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Getting It

Author : Alex Sanchez
ISBN : 1439107793
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 34.24 MB
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He clicked on Queer Eye, a show where five gay dudes gave some grungy straight guy a makeover -- plucking his nose hairs, redecorating his apartment, and teaching him to bake a quiche -- so he could confidently propose marriage to his girlfriend and she'd tell him "yes." Which, of course, she did. On TV the guy always gets the girl. As Carlos watched, he recalled Sal, the supposedly gay guy at school. It was then that the idea first popped into his brain: If Sal truly were queer...could he possibly help Carlos?...Nor to propose to Roxy, of course -- at least not yet -- but to get her to maybe like him?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Getting It Published 2nd Edition

Author : William Germano
ISBN : 9780226288420
Genre : Reference
File Size : 26.70 MB
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Since 2001 William Germano’s Getting It Published has helped thousands of scholars develop a compelling book proposal, find the right academic publisher, evaluate a contract, handle the review process, and, finally, emerge as published authors. But a lot has changed in the past seven years. With the publishing world both more competitive and more confusing—especially given the increased availability of electronic resources—this second edition of Germano’s best-selling guide has arrived at just the right moment. As he writes in a new chapter, the “via electronica” now touches every aspect of writing and publishing. And although scholars now research, write, and gain tenure in a digital world, they must continue to ensure that their work meets the requirements of their institutions and the needs of their readers. Germano, a veteran editor with experience in both the university press and commercial worlds, knows this audience. This second edition will teach readers how to think about, describe, and pitch their manuscripts before they submit them. They’ll discover the finer points of publishing etiquette, including how to approach a busy editor and how to work with other publishing professionals on matters of design, marketing, and publicity. In a new afterword, they’ll also find helpful advice on what they can—and must—do to promote their work. A true insider’s guide to academic publishing, the second edition of Getting It Published will help authors understand what to expect from the publishing process, from manuscript to finished book and beyond.
Category: Reference

Getting It Wrong

Author : W. Joseph Campbell
ISBN : 9780520255661
Genre : History
File Size : 77.79 MB
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"If daily journalism constitutes history's first rough draft, then Getting it Wrong certainly reveals how rough that draft can be. Joseph Campbell is a dogged and first-rate scholar."--Neil Henry, Dean, University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism "Dr. Campbell has done meticulous research that examines ten media myths in context. This book rightfully calls us to rethink some significant errors that have become a part of our history and our collective memories. It is just downright interesting reading."--Wallace B. Eberhard, recipient of the American Journalism Historians Association Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement
Category: History

Finally Getting It Right

Author : Howard M. Halpern
ISBN : 0553090038
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 61.9 MB
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Shares wise and compassionate advice on how to find and maintain a healthy, loving relationship without sacrificing passion
Category: Health & Fitness

Getting It Right

Author : Robert J. Barro
ISBN : 0262522268
Genre : Business & Economics
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Since 1991, Robert Barro has been a lively contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other popular financial media. Getting It Right brings together, updates, and expands upon these writings that showcase Barro's agility in applying economic understanding to a wide array of social issues.Barro, a "conservative who takes no prisoners," and a self-described libertarian, believes that most governments have gone much too far in their spending, taxation, and regulation. The dominant theme in these wide-ranging essays is the importance of institutions that ensure property rights and free markets. The discussion deals especially with the appropriate range of government: which areas represent useful public policy and which are unnecessary interference.The first section of the book considers these questions in the context of the determinants of long-run economic growth. In addition to basic economics, Barro assesses related political topics, such as the role of public institutions, the optimal size of countries, and the consequences of default on foreign debt. The second section deals with the proper role and form of monetary policy. Barro argues that government should provide markets with a stable nominal framework and then stay out of the way to best allow for price stability.Writings in the third section cover fiscal and other macroeconomic policies. Topics include the distorting influences of taxation, especially taxes on capital income; infrastructure investment and other government spending; and the consequences of public debt and budget deficits. In a final section, Barro looks at more micro issues such as cartels, tax amnesties, school choice, privatization, cigarette-smoking regulation, endangered species regulation, the market for baseball players, and term limits for politicians.
Category: Business & Economics

Getting It Right

Author : General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Youth Dept Staff
ISBN : 0828018057
Genre : Christian leadership
File Size : 90.44 MB
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Category: Christian leadership

Getting It Right With Type

Author : Victoria Squire
ISBN : 1856694747
Genre : Design
File Size : 62.51 MB
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Typography is no longer the specialist domain of the typesetter: these days anyone who uses a computer has access to a wide range of typefaces and effects. This book offers an introduction to the basics of typography, including choosing which typeface to use; adjusting letter-, line-, and word-spacing for improved legibility; understanding kerning and leading; and mastering typographic details, such as italics, punctuation, and line endings. The book is illustrated throughout with practical examples demonstrating good and bad solutions. There are tips for specific design tasks, such as letters, charts, tables, and design for the screen, and a glossary explaining typographic terms.
Category: Design

Gay Men S Sexual Stories

Author : Robert Reynolds
ISBN : 1560233192
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 40.2 MB
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Investigation of the role of sex in everyday lives of gay men. With emphasis on psychosocial and emotional context, the contributors explicitly describe their sex lives and sexual attitudes in a variety of situations. The editors share their expertise and insights into these narratives and into the academic literature on gay men at midlife.
Category: Social Science

Getting It Right

Author : Jerry Burton
ISBN : 9781616635466
Genre : Religion
File Size : 45.15 MB
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Do you want to know God and grow spiritually? Do you desire a life under control with peace, purpose and joy? If so, Jerry Burton's guide to the Christian faith is for you. Jerry uncovers the lies Satan uses to keep you from finding God's plan for your life. He shows how six disciplines such as spending time with God, sharing your life with other believers, and serving others will lead you toward spiritual maturity. He details how these and other activities, coupled with an understanding of God's priorities, can help you to experience balanced living. Getting It Right isn't just about initial commitment. It focuses on establishing godly principles in daily living and learning to successfully manage life's responsibilities.I highly recommend this book as a must-read for all who desire to be committed disciples of Jesus. -Larry Aspegren, Former International President, The Gideons International In clear, simple language Jerry Burton invites people to enter a joyful relationship with God through Jesus Christ and shows how such a life is possible. The heart of the book is his excellent teaching on spiritual disciplines and priorities, illustrated by examples from the life of Jesus.-Dr. Randall Faulkner, Senior Pastor, Metropolitan Baptist Church Jerry Burton has written an exceptional presentation of basic biblical teaching regarding Christian faith, life, and ministry.-Dr. David C. Cotten, V.P. for Student Services, Dean of Students, and Professor of Pastoral Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary (Retired) Jerry Burton certainly got it right in his book Getting It Right.-Dr. Paige Patterson, President, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Category: Religion

Getting To It

Author : Jones Loflin
ISBN : 9780062282439
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 50.81 MB
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From Jones Loflin and Todd Musig, the authors of Juggling Elephants, comes Getting to It—a practical guide to sorting through the many priorities in your life, showing you how to carefully and consistently evaluate what your IT (Important Thing) should be, and how to get IT done. How busy are you? In the daily struggle to get it all done, what are you forgetting? Is your mind constantly racing with lists of all the things you could and should be doing? Does your day often feel like you’re treading water in an ocean of rushes and deadlines, trying to keep from drowning while handling increasing work and life demands? Don’t give up—help is on the way. You just have to find your It. The Important Thing. Define It. Plan It. Focus on It. Get excited about It. Identifying It isn’t just the first step in the process of getting focused and heading in the right direction, it’s every step. Getting to It: Accomplishing the Important, Handling the Urgent, and Removing the Unnecessary provides the necessary tools to accomplish the important, handle the urgent, and get rid of the unnecessary. Want to enjoy a more fulfilling life? Get to It.
Category: Business & Economics