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March 2015 News & Features

Seminar Series @ the Old American Can Factory!

Akashic is pleased to welcome the Signature Writers’ Services and Gary Heidt to the Old American Can Factory April 11 through April 25 for their seminar series, Insights into Book Publishing: A Literary Agent’s Insider Tips for Writer.

“The Friendly Skies” by Linda Lenhoff

I was fine when I got on the road that morning—a little nervous, but I’d taken two Ativans. The pills were supposed to be strong enough to get me on the plane and all the way across the Midwest to LA. Not like last time . . .

Akashic Remembers Danny Schechter

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Danny Schechter, author of News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960–2000 and Falun Gong’s Challenge to China.

“Death on the Border” by Tonya Monteer

It was a Friday night when it all began. I was sitting in my living room enjoying a tall Bud Light and listening to music playing on my laptop. I’d only been in IB—Imperial Beach for the nonnatives—for three weeks, but Cali was a taste of freedom I never wanted to let go of. I had moved into a house only fifty feet from the beach and found a job in Coronado that people would envy me for. It felt too damn good to be true. Turns out it was . . .

Kindle Daily Deal: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor — part of Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — has been selected for a Kindle Daily Deal! Order the Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night e-book on Saturday, March 21, 2015, for only $0.99.


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