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Author Archive: Dapt'd

DAPT’D is a new publishing and promotional hybrid for books, comics, and other printed creative content. Utilizing a fresh approach to partnerships with authors and teams, we are curating and releasing a catalogue for digital devices, and creating robust launch experiences. We provide editorial guidance, branding services, and promotional muscle for authors and creative teams who are published, self-published, and unpublished.
DAPT’D is also developing a range of promotional and content distribution platforms to further the evolution of how fans consume and interact with their favorite books and comics.
We are actively looking to partner with content creators, especially genre fiction authors and comic creators. We want to hear what you are up to, and we want to work with you.
For inquiries and any other communication, please drop us a line at info “at” daptd “dot” com.

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Dapt’d 2.0

Dapt’d 2.0

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dapt’d is changing and will launch a new website in Summer 2013. Find out our plans and be part of our new effort!

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The Angela Crossley Trilogy

The Angela Crossley Trilogy

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Check out the newest release from Dapt’d — “The Angela Crossley Trilogy,” available for eReaders and paperback!

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The Culture of the Swim Meet

The Culture of the Swim Meet

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following is reposted from Carla Stockton’s blog. Check out all her fantastic content. In 1993, my daughter was a sophomore in high school, and, having swum competitively since she was a 6-and-under, she was in an elite championship meet at Hamden High School.  I was lucky.  Swimming was a pastime for this child; she [...]

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Are you an Olympic-grade parent?

Are you an Olympic-grade parent?

| July 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

DAPT’D wants to know what makes you run . . . As the parent of a gifted, passionate athlete, who may or may not be headed someday to the Olympics, you and your child are definitely inspired by Olympian feats. You schlepp practice, give up family vacations to competition-related events, and maintain the obdurate conviction [...]

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Why Munich Memoir is Important

Why Munich Memoir is Important

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

In August, 1972, Dan Alon flew with joyful anticipation to Munich and the fulfillment of a dream he had inherited from his father, that of fencing in an Olympic Games. A mere month later, he was the shell-shocked veteran of a horror no one in their wildest imaginations ever conceived as possible at an Olympics [...]

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The Jimbo List

The Jimbo List

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thanks to my friend Jim Shelton, feature writer for The New Haven Register, for permission to share the list he’s compiled of films that have prepared us for The Hunger Games. Take a look at his blog — his lists are amusing and thought provoking. . . . 11 Movie & TV Precursors to ‘The [...]

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NO HUGGING IN CHINA, by Felicia Brings

NO HUGGING IN CHINA, by Felicia Brings

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dapt’d is proud to release its first collaboration and eBook release with author Felicia Brings, to launch her book No Hugging In China, the “totally true story of a blonde New Yorker’s sojourn as an English teacher in the Guangdong Province.” Buy the book at Amazon Barnes & Noble Smashwords Synopsis No Hugging in China [...]

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“No Hugging” On Sale — ONE DAY ONLY

“No Hugging” On Sale — ONE DAY ONLY

| February 21, 2012

No Hugging In China by Felicia Brings is now available as an eBook for Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, and most other tablet and eReader devices! To celebrate President’s Day, download No Hugging in China for just $1.99 with a Smashwords Coupon Code. That’s 60% off regular price!  To get your coupon simply do one (or [...]

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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Yesterday was Charles Dickens’ birthday. He would have been a blogger.  He was the master of serializing his work, and he always had a surfeit of words to offer on any subject.  Were he with us today, surely, he’d be blogging away, raining his verbosity on a website devoted to his life and works. Read [...]

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Chun Chun is One Big Baby

Chun Chun is One Big Baby

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Holy mackerel. Ringing in the Chinese New Year was the arrival of Chun Chun, a baby born in Xinxiang in the Henan province of China, weighing in at 15.5 pounds. Sources are reporting Chun Chun to be the heaviest baby born in China on record. One can only assume that it will be some time [...]

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