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March 8 is final deadline for RECEIPT of Media Awards entries
GWA
Works first published and copyrighted in North America between Jan. 1, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2012, are eligible for entry. You do not need to be a GWA member to enter. View updated entry categories and choose your best work.
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Artwork for 2013 Membership Directory due March 11
GWA
All Allied Trade members of GWA that have reserved advertisement space in the 2013 Membership Directory have until March 11 to submit artwork for ads. Contact jc@gardenwriters.org with any questions, or for more information, visit ...
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Learn from GWA Experts
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Audio files of presentations from the 2012 GWA symposium in Tucson, Ariz., are available on the website. Take advantage of this library of professional development topics and experience to expand your skills.
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GWA symposium programs archived
GWA
If you ever want to find that unique program or remember who spoke on a special topic at a past GWA symposium, the meeting schedules and event descriptions are now available in the association online archives. Programs date from 1996 to 2012. If you have the programs for 1999 and 2000, please contact the GWA office.
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Exhibitors sales open for Annual Symposium
GWA
The purpose of the exhibit is to provide a forum to exchange information between lawn and garden product manufacturers and North America's premier garden communicators. The exhibition, which will take place Aug. 16-17, is held in conjunction with the 65th GWA Annual Symposium to be held Aug. 16-19 at The Hilton Quebec. Please note that the symposium continues two days after the last exhibition date, and exhibitors are welcome to participate.
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Book your hotel for the 2013 GWA Symposium in Quebec City
GWA
The Hilton Quebec is only a 20-minute drive from the airport and five minutes from the train and bus stations. The hotel lies steps from all major tourist attractions and festivals. Enjoy close proximity to the city's government and business attractions. For more information on hotel and transportation ...
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Stay in touch with the Garden Writers Association via Facebook
GWA
Stay connected to all the latest updates, information and news with GWA by "liking" the association's Facebook page. Click below to access the page directly, or log-in to your account and search for "Garden Writers Association."
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Be a sponsor at the 2013 Symposium in Quebec City
GWA
The Garden Writers Association Annual Symposium is the perfect place to promote your products and services to the largest gathering of garden communication experts. Your sponsorship of an event at the GWA Annual Symposium will give you direct contact with all of the GWA attendees through the special PR opportunities only available to sponsors! For more info, visit ...
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Save the date for Quaker Routes to Horticulture — July 12, hosted by Region II
GWA
Join us for a day traveling the roads that introduced the scientific study of botany to generations of gardeners and, along the way, invented the world of ornamental horticulture. The three stops on the tour are high water marks in the history of horticulture over the past three centuries with a view into the promise of the next.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


Time Warner ends talks with Meredith
The New York Times
Time Warner found its answer on Wednesday. It announced it would spin off its Time Inc. magazine unit into a separate, publicly traded company, a move that will allow the media conglomerate to focus entirely on its cable television and film businesses.
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Walmart sales near half a trillion dollars, but Amazon's still winning
Wired
Half a trillion dollars. That barely comprehensible number has entered the sights of the world's largest retailer. Walmart recently reported net sales of more than $466 billion for its fiscal year 2013, which ended Jan. 31. At its current growth rate of 5 percent, the company still won't reach a half-trillion next year.
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US booksellers, meeting in KC, express optimism
The Kansas City Star
Sales at member stores of the American Booksellers Association were up 8 percent last year, said Dan Cullen, the trade group's content officer. "Contrary to the narrative that is often expressed," added Oren Teicher, the association's chief executive officer, "we are doing well. ... ABA's membership has shown modest growth for three years in a row."
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Science reveals what really increases Twitter followers
Poynter
The world of science has some new advice for people who want to increase their Twitter following, and it may sound something your mother used to say: If you don't have anything nice to tweet, don't tweet at all. "Expressing negative sentiments in tweets is the second most harmful factor to growing a Twitter audience," say researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Are agents and publishers at war?
FutureBook
The news of Conville Walsh's effective acquisition by Curtis Brown invites a number of responses. Not least is the reflection that we live in a time of giants. To a certain degree size does matter in agents. Most authors want to be represented by an agent with perceived heft, and there is undoubtedly a negotiating advantage to having a number of bestselling authors in one's stable.
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The book-writing machine
Slate
Would best-selling novelist Len Deighton care to take a walk? It was 1968, and the IBM technician who serviced Deighton's typewriters had just heard from Deighton's personal assistant, Ellenor Handley, that she had been retyping chapter drafts for his book in progress dozens of times over. IBM had a machine that could help, the technician mentioned.
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The curse of 'you may also like'
Slate
Of all the startups that launched last year, Fuzz is certainly one of the most intriguing and the most overlooked. Describing itself as a "people-powered radio" that is completely "robot-free," Fuzz bucks the trend toward ever greater reliance on algorithms in discovering new music. Fuzz celebrates the role played by human DJs.
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