Because this is the first event of its kind, we’re eager to get as much feedback from attendees as possible.
And since it’s not always easy for people to travel to attend conferences, we’ve decided to bring Press Publish Portland to you (or at least to your computer) via livestream, for free in exchange for sharing your feedback on the event with us in a follow-up survey.
No joke! On Saturday, March 28, you can watch presentations from our two main tracks of fantastic content from the comfort of your own home. Just register for…
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First, I should note: I am not related to Jennifer Armstrong. But! I have followed her writing closely over the years — first during her years at Entertainment Weekly, and more recently as the author of books like Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted (Simon & Schuster), which offered a definitive history of the classic TV series. Her blog also happens to be a must-follow on WordPress.com: She gives glimpses into her current work (she’s doing a Seinfeld book next) and she’s refreshingly transparent about the business (and hard truths) of being a freelance writer in 2015. I spoke with her via email about the business of writing and tips for how she makes time for her own blog.
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Plenty of opportunities here for those photos of fish, diving, sharks coral and all things associated with reefs. This picture has been taken from a plane of the reef off the coast of Zanzibar.
As most of you know, but for the newbies once a week I dip into my old English Oxford dictionary and pick a word on the page that it falls open at. The challenge is to post a photograph you like best to describe what that word means to you. Please put a link back to my challenge post in your post so others can follow the thread and take part and also put your post link in my challenge post comments section so people can follow it back to your blog, see your take on the subject and peruse your blog. Good luck.
The Pentagon is reportedly moving the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush into the Persian Gulf to provide US President Obama with options for possible airstrikes against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Iraq.
Sat Jun 14, 2014 2:24AM GMT
The United States has positioned its military equipment in the Middle East to launch possible airstrikes against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Iraq at a 24-hour notice, former American military officials say.
On Friday, President Barack Obama that the US “will not be sending US troops back into combat in Iraq, but I have asked my national security team to prepare a range of other options that could help support Iraq’s security forces.”
Several retired US Air Force officials told The Daily Beast on Friday that any airstrikes, if ordered, could begin almost immediately.
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The US claims a convoy of three T-64 tanks, several BM-21 or Grad multiple rocket launchers have crossed from Russia into Ukraine.
Sat Jun 14, 2014 3:41AM GMT
The US State Department has accused Russia of dispatching tanks and rocket launchers to Ukraine, calling the move “unacceptable.”
“We are highly concerned by new Russian efforts to support the separatists,” deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters on Friday.
“In the last three days a convoy of three T-64 tanks, several BM-21 or Grad multiple rocket launchers and other military vehicles crossed from Russia into Ukraine,” she said. “This is unacceptable.”
The US called the old tanks Cold War relics which are no longer used by Russia, but Ukrainian army still uses them and that it is believed that the Russians…
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If your b-hole is still recovering from the warm tingles it got after hearing about Leonardo DiCaprio refusing to share the same air with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians kamera krew at a party two weeks ago, then you better stop reading right now, because this story will make you feel like you s …
This will also be Kapoor’s second film with Suri, after last year’s hit Aashiqui 2.
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By Mohamed Khairat, Founder, EgyptianStreets.com
Egypt in the 1900s was a different place. Egyptian cinema was the third largest in the world, Cairo was a city that foreigners dreamt of spending their holidays exploring, Egyptian music flourished and shook the world, Jews, Muslims and Christians lived together as neighbours, and women had freedoms that were unheard of in many other countries.
Egypt was a place of liberal spirits, unhampered by sectarian and ethnic prejudices. The rights of men, women and children were championed.
Yet, all that has changed, and often may Egyptians forget the Egypt that used to be. Here are 23 photographs of vintage advertisements and other images that will teleport you to Egypt’s ‘golden years’ and show you an Egypt you may have forgotten ever existed.
(These photographs are available thanks to ‘Vintage Egypt. Click here for more)
1. “The Japanese do…
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I now have some understanding on the pricing, and it’s much better news. The surgery itself will NOT cost £45,000 – £45,000 is the amount we have been asked to come up with, just in case there are any complications. The surgery itself will be £30,000 with £15,000 set aside just in case, so I’ve amended the fundraising amount to £30,000, meaning we’re much closer to our goal! We can do this🙂
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