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  • Difference Between Independent Publishing And Traditional Publishing

    note that Abbott does now have a literary agent who helps sell foreign translation rights around the world. However the hard work involved in independent publishing doesn’t seem to put everybody off. The Guardian published some of the findings from a survey by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society showing that independent publishing is becoming a more and more attractive route to publication. According to the survey, “writers were investing a mean of £2,470 in publishing their own work, with the median investment at £500, and typically recouping their investment plus 40%.” It also asked if writers who had independently published would do so again and eighty-six percent said that they would, showing that many find it both financially and personally rewarding. According to Nielsen Books UK, 22 percent of e-book sales in the UK came from digital independently published books. That is a rise of 6 percent from 2014. Which brings me onto the topic of money. Clearly not every writer writes to be rich however many dream of being able to support themselves and their family financially by doing something they love. Even though traditional publishing doesn’t always offer a chance to just write for a living, with the average advance being between £5,000 - £10,000 it does allow you to spend any spare time you have writing. Financial reward is perhaps the biggest consideration when deciding whether to independent publish or not. With literary agents taking a standard 15% of an…

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  • A Career As A Literary Agent

    How to find a literary agent? The majority of the books published or the literary work acquired by publishing houses gets done by book agents. These agents are the experts in the publishing industry as they know what the publishers are most likely to buy and carry inside contacts with specific editors. More importantly, they can negotiate the best deal for the writers and protect their rights. Thus, it is essential for the authors and writers to look for a suitable literary agent so as to make…

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  • The Morality Of Revenge In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    The Problem of Moral Agency in Hamlet In order to be a moral agent, a person has to have a good sense of self, they have to know exactly who they are and how they must act according to the decisions they make. In Hamlet, the moral task at hand is revenge for the murder of Hamlet the elder. The murdered King's son, also of the same name, must be the one to avenge the murder. Before Prince Hamlet finds out the true story behind his father's death, he has his mother's…

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  • Allusions In The Movie The Matrix

    As Agent Smith tells Neo, "You have been living two life’s" (The Matrix). As Thomas, he's working for a software company and lives inside the matrix. As Neo, he is a computer hacker who wakes up in the real world. Neo is referred to as “the One”. “In Christian theology, Jesus Christ is the Messiah (Son of God, Son of Man, "Light of The World") who saves mankind from its sins" (John 8:12). In the Bible, Jesus dies on the cross, but later is resurrected and ascends to heaven. Christ translates…

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  • The Call Bank: The Case Of A Call Center

    distinguish performs between the agents and their counterparts, the first point an analyst might need to impose is to be able to create evaluations or metrics which are relevant to job, measures which reflect back to the performance of the associate performance and related to what constitutes a successful execution of the job tasks. The calling center relies on three metrics which to measure performance with, first is average handle time (AHT), in which here this metric measure the amount of…

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  • Analysis Of The Film: The Matrix

    government there is more people who end up enslaved in their own minds and in return get stuck in the never ending loop that is the world of the matrix. Besides being stuck in the Matrix by relaying to much in the government and having our thoughts limited we are also living in the Matrix because we are living in someone’s version of a perfect world. In the film after Morpheus is captured agent and is getting tortured by agent smith Morpheus is told that he and his rag tag group of heroes are…

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  • The Matrix Hero's Journey Analysis

    following day, Neo receives a package and inside there was a phone. As he places it up to his ear, a deep voice answers. Morpheus tells him that the agents are after him. That phone, little did he know, would be only the start to a very hectic journey. Morpheus takes Neo to see the Oracle. The Oracle is the one who will tell Neo what he needs to hear. “She told you exactly what you needed to hear, that’s all. Neo sooner or later you’re going to realize, just as I did, there’s a difference…

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  • Shared Services Model: A Case Study

    On January 26, 2015 the University of Louisville (UofL) held a town hall meeting to announce plans to adopt a shared services model at the Health Services Campus (HSC) in order to improve business operations. Planned change is a focused, deliberate and joint effort to bring about improvements with the help of a change agent (Roussel, 2006). It is generally said that the implementation of an HR shared services model can “transform the role of HR by enabling the HR function to be more…

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  • Essay On Army Counterintelligence

    identified through previous failures. All in all, there are many things right with the Army CI and there are many things wrong. My intention is to identify one of the problems facing the profession and provide some solutions to the identified problem. The Value of an Army Counterintelligence Corps The current setup for the distribution of Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Counterintelligence (CI) Special Agents is different from most Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) in the Army.…

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  • Cinematographic Elements In The Matrix: Movie Review: The Matrix

    "The Matrix" is one of the most commonly known blockbuster films released in the year 1999. Viewers commonly identify it by its fascinating video effects as well as the unreal (yet real in the movie) acts performed in its scenes. The idea which I aim to explore in this essay dwells on the usage of cinematographic elements, the theme of fate and the stylistic use of literary elements within the film as well as in the scene where Neo meets Morpheus. The movie is well known for the advanced…

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