Indian Summer in the Scottish Highlands

Offices of MageQuill at the front of the picture

Mossytop Mountain towers behind picturesque Dornie

Dornie headquartered Dreamharvest partners with awardwinning India based Edtech company Aginitio Education, poising MageQuill for further international success.

We believe the world would be a better place when young people are empowered and can solve problems creatively. We are proud to partner with MageQuill in achieving this dream.”

— Kartik Sharma

DORNIE, HIGHLANDS, SCOTLAND, December 31, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Indian Summer in the Scottish Highlands
• Dornie headquartered Dreamharvest partners with award-winning India based Edtech company Aginitio Education, poising MageQuill for further international success.
• Dreamharvest was almost unable to handle its amazing success story until a creative approach paved the way for a million new users before the onset of summer.

Dornie, Scotland, 31 December 2018 – a start-up based in the Scottish Highlands developed its creative writing platform in order to get more young voices heard. In the year of young people, the subscription-based writing and publishing platform, MageQuill, is in touch with today’s youth, helping them to unleash their creativity, write about today's issues, their concerns, their thoughts and ideas, without boundaries within an online community of peers.

This new way of robust interaction is called Creativity 5.0 after the highest tier of societal development. Creativity is making inroads in education, and wellness all around the world, complementing computerization and AI.

MageQuill as a product became a success, though handling the scaling from its remote corner of the Scottish Highlands proved more problematic. Using a bit of its own creative efforts, the right solution in the form of Agnitio Education was unveiled. Two countries and two passions came together to ensure delivery and a new and exciting expansion.

Dreamharvest CEO, Marianne Rugard Jarvstrat said: “Brilliant stories from passionate writers don’t have borders, so we need to be there for them, wherever they are in the world. MageQuill can now be available for all writers with a passion so we are excited to work with Agnitio Education and their incredible team in making this journey happen.”

Agnitio Education is already well established as an international edtech company, and has already proven that they can scale. As a recent startup themselves they have retained the speed to adapt to new frontiers and the passion to follow it through.

Agnitio CEO Kartik Sharma explains: “We are very excited by the idea of fostering creativity and innovation in young people. We believe the world would be a better place when young people are empowered and can solve problems creatively. We are proud to partner with MageQuill in achieving this dream.”

On the last days of the year of young people and just in time for the start of the month of creativity, it leaves us time to appreciate that despite the tough economic climate and rural solitude, creativity and passion are what rings in the new year.

Mossytop Dreamharvest Ltd, trading as Dreamharvest, owns the trademarks MageQuill and Bombadil Publishing, and is headquartered in Dornie in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and is internationalising its products on a global scale. Dreamharvest works closely with education Scotland to bring creative writing to Scotland, and likewise the All Indian Council for Technical Education, AICTE, to enhance the creative learning for their students at their 10,000+ colleges. Bombadil Publishing is revolutionising publishing and enabling new ways of learning for young people across the world, and gets young people writing its pioneering creative writing platform, MageQuill. With a growing client base of schools, colleges and universities in the UK, Europe, India, China and the Americas, MageQuill connects young writers in over 90 countries with each other and a trusted network of international mentors.

Agnitio Education is an education and skill development / training technology company having experience of working with educational institutions / organisations and corporate L&D initiatives. They work in the areas of learning technology, Augmented / Virtual Reality, Internet of Things (IoT) and AI based Mobile learning. They have presence in India, Middle East and UK and work with over 100+ clients covering 1000+ educational and related institutions. The team has deep vertical expertise in education and skill development and how technology can work to solve real life problems in this sector in a scalable way. There have been special features in CNBC Young Turks as innovative startup of India and also covered in NASSCOM 10,000 startups, Wall Street Journals' Live Mint and was awarded Hot 100 technology startups in India in 2015 by KPMG.

Marianne Rugard Jarvstrat
Mossytop Dreamharvest Ltd
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#Loneliness- The Virus’ of Modern Age by Tony Jeton Selimi is the Finalist Winner of the TopShelf Indie Book Awards 2018

The solution to immunise against loneliness, the virus of the modern age

Another reader adds, “A most touching and inspiring, uplifting book written with courage, humbleness, with truth from the big heart of its author. A book for anyone and everyone, a must for all that are facing struggles in this modern age of false connectedness.

#Loneliness meticulously written by Tony J. Selimi is the TopShelf Indie Book Awards 2018 Finalist Winner. Empowering Readers to Embrace the Science of Oneness.

A warm, insightful book gives you a clear road-map to overcome the loneliness that you will experience at different times in your life.”

— Brian Tracy – The author of The Power of Self Confidence

LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, December 31, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Loneliness is a subject that has fascinated Tony Jeton Selimi for years, inspiring the Human Behavior and Cognition Expert to dive deeper into the topic more than anyone else, and producing the meticulously written TopShelf Indie Book Finalist Award 2018 Winner #Loneliness: The Virus of the Modern Age.

In a technologically advanced world where communication is instant, where billions of people can interact at just a moment’s notice, it will come as a shock to many to learn that loneliness is an epidemic more rampant and destructive than smoking and being obese. Research suggests that 42.6 million adults over age 45 in the U.S. suffer from chronic loneliness, in fact, almost everyone faces adversity from the isolation that causes them some degree of depression, anxiety or diminished self-esteem.

With a thought-provoking blurb “So connected, yet desperately alone” Selimi truly breaks new ground in a volume that received a Finalist Award in the 2016 International Book Contest, was the book excellence award winner in 2017, and received five-star seal in readers digest. Throughout the books, Tony makes us re-examine what truly brings us out of a natural state of healthy balance, is the root cause of disease, and what creates the segregation experienced worldwide.

Fastidiously researched and written by Tony Jeton Selimi, each chapter of the classic self-help bestseller reflects the newest developments in the evolution of human consciousness field today and teaches us how loneliness impacts every sphere of our life including our mental health, emotional states, our confidence, interpersonal relationships, the business and leadership performance, and our ability to make fast and well-informed choices and decisions.

Jack Canfield, Americas #1 Success Coach and the Co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul™ “quotes: “#Loneliness is a masterpiece that beautifully demystifies the evolutionary role of loneliness, echoes a powerful existential message for mankind, and amplifies people’s faith in the power of love.”

This masterpiece that explores the fierce scientific, psychological and spiritual impact of adversity and the loneliness, rejection, and isolation that follows, was born of Tony’s extraordinary experience of child abuse, being bullied at school, atrocities of a civil war, homelessness, identity crisis, and starting a new life in London. Forced to go beyond the limits of known science (he had been made redundant from a senior technology job he loved for almost two decades) he was catapulted into a remarkable, body-mind-soul-searching and ultimately ground-breaking healing journey. Tony pioneered a unique healing technique and a methodology that guides us directly to the root cause of our loneliness from a longstanding difficulty – spiritual, mental, emotional physical, relationship, social, business or money – and then gives us the tools to resolve it.

Loneliness is a problem that has become an ironic epidemic in a world that is more interconnected than ever before. Empowering readers to redefine themselves and overcome the adversity, anxiety and stagnancy likely blighting their lives, Selimi truly breaks new ground in a volume endorsed by Jack Canfield, inspired the creation of Living My Illusion documentary series and appeared on Brian Tracey show for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and their affiliate channels. It’s also been a hit among critics, too, with one recently writing, "The worldview developed here transcends science, dogma, and belief, giving readers a new way to reconnect with their truth, hearts, and Divine within”.

At the most sophisticated nexus of body-mind-heart-spirit healing today, #Loneliness offers a simple, imaginative process that is a revolutionary way to heal our pain, connect all of the fragmented parts of our being, and prepare us for the next stages of human evolution where Artificial Intelligence becomes an integral part of our living. Selimi brings the latest findings of how to heal our being from the inevitable life adversities with a fast, effective, and easy to implement a technique that anyone from a CEO to a child can use.

Internationally renowned keynote speaker and healer Tony says, “I wrote this book to assist the lonely create life breakthroughs and learn new ways to grow, innovate, share and reconnect with their hearts infinite innate wisdom and love so they can be conscious creators of their inspired destiny. I wrote it as “A Call for Love” to help people feel more connected to one another and life in general, to create a healthy life-work balance, and be more empowered and centred in themselves. I wrote it because I believe that we are all worthy of love."

Who should read this book?

No matter who you are – a young adult, parent, a professional coach, therapist, lawyer, banker, CEO, Business Owner, HR Director, millionaire, billionaire, or merely curious and young at heart and seeking greater significance and purpose in your life – #Loneliness is the life manual that teaches you how to overcome adversity with ease, inspires you to turn your painful experiences into powerful lessons for others to use on their healing journey and empowers you to create a meaningful vision for your life consciously.

Market: Entrepreneurialship, Business Success, Leadership Development, Start-Up, Personal and Professional Development, Spiritual Development, Personal Success, Self-help, Inspirational, Evolution of Human Consciousness, Migrant Success Stories, Homelessness, Education, Healthcare, Governments.

TopShelf Magazine hosted the global author competition, and the purpose of the TopShelf Indie Book Awards is to raise awareness of the best indie authors and books––not just to readers, but to their growing list of booksellers and librarians from around the globe. Every single book that gets entered into the TopShelf Indie Book Awards will be seen by booksellers, librarians, authors, agents, publicists, reviewers, readers, and more––thousands of some of the most influential, most important people who could ever get a hold of his book.

Moreover, their ever-expanding network of social media partners currently reaches about 2,500,000 people, and their promotions fetch over a quarter of a million impressions each month, with thousands of engagements.

#Loneliness is available in print and digital formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Waterstones, Foyles, Kindle, iTunes and Audible.

Alma Stamsel
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So Connected, We Disconnected – #Loneliness TopShelf Indie Book Award Finalist Winner 2018 by Tony Jeton Selimi


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Dr. Paul Abell, Beverly Hills Healthcare Consultant, Draws Upon Personal Experiences in New Book

“After a lifetime career in the field of alternative healthcare, I found myself facing a challenge when I chose to become a father at age 65.” – Dr. Paul Abell

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 30, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Dr. Paul Abell, an accomplished healthcare consultant and practitioner, has released a powerful book of wisdom on Amazon and Kindle. Entitled, "Joy is . . . 365 Keys to Longevity," the book is a synthesis of profound teachings from religion, philosophy, psychology and spirituality regarding the pathway to creating joy in a person’s life, which modern research has shown to be the key to longevity. There are 365 succinct transformational concepts on which readers can contemplate or meditate each day.

“The book was born out of the love for my child,” explains Abell, “After a lifetime career in the field of alternative healthcare and longevity, I found myself facing a unique challenge when I chose to become a father at age 65.”

Abell explains that he needed to enhance the possibilities of living long enough to raise his child to manhood. His intense search for the ultimate keys to longevity revealed that “Joy” is the fundamental dynamic common to most centenarians. In sharing the profound principles which foster a joyous life, he simultaneously leaves a blue print for his son to live a spiritually ethical life in his new book. This timely collection of transformational principles has been described as the “Tao Te Ching of Longevity.”

“Dr. Abell has done an excellent job in taking his life experience, research and the knowledge from the great teachers and distilling it down to the key to a long life,” states Steve G., a reader on Amazon, “Joy, and how to understand what joy is, along with daily messages of what that is to be used for is my daily inspiration!”

For example, one passage in the book states that: “Joy is having unwavering trust in a loved one; for without trust, love cannot be more than a fiery passion unable to survive precarious uncertainty.” Another section describes how: “Joy is having learned that to worry excessively every day is a surefire method of reducing the number of days a person will have left in which they can still worry.”

Dr. Paul Abell has been a healthcare consultant and practitioner for more than 45 years. He has blended the use of Voice Dialogue Psychology of Selves consciousness work with Asian medicine into his own unique system of attaining wellness and longevity. Now semi-retired and living in Lake Arrowhead California with his wife and young child, he continues to explore the realms of psychology, philosophy and spirituality.

“I think this book offers a fantastic way to start your day,” states KMA, another reader on Amazon, “with 365 simple yet profound concepts to meditate on, one for each day of the year, one cannot help but feel uplifted and joyful afterwards. Paul Abell has created a simple method to add joy and years to our lives by helping us to focus on the things that really matter.”

Aurora DeRose
Aurora DeRose
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Woman Owned Publishing House Featured in Gift Bags to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

Running Wild Anthology of Stories Vol. 2

Running Wild Press will be featured in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

We’ve been nominated for several awards. To finish the year off with a bang and start 2019 fantastically, our books will be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees.”

— Lisa Diane Kastner

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 29, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — This is Lisa Diane Kastner, the Founder and Executive Editor at Running Wild Press https://www.runningwildpress.com

We are an atypical publishing house with an all woman staff and volunteers plus we only publishing great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box.

In only our second full year of publishing we’re excited to say we’ve had an impressive year.

We’ve been nominated for several awards including the Pushcart Prize. To finish the year off with a bang and start 2019 with a fantastic start, two of our books will be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters the weekend of January 7, 2019.

When we were informed that both "Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild’ and ‘Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2" would be included in the gift bags, I couldn’t be more thrilled. This is the perfect tribute to our authors, our readers, and the stories of 2018 as well as a gorgeous beginning to 2019.

“Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild” by Suzanne Samples is a fun, funny, and heartbreakingly real memoir of a woman's fight against terminal brain cancer. The writing is honest, charming, and full of cuss words.

“Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2” contains over twenty stories that will make your heart race, make you joyful, fearful, thrilled, inspired, and horrified. Including, "Life After Breath” by Tori Eldridge and “Visiting Friends” by Rebecca House which were named to the HWA Bram Stoker Award™ 2018 Reading List.

Our Golden Globe Press Kit: https://app.box.com/s/q8z5xrg9r0zfriv9q08uc06qpeygxqou

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Small Town Gal blog: Editor Profile – Lisa Diane Kastner

JMWW blog: Running Wild: An Interview With Lisa Diane Kastner By Curt Smith

Lisa Haselton’s Reviews and Interviews

The Speculative Fiction Cantina

Books Chatter blog

Littsburgh

Additional audio interviews are available on Soundcloud

Want to know more? Read below for a few snippets.

How Did Running Wild Press Get Into The Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards Gift Bags?

A dear friend reached out to me and mentioned that there was an opportunity to be included. There are only a handful of companies authorized to provide gift baskets for events such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars, and SAG Awards. I figured, heck, can’t hurt to have a chat. That chat resulted in our stories being included in 50 gift bags for both Golden Globe nominees and presenters as well as SAG Award nominees and presenters. We couldn’t be more excited. Only a select few are invited to be included in these baskets so this truly is an honor.

Who Among the Recipients Are You Most Excited to Meet?

Admittedly, I doubt that I’ll personally meet any of the celebrities or nominees during the weekend of the Golden Globes or the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but I am incredibly excited to have the likes of Bradly Cooper, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee, Constance Wu, Charlize Theron, and Lin-Manuel Miranda read these amazing stories.

I have admired Bradley Cooper’s rise and strategic choices for years. Lady Gaga continues to broaden and expand her repertoire. Her ability to tap into her own meager beginnings in “A Star Is Born” was truly breathtaking. Spike Lee’s true gift to bring forth real life situations and demonstrate their relevance to today’s society is beyond phenomenal. Constance Wu and the rest of the cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” not only brought theatrical houses down but showed the world how a Rom-Con should be done. And Lin-Manuel’s gifts for storytelling – no matter the form (Have you seen his Twitter account? Oy!) continues to inspire. I could go on and on. Needless to say, we’re proud to have these stories in such amazingly talented artists’ hands.

What Inspired You to Start Running Wild Press?

I had spent over a decade studying the art of storytelling from New York Times Bestsellers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Alexander Chee, Porochista Khakpour, Da Chen, Pulitzer Prize nominees such as Luis Alberto Urrea, National Book Award winners such as Julia Glass, Ha Jin, and PEN Award winners such as Percival Everett. I studied fiction, non-fiction, memoir, journalism, screenplay writing. Each experience and interaction brought greater knowledge and understanding.

I ran several writers workshops and writing organizations including Running Wild Writers Community out of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. I often found writers whose writing was on-point – truly magical stories with great writing; the pieces simply needed a little tweaking. I gave the authors feedback and recommended that they send the pieces out for publication. I checked with each one and was often shocked when they said they couldn’t find home for their work. When I asked why, they informed me that the publications said the author’s writing was wonderful but didn’t quite fit.

The more I heard this, the clearer it was that tons of great stories with great writing simply don’t fit into mainstream media.

So, I created Running Wild Press for great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box to find worldwide audiences. I’ve been humbled by the public’s enthusiastic response to our stories. We’ve been nominated for several “Best of” collections, the Pushcart Prize, and several more honors that are currently in the works.

Lisa Diane Kastner
Running Wild Press
+1 610-235-9626
email us here
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Author Shares An Overview of His Fiction Novel: A Profound Interview

The Girl with the Lightning Brain

Author Shares An Overview of His Fiction Novel: A Profound Interview

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — “The book would be of interest to anyone who likes science fiction or action adventure, or also socio-political thriller,” Ratza utters as he presents the book information to the readers. In a profound interview during the BookExpro America 2018, the author shares more about the first instalment of his book series.

The Girl With The Lighting Brain is a literary fiction that can be read on six different levels, wrapped in an action-adventure thriller that explains the life of the main character, Electra “Kit” Kitter, together with all the well-developed characters in the story. The book explores the challenges that the country is facing and the ways to deal with these problems. Three of six books have already been written.

The author offers a bonus, a series of games for the readers to enjoy and learn from. Everyone is invited to watch the interview through https://youtu.be/udoD-g9_LNI, take a glimpse of the authors published book and get ready for a life-changing experience!

About the Author:
Author Cliff Ratza characterizes himself a "simple scholar," having parlayed multiple degrees (math and physics, business and computer science) into a business career spanning numerous jobs, companies, and industries. He grew up in Chicago, graduating from top Illinois universities, then launched his business career. He returned to Chicago, where he teaches at several universities while continuing to work for corporations. He subsequently started a sales and marketing consulting business, and most recently added a writing career to his resume.

Cliff has written extensively throughout his career. He has published articles in four professional journals, writes copy for client Websites, and develops press releases or newsletters. He has already written three novels in his ground-breaking "Lightning Brain Series." The first, "The Girl with the Lightning Brain," is now available in print or e-book format at bookstores or online. Please visit www.authorcentrix.com or call 8885040951 for more details when you are ready to buy.

Cliff dedicates the series to readers everywhere and invites them to visit the "Lightning Brain" Website, www.lightningbrainseries.com, to learn more about the books or enter reader contests.

Product details
Paperback: 546 pages
Publisher: AuthorCentrix, Inc. (February 13, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1641333316
ISBN-13: 978-1641333313
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches

Book Availability:
Amazon – http://goo.gl/SABQ7R
Barnes & Noble – http://goo.gl/m5Fktp

Clifford Leonard Ratza
AuthorCentrix, Inc.
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Author Releases A Facebook Page for The Girl with the Lightning Brain

The Girl with the Lightning Brain

Author Releases A Facebook Page for The Girl with the Lightning Brain

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The book entitled The Girl with the Lightning Brain authored by Clifford Ratza challenges readers to travel to the depth of their thoughts. As the extrapolation of the latest science commences, the unearthing of details from political intrigue, the rising of contemporary lifestyle – factors that give the twists in the life of Electra “Kit” Kitter. The book has undeniably reached its peak after its publication. From a self-published title, it has reached several sites and is now available for the readers.

The author has endeavored through the years to offer first-rate details about his books. Now the title reaches another milestone as it is now on social media. The readers can now be entertained through the book’s exclusive Facebook Fan Page account. Queries can now be easily raised and addressed.

Everyone is invited to visit the sites for The Girl with the Lightning Brain :

https://www.facebook.com/Cliff-Ratza-338182933350534/

amazon.com/author/cliffratza

https://twitter.com/Author_Cliff

About the Author:
Author Cliff Ratza characterizes himself a "simple scholar," having parlayed multiple degrees (math and physics, business and computer science) into a business career spanning numerous jobs, companies, and industries. He grew up in Chicago, graduating from top Illinois universities, then launched his business career. He returned to Chicago, where he teaches at several universities while continuing to work for corporations. He subsequently started a sales and marketing consulting business, and most recently added a writing career to his resume.

Cliff has written extensively throughout his career. He has published articles in four professional journals, writes copy for client Websites, and develops press releases or newsletters. He has already written three novels in his ground-breaking "Lightning Brain Series." The first, "The Girl with the Lightning Brain," is now available in print or e-book format at bookstores or online. Please visit www.authorcentrix.com or call 8885040951 for more details when you are ready to buy.

Cliff dedicates the series to readers everywhere and invites them to visit the "Lightning Brain" Website, www.lightningbrainseries.com, to learn more about the books or enter reader contests.

Product details
Paperback: 546 pages
Publisher: AuthorCentrix, Inc. (February 13, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1641333316
ISBN-13: 978-1641333313
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches

Book Availability:
Amazon – http://goo.gl/SABQ7R
Barnes & Noble – http://goo.gl/m5Fktp

Clifford Leonard Ratza
AuthorCentrix, Inc.
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Author Pens A Gripping Story About Finding Faith Within Self

Author Pens A Gripping Story About Finding Faith Within Self

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Faith is unquestioning belief – Robert James is a book written by Calum Cumming accounts how faith can be greater than the mistakes that all human memories consist of.

Robert James presents a story of Scottish life through the decades. Prevailing and evocative, the lives of the men and women in Scotland are being showcased, sharing a common inner factor-loneliness. McPhail Pinkmon is the man believed to be the one who possesses what they have been groping for their lives. Will they find the answers that they have been looking for?

The book highlights how unbelief starves a person’s soul. When faith is greater than anything else in the world, it will take a person to a far more better place. The author invites everyone to join the journey to the discovery of faith within oneself – through Robert James. The book is a must-read novel only from Calum Cumming!

About the Author:
After leaving High School in Aberdeen, Calum trained himself as a Construction Engineer. He spent a year at Newbattle Abbey College in Edinburgh where he re-discovered his greater love of the Arts. He subsequently graduated MA in 1992 at Glasgow University. He enjoys travelling and meeting new people. His former wife is a Los Angelean. He is a former national amateur cycling champion at schoolboy level; team champion in 1977.

Product details
Paperback: 80 pages
Publisher: Bookwhip (March 1, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1948801027
ISBN-13: 978-1948801027
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches

Book Availability
Amazon – https://amzn.to/2VjfOzZ
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Calum Cumming
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Running Wild Press Featured in Gift Baskets to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

Running Wild Anthology of Stories Vol. 2

Running Wild Press has had an impressive year. Nominated for several awards, the founder is excited to be included in gift bags to Golden Globe nominees.

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — In their third year of publishing, Running Wild Press has had an impressive year. Already nominated for several awards including the Pushcart Prize, the executive editor, Lisa Diane Kastner, is excited for two of the press’s books to be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters. The bags will be gifted to actors, actresses, and presenters for the 2019 Golden Globes the weekend of January 7, 2019.

“When we were informed that both ‘Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild’ and ‘Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2’ would be included in the gift bags, I couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Lisa Diane Kastner, Founder and Executive Editor of Running Wild Press. “This is the perfect tribute to our authors, our readers, and the stories of 2018 as well as a gorgeous beginning to 2019.”

Lisa founded Running Wild Press with the vision to bring great stories and great writing that do not fit neatly in a box to readers worldwide.
“In 2018, we published nine books with stories ranging from personal narratives to cross-genre fiction and non-fiction,” said Lisa. “These two books represent a great compilation of our narratives.”

Never one to shy from an opportunity to feature talents who don’t necessarily fit in mainstream media, we chatted with Lisa about the press, the Golden Globes, and anything else we could fit in.

How Did You Get Into The Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards Gift Bags?
A dear friend reached out to me and mentioned that there was an opportunity to be included. There are only a handful of companies authorized to provide gift baskets for events such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars, and SAG Awards. I figured, heck, can’t hurt to have a chat. That chat resulted in our stories being included in 50 gift bags for both Golden Globe nominees and presenters as well as SAG Award nominees and presenters. We couldn’t be more excited. Only a select few are invited to be included in these baskets so this truly is an honor.

Who Among the Recipients Are You Most Excited to Meet?
Admittedly, I doubt that I’ll personally meet any of the celebrities or nominees during the weekend of the Golden Globes or the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but I am incredibly excited to have the likes of Bradly Cooper, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee, Constance Wu, Charlize Theron, and Lin-Manuel Miranda read these amazing stories.

I have admired Bradley Cooper’s rise and strategic choices for years. Lady Gaga continues to broaden and expand her repertoire. Her ability to tap into her own meager beginnings in “A Star Is Born” was truly breathtaking. Spike Lee’s true gift to bring forth real life situations and demonstrate their relevance to today’s society is beyond phenomenal. Constance Wu and the rest of the cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” not only brought theatrical houses down but showed the world how a Rom-Con should be done. And Lin-Manuel’s gifts for storytelling – no matter the form (Have you seen his Twitter account? Oy!) continues to inspire. I could go on and on. Needless to say, we’re proud to have these stories in such amazingly talented artists’ hands.

What Inspired You to Start Running Wild Press?
I had spent over a decade studying the art of storytelling from New York Times Bestsellers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Alexander Chee, Porochista Khakpour, Da Chen, Pulitzer Prize nominees such as Luis Alberto Urrea, National Book Award winners such as Julia Glass, Ha Jin, and PEN Award winners such as Percival Everett. I studied fiction, non-fiction, memoir, journalism, screenplay writing. Each experience and interaction brought greater knowledge and understanding.
I ran several writers workshops including Running Wild Writers Community out of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. I often found writers whose writing was on-point – truly magical stories with great writing; the pieces simply needed a little tweaking. I gave the authors feedback and recommended that they send the pieces out for publication. I checked with each one and was often shocked when they said they couldn’t find home for their work. When I asked why, they informed me that the publications said the author’s writing was wonderful but didn’t quite fit. The more I heard this, the clearer it was that tons of great stories with great writing simply don’t fit into the mainstream media. So, I created Running Wild Press for great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box to find worldwide audiences. I’ve been humbled by the public’s enthusiastic response to our stories. We’ve been nominated for several “Best of” collections, the Pushcart Prize, and several more honors that are currently in the works.
To find out more about Lisa and Running Wild Press, go to www.runningwildpress.com or call 610-235-9626.
Our Golden Globe Press Kit is now available. Link didn’t work? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://app.box.com/s/q8z5xrg9r0zfriv9q08uc06qpeygxqou
Previous articles about Lisa Diane Kastner and Running Wild Press include:
• Small Town Gal blog: Editor Profile – Lisa Diane Kastner
• JMWW blog: Running Wild: An Interview With Lisa Diane Kastner By Curt Smith
• Lisa Haselton’s Reviews and Interviews
• The Speculative Fiction Cantina
• Books Chatter blog
• Littsburgh
• Additional audio interviews are available on Soundcloud

Lisa Diane Kastner
Running Wild Press
610-235-9626
email us here
Visit us on social media:
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C.E. Hutton Releases First-Ever Marketing Analysis of Minority-Owned Companies In The Cannabis Industry

DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — C. E. Hutton, LLC (“The Company”) a minority-focused business development and management company in Denver, Colorado announces the release of the FIRST-EVER annual marketing analysis focused on companies owned by minorities in the cannabis industry.

"We are very excited and indeed proud to provide this first edition publication to readers in an effort to provide more insight, information and business intelligence to the marketplace,” Hutton said.

The Company defines Minorities as all People of Color, Women, Veterans, People with Disabilities and the LGBTQ+ community.

“Clearly the challenges of minority business ownership continues in the industry and the Minority Report is intended to be a vehicle that shines a light on those challenges, as well as shining an even brighter one on the successes of entrepreneurs who are fearless and making things happen,” Hutton said.

The Minority Report is an 82-page marketing analysis that is available for purchase and is printed on demand via Blurb. It is shipped as a hardcover book and covers a variety of minority-owned companies in an array of different verticals within the cannabis industry.

The Report highlights Entrepreneurs who are making positive changes and taking the lead in the movement for “inclusion and equality” for black and brown people in this industry. It goes on to include the economic and social impacts Minorities have made to the industry to date and the current condition of this thriving new marketplace.

C.E. Hutton intends to make The Minority Report an annual publication to showcase different individuals from all walks of life, who are making their mark in the cannabis industry and striving every day to re-write the story on “the war on drugs” in our communities.

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Article by: Michelle Cox, Assistant to the President of C. E. Hutton, LLC

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PULP FICTION OLD-TIME RADIO SHOW PERFORMANCE

Performance Theater – Radio Style – in the Scientology Information Center

CLEARWATER, FL, US, December 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — It’s radio the way the entire nation used to tune in for drama and comedy. Dozens of guests gathered for an old-time radio show performance by the L. Ron Hubbard East Coast Golden Age Theater.

The all-volunteer theater group combines actors, costumes and sound effects to bring L. Ron Hubbard’s pulp-fiction stories of the 1930s and 1940s to life. The most recent performance was November 30, 2018, at the Scientology Information Center on Fort Harrison Avenue and Cleveland Street.

The theater group performed River Driver, a humorous adventure story of a young man named Christopher Planket who has one last chance to show his rough and tough lumberjack father he’s not just a weak-spine college kid.

Following his many mistakes, embarrassments and victories, the cast had the guests laughing throughout the performance. The L. Ron Hubbard, East Coast Golden Age Theater performs for audiences in the Scientology Information Center bimonthly.

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