Eighty percent of agents won’t represent profesional books; 93% won’t touch reference works; 99% won’t handle technical books, and 98% won’t handle regional books, satire, musicals, or other specialized manuscripts. Although most agents will handle novel length fiction, only 20% are willing to take on either novelettes or short stories. So why bother with an agent?.
I fly out of Norfolk a couple of times every week. There are two gate sides. Southwest and American fly out of one side. As far as “evil” corporations go, Philip Morris is certainly on that list. On a very basic level the company sells harmful addictive products that kill almost 20% of Americans each year. Looking further into other company actions reveals that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Tadashi Yanai was born on February 7, 1949, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the son of a tailor. The family lived above the shop alongside the store’s associates. Retail, he says, was everything he knew right from the start. 4) Adidas Adizero ManaThe Adizero line offers the same great design that Adidas puts in all their shoes, but reduces the heal level to allow for proper forefoot running style. Even more, this shoe has the Adiprene technology in the forefoot to provide adequate cushioning in this high impact zone. The shoe was designed as a long distance racing shoe so it is appropriate to be used for long distance runs.
I get a text from my HR director the next morning at 7:30am. When I hear from him before 8am it never been good. My new guy has failed the drug test. Const. Calvin Ewer recounted that information as he testified at Phelps’ manslaughter trial for the stabbing death of 30 year old Kyle Jansen. Ewer said that he was driving in the Fort and Fernwood area when he saw a man in the middle of the road waving his hands, trying to flag someone down..
“What we have witnessed over the last year is inconsistent with the guiding values and principles of our country.”Schultz donated heavily to Obama in 2008, but has not given since in presidential campaigns. In a speech to Starbucks shareholders last spring, the billionaire exec said he fears the opportunities that allowed him to achieve his American Dream he grew up in subsidized housing in Brooklyn have fallen out of the grasp of too many people.”The American Dream can’t be only accessible to people of privilege who are white and live in the right zip code,” he said.Schultz said one of the proudest moments in the entire history of Starbucks was when the company had baristas write “Race Together” on cups in the months after the fatal police shooting of a young African American man named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.He noted the Starbucks opened a store in Ferguson in April. Many people thought he was nuts to do it, but on Wednesday, Schultz reiterated that it was the right thing to do.”The Ferguson store is one of the best performing stores we’ve opened this year,” he said.CNNMoney (New York) First published September 7, 2016: 8:08 AM ETContact UsClosed CaptioningSite MapMost stock quote data provided by BATS.