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Are my book manuscripts covered by Florida home insurance?

Jan 28 2019
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Trying to get your book published can be quite frustrating. What’s even more irritating is if your book manuscripts are suddenly destroyed. As a writer, it is essential to protect what’s most important to you such as your computer and your book manuscripts. Your Florida home insurance policy from https://floridainsurancequotes.net/florida-homeowners-insurance/ will easily cover your personal property. Personal

The Frontlist-on-Floppy Program

May 16 2018
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Fall Frontlist-on-Floppy Program Grace Lender of Wordstock reports that all but three rep orders for diskettes have been shipped. Two more are completed and will be shipped tomorrow; and the last one (and, miracle of miracles, only one!) has been so fraught with problems that its status remains in limbo. Our congratulations and heartfelt thanks

Meeting with the Board

May 16 2018
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May Board & membership meetings As scheduled, the NAIPR Board of Directors met at The Williams Club prior to the membership get-together for discussion of various topics. Chief among them was consideration of the move toward November, rather than December, sales meetings with publishers. With this and other matters chaired by incoming President Eric Miller,

WordStock Meeting

May 16 2018
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The WordStock meeting One reason for attending NEBA is to have a meeting with the WordStock people who are developing a new on-line approach to gaining some control over the FRF process. It is anticipated that the system will be complete enough that it can be explained to your ExecSec. You will recall that the

Time to Reflect

May 16 2018
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August is a time to reflect on the book-selling process After the hubbub of Book Expo, the sales meeting grind in New York City, and the rush to get out to major accounts at the beginning of the fall season, the pattern of selling books becomes somewhat automated by the time August rolls around. Reps

Promoted in Canada

May 16 2018
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Chris Ward promotes us in Canada At an early-March meeting of The Association for the Export of Canadian Books, NAIR Treasurer Chris Ward was invited to make the day’s final presentation. His subject was The Sales Rep’s Viewpoint. It followed presentations on the U.S. bookselling industry as a whole, library acquisitions, and distribution options from

University Process

May 16 2018
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Interesting information regarding university presses Several weeks ago, NAIPR Director Chuck Erickson sent us a lengthy article from the Centre Daily Times of Centre County, PA, the home of State Collegeand thus of Pennsylvania State University. Titled “Red ink prompts PSU Press to scale back efforts”, the article by reporter Margaret Hopkins took a broad

Annual Meeting

May 16 2018
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NAIPR annual meeting Last Sunday, May 4th, saw the required annual meeting of NAIPR held at The Mayflower Hotel in New York City. While a legal quorum was present (basically, whoever shows up for the general meeting and at least three for the Directors’ meeting), attendance was disappointing, to say the least. A handsome cold

The Book Expo

May 16 2018
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Book Expo: a survivor’s convention The idea of publishing books as being “the lamp of learning” and selling them as being an invaluable service to the community may now be replaced by relentless hype and the quest for a fast buck. This may be a natural progression, but the Book Expo is bigger than ever,

Spring Election and Meeting

May 16 2018
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Next month’s meeting in New York Times are not all that easy, and in difficult times it’s often a problem to find good ways to relax, to be among friends simply as friends, to lean back, have a drink and a bite of something good and out of the ordinary to eat, and maybe even