

    The 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the only resource you'll need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests, and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other important tips.

    New to this year's edition: Gain access to the exclusive webinar Blockbuster Fiction: Exploring Emotional High Points in Popular Films from best-selling author Cheryl St. John. This 45-minute webinar explores the ten most popular films of 2013--including Frozen, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and more--to show you how to create intense, emotional, engrossing moments in your fiction. When you make your readers care about your characters and your story, you'll evoke excitement, indignation, fear, anxiety, tears, and laughter--and keep them hooked from start to finish.

    You'll also find articles and interviews on all aspects of the writing life, from in-depth lessons on craft and technique to helpful advice on getting published and marketing your work. The 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers everything a fiction writer needs to achieve publishing success, including articles and essays like these:

  • J.T. Ellison, New York Times best-selling author, reveals how to capture - and keep - reader interest.
  • Ransom Riggs, mega-popular YA novelist, shares advice on writing out-of-the-ordinary fiction.
  • Chuck Wendig, hybrid author extraordinaire, talks about the pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing.
  • You'll also receive:
  • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets
  • If you're looking for the best resource for connecting with publishers who are hungry for your fiction, you've found it. Ten novels ago I got my start as an author using Writer's Market guides. -Steven James, writing instructor and best-selling author of The King and Story Trumps Structure

    If you can't go to every literary cocktail party in New York, get this book. It's an instant network. -Elizabeth Sims, best-selling author of You've Got a Book in You

    2015 Physicians' Desk Reference , 69th Edition

    2015 Physicians' Desk Reference , 69th Edition

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    The Physicians' Desk Reference has been the premier reference on prescription drugs for 69 years. This highly respected, instantly recognized book is found in nearly every physician's office, clinic, hospital, pharmacy, and library. Completely updated every year, the PDR provides critical, current information on the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. Every full, FDA-approved drug label in the PDR includes dosages, indications, warnings and precautions, side effects, safety information such as contraindications, pregnancy ratings, interactions with other drugs, food, and alcohol, clinical trials data, time-sensitive email reports delivering news of important label changes, new FDA product approvals, and other health-related information.

    Comprehensive indexing by a drug's brand and generic name, as well as by its manufacturer and therapeutic category, gives users multiple, easy ways to access the information they seek. The PDR also includes a product identification guide with hundreds of full-color images of products.

    2015 Writer's Market : The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

    2015 Writer's Market : The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

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    The most trusted guide to getting published!

    Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let the 2015 Writer's Market guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published.

    Beyond the listings, you'll find all-new editorial material devoted to the business and promotion of writing, including advice on pitching to agents and editors, managing your freelance business, and building a readership. This edition also includes the ever popular--and updated--pay-rate chart, plus dozens of articles and essays like these:

  • Kate Meadows, freelance writer and editor, shares seven habits of financially savvy writers.
  • Carol Tice, professional writer, teaches you how to build your writing career with social media.
  • Dana W. Todd, public relations professional, explains how to successfully pitch you and your work like a PR pro.
  • You also gain access to:
  • Lists of professional writing organizations
  • Sample query letters
  • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets
  • Finally, NEW TO THIS YEAR'S EDITION is an exclusive webinar How to Find More Success Freelancing, taught by Robert Lee Brewer, editor of Writer's Market. It takes a lot more than flawless writing to be a freelance writer. This hour-long webinar will help you to increase your chances of success. You'll learn the current freelance landscape, how to find freelance opportunities, how to secure assignments, negotiating strategies, and more. Whether the goal is to publish a book, write a magazine article, or freelance for local businesses, this webinar is for writers looking to find more success with their freelancing and ultimately make more money.

    Every writer needs a toolbox filled with craft, a drop of talent, and hope. Successful writers know they must add the Writer's Market. You should too. -Barbara O'Neal, author of The All You Can Dream Buffet, 7-time RITA award-winner, and RWA Hall of Fame member

    The business of writing is unnecessarily intimidating. Editors want good writing, so why can it be so hard to get published. Writer's Market helps make sense of that big question, offering the kind of straight-shooting advice writers needs. I bought my first copy over a decade ago and still feel grateful that I was able to send my first submissions without embarrassing myself. Writer's Market is an invaluable tool that I find myself recommending again and again. -Erica Wright, author of the novel The Red Chameleon and poetry collection Instructions for Killing the Jackal, as well as Senior Editor for Guernica Magazine

    2018 Almanac for Farmers & City Folk

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    2022 Road Atlas

    2022 Road Atlas

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    The Rand McNally Road Atlas is the most trusted and best-selling atlas on the market. This updated 2022 edition contains maps of every U.S. state and Canadian province, an overview map of Mexico, and detailed inset maps of over 350 cities and 25 national parks. Road construction and conditions contact information for every state conveniently located above the maps. Contains mileage chart showing distances between 90 North American cities and national parks along with a driving times map. Other Features Rand McNally presents The National Parks by Decade, a review of park history that begins more than a century ago, with the first wild and wonderful place to achieve park status---Yellowstone. Tourism websites and phone numbers for every U.S. state and Canadian province on map pages. Paperback. Dimensions: 10.875 x 15.375
    2023 Old Farmers Almanac

    2023 Old Farmers Almanac

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    21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader

    21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader

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    Leaders are always looking for an edge. That often sends many of them looking for the next big thing. Although leadership approaches and trendy management fads come and go, what remains the same? The qualities of a leader.

    Internationally-recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author John C. Maxwell touches on the process of developing the art of leadership by giving the reader practical tools and insights into developing the qualities found in great leaders.

    As the authority on leadership today, Maxwell shares his innovative yet timeless principles on how to effectively lead others has impacted the lives of thousands of business leaders.

    In The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader, Maxwell expands on the qualities every leaders needs to be successful such as:

  • Character - be a piece of the rock
  • Charisma - the first impression can seal the deal
  • Communication - without it, you travel alone
  • Commitment - it separates doers from dreamers
  • Competence - if you build it, they will come
  • Everything rises and falls on leadership, and leadership truly develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will become the leader you want to be on the outside.

    The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader will show you that when you develop these qualities, people will want to follow you. When that happens, you'll be able to tackle anything in the world.

    21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership WORKBOOK

    21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership WORKBOOK

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    What would happen if a top expert with more than thirty years of leadership experience were willing to distill everything he had learned about leadership into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It would change your life.

    John C. Maxwell has done exactly that in "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership." He has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict. The result is a revealing study of leadership delivered as only a communicator like Maxwell can.

    24 Carrot Manager

    24 Carrot Manager

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    In this companion volume to their successful Managing With Carrots, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton present a remarkable story of how a great leader can unleash human potential--creating success in even the worst economy. Providing strategies and solutions for the managers of today, this book offers answers for improving employee commitment and profitability by strategically acknowledging employee effort. How is it done? The deceptively simply answer: with carrots.

    Plentiful examples show how to choose the right reward for each employee, how to time the giving of a reward to motivate performance, how to effectively present rewards, when to give praise in private and when to make it a public celebration, and how to motivate employees to work harder and work smarter with the company's goals in mind.