Texas Cities Corinth and Denton reach Service Agreement

Texas Cities Corinth and Denton reach Service Agreement

Since 1975, Corinth, Texas has been a member of the Lake City Libraries. They decided to leave last fall.

A recent partnership between Corinth and the Denton Public Library will allow residents to use Denton’s library service for a reduced price, finally ending Corinth’s long-standing agreement with the Lake Cities Library.

Less Lord of the Flies and more Sense and Sensibility

Less Lord of the Flies and more Sense and Sensibility

The title of this post is courtesy of the Mayor of San Francisco.

The mayor’s letter to the commissioners proposed creating a Family and Education Fun Zone around the library and suggested that the first step should be instituting actual penalties for breaking the library’s long-standing code of conduct.

University of Pennsylvania plan to cut Math and Science Libraries Unpopular

University of Pennsylvania plan to cut Math and Science Libraries Unpopular

A plan by the University of Pennsylvania to cut back on two of its branch libraries – one for engineering and the other for math, physics, and astronomy – has yielded an outcry from students and professors who say the books are critical to their studies and research.

Author accuses Harper Collins of …

Author accuses Harper Collins of …

Posted to Amazon by author Carl Ashmore:

Time HuntersHi guys,

I thought I’d make you aware of a recent situation I’ve found myself in.

In July 2010, I gained a gold star for my children’s book The Time Hunters (Book 1 of the acclaimed series for children of all ages) on the Harper Collins website ‘Authonomy’, and a highly positive review from a Harper Collins editor.

Professional versus Unprofessional Publishing

Professional versus Unprofessional Publishing

Choose YourselfThe distinction now is no longer between “traditional publishing” versus “self-publishing.” The distinction now is between professional versus unprofessional publishing. My first 10 books were done unprofessionally. Even the ones with the big publishing houses. They will probably hate me now.