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To Con A Mockingbird

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is perhaps my favorite book of all time. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel has become a modern classic, and rightfully so. Most of us are familiar with … Continue reading

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Facebook at Work: Will It Work?

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   This week, Facebook announced that it would be launching a new platform that aims to increase office productivity. According to the Wall Street Journal, though in the early stages and currently available … Continue reading

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Twitter: The Bookstore?

photo credit Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   If you have a thought you feel the need to impulsively share, where do you go? Twitter! If you see something you need to impulsively purchase, where do you go? A physical store … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Libraries Still Matter

Trinity College library, Dublin, via Libraries In Crisis. By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Last week, the Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, FL opened the doors to a brand new library.  The fact that a new library is opening and … Continue reading

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7 Life Lessons I Learned From Children’s Books

By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director There has been lots of discussion about why YA books are gaining popularity among adult audiences, especially as several blockbuster adaptations are hitting the theaters. We’ve accepted that YA books have mass appeal and are not … Continue reading

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Is “Going Tabless” Possible For Publicists?

photo credit   By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director “To be fully present on the internet at any given moment is a very rare thing,” claims James Hamblin, an editor at The Atlantic in a recent video. He explains that by trying … Continue reading

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The Lit Has Hit The Fan (Fiction)

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Has fan fiction officially become mainstream? The buzz over Fifty Shades of Grey has finally died down a bit, but with an upcoming movie in production it’s still making the occasional headline. By … Continue reading

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Meet Our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Dee Donavanik

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight Publicity Director of MEDIA CONNECT DC, Dee Donavanik.   MEDIA CONNECT: If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Dee Donavanik: I’d like to think I’d be doing something creative … Continue reading

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