The Ad Agency [NOOK Book]

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What happens when the government requires that all ads be completely truthful and not even implicitly misleading?
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The Ad Agency

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Overview

What happens when the government requires that all ads be completely truthful and not even implicitly misleading?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033238248
  • Publisher: Zvi Zaks
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 921,405
  • File size: 117 KB

Meet the Author

I've been writing off and on literally for decades with little luck in publishing. I could blame it on my schedule as a doctor -- too many years having a 24-7 call schedule -- but plenty of other doctors have managed to combine writing and medicine. The real problem was the off and on had too much off and not enough on. Internet writers circles helped me sell a few short stories, but I really wanted to publish a book. Second only to becoming a grandfather--something I had no say about--becoming a published novelist was my biggest goal.An unrelenting series of rejections almost had me ready to give up. Then Lilly Press accepted my novel IMPLAC, an evil robot story. I was ecstatic. Even the editing process was a joy. Unfortunately, Lilly went bankrupt and it was back to the slush pile for me. At least now I knew that some professionals valued my work. "Query Tracker" forum taught me how to write a decent query, I sent out a batch of letters to small publishers, and in 2010 Eternal Press accepted A VIRTUAL AFFAIR. No ecstasy this time, but I was still happy that at age 68 I would finally have a book for sale. It's never too late to pursue your dream.The book was published on January 8, 2011. A week earlier, my son called me, "Dad, Rosemarie has gone into labor." Eight hours later, Aliana was born. I flew down to see her the day the book was published. Even though I had striven for many years to get published, at this moment, the book didn't matter.I have my priorities.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2012

    Recommend

    Interesting concept. Good characters.

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    Posted October 2, 2012

    Not bad

    Not bad

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  • Posted September 20, 2012

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    Interesting idea to have a world where advertising agencies can'

    Interesting idea to have a world where advertising agencies can't lie about their product. Sadly I didn't see the story really take shape and GO somewhere.

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