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14 of the Best Insults in Literature

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   A writer’s greatest weapon is their pen, and as easily as they can turn a romantic phrase they can bare their teeth with words. As the saying goes, “If you can’t say something nice, … Continue reading

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Do You Need to Read the Book Before You See the Movie?

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist   In early June my mother notified me via email that she needed to see The Fault in Our Stars when it came out. She works in a middle school library and often reads many … Continue reading

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What Books On Education Teach Us

By Brian Feinblum, Senior Vice President and Marketing Officer With Teacher Appreciation Day coming up next month, we have education books on the brain. There have been many books written about the education system, from all kinds of vantage points. It … Continue reading

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4 Anti-Heroines in Literature Who Are Inspiring, Admirable and Tough as Nails

By Alexandra Israel, Publicist I recently came across a Flavorwire article called “The Bookshelf: Unlikely Heroines in Literature,” which made me start thinking that there are so many anti-heroines in literature, but how exactly do you accurately describe what an … Continue reading

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Author Explains The Necessity Of Brevity

  A recent survey showed that more than 43% of people abandon complicated or lengthy e-mails in the first 30 seconds.  A research study published in The Daily Mail revealed that in total, users check their smartphones an avergage of 150 times during … Continue reading

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Reading Versus E-Reading, Or Lack Thereof

By MEDIA CONNECT Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum While waiting at La Guardia Airport for a flight from New York to Atlanta to attend a business author conference, I noticed hundreds of iPad terminals. Almost every seat was taken. Is … Continue reading

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Author Delves Into The Minds Of Killers

By MEDIA CONNECT Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum   Dr. Robert E. Hanlon, a neuropsychologist who has examined and studied hundreds of murderers, may be in a rare position: He understands not only the criminal mind, but the minds of killers. He shares … Continue reading

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Author Seeks Nationwide Ban On Public School Paddling

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer Growing up in Brooklyn, New York I had never seen corporal punishment take place in school. However, almost half the states in America allow for such practices to take place and some quarter-million kids … Continue reading

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Four Ways Authors Can Use Twitter

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist Authors have been flocking to Twitter to connect with their readers, promote their work, and build a bigger readership – and are accomplishing this in 140 characters or less. The first step to getting the … Continue reading

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Dogs of MEDIA CONNECT

By Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist As the book Dogs With Old Man Faces, Portraits of Crotchety Canines by Tom Cohen circulates through our office, often followed by a chorus of “Aww’s,” dogs have become a regular subject of conversation around … Continue reading

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