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Loved Mars Hated The Food Might Just Be The Funniest Book of 2019

Posted on 10 October 2019

The past summer’s release of Loved Mars Hated The Food by Willie Handler is exactly what the title suggests, a rip-snorting, hilarious romp on Mars. Is it the funniest book of the year? It might just be. You will find yourself laughing out loud. The story is about Dix Jenner, a professional chef,self-proclaimed slacker and pothead, who talks his way into being accepted by NASA t ...

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Seeking freedom and belonging under oppression: A Persian Paradox

Posted on 29 September 2019

My Persian Paradox: Memories of an Iranian Girl by Shabnam Curtis is not the first story to be shared, and will not be the last, but there is a need for more stories to show the different pieces of this complex puzzle called humanity. Sharing her story, Shabnam aimed to contribute to and enrich the diversity of voices. When we share stories and know each other on a more profound leve ...

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Ottawa Book Expo: It's Not Too Late to Become an Exhibitor

Posted on 11 September 2019

The Ottawa book expo provides the perfect stage for all facets of literature. The festival intends to attract readers and talented authors, professional marketers and booksellers, as well as teachers, professors and all lovers of literature. The Ottawa Book Expo expects 60 exhibitors, which include authors, publishers and booksellers.  If you are interested, it is not too late for you to ...

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Ottawa Book Expo Author Boot Camp: What’s in it For You?

Posted on 11 September 2019

Would you love to attend a writers’ book camp? If yes, then check out this upcoming boot camp on meetup.com organized in conjunction with the Ottawa Book Expo. The boot camp seeks to boost the commercial success of authors while providing a convivial atmosphere for social networking among authors. There you would learn what you need to do to boost the sale of your book. The goal of the grou ...

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Ottawa Book Expo Expects 60 Exhibitors; including authors, publishers, and booksellers

Posted on 11 September 2019

Are you an author, publisher or bookseller? Have you ever been to a book expo? Book expos are exhibitions hosted by various organizations that want to make new books available to the public. They could be standalone events or can be part of a larger event. Book festivals are a great way to get a wide selection of books for a relatively lower price. They usually last a day or several d ...

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Ottawa Book Expo: Authors, Cut Down Costs, Share Booths

Posted on 11 September 2019

As an independent author, you would often find yourself battling with the issue of exactly how much to spend on your book. Self-publishing, or publishing through an independent company is technically free. This is very enticing at the start, especially if you are not particularly well off. However, even as a self-publishing author, there are many instances where you may have to spend money; such ...

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Ottawa Book Expo: Great Opportunity for Professors to Expand their Network

Posted on 29 August 2019

Teachers and professors are often authors of great books so it shouldn’t be a surprise if you run into one of your old college professors at the Ottawa Book Expo. The Expo would provide great exhibitor opportunities for both groups to promote and market their books to wider audiences. If you are a teacher or professor, this will be a chance to showcase your work to people who may never hav ...

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Ottawa Book Expo: The Perfect Event for Authors and Publishers

Posted on 26 August 2019

Have you ever written a book that you have a yearning to publish? If you want to reach the widest audience ever and attract people from all over the world, then you need to attend the Ottawa Book Expo. This will be a chance to showcase your work to people who may never have got to see it before. Reach a wider audience and form connections that will help your business move forward. This is ...

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Tous au Salon du Livre d’Ottawa le 20 octobre prochain

Posted on 27 July 2019

Nous avons tous remarqués que depuis des lustres dans la région d’Ottawa, chaque fois qu’un salon du livre ou festival du livre avait lieu, il n’y avait que la présence des hautes personnalités et écrivains canadiens comme Lee Maracle ou Maraget Atwood pour ne citer que ceux-là. Les autres auteurs et écrivains pas encore reconnu dans la région d’Ottawa n’avaient pas leur pla ...

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Ottawa Book Expo Invites Exhibitors

Posted on 13 July 2019

Are you frustrated that most author/book festivals in the Ottawa area seem to cater to well-established and famous people like Margaret Atwood and Lee Maracle while numerous other books written by Canadian and other writers get ignored? If so, you're invited to join our grassroots-oriented author, publisher, bookseller and literary services festival. The Ottawa Book Expo takes place at ...