Less than two weeks later I had a reply requesting my manuscript. Which wasn't finished of course because I didn't expect a letter back so quickly. My wife and I did our best job polishing the manuscript and in June of I sent it off -- one year later I received a very nice rejection letter saying they loved the story and here were some suggestions.
In June I sent a re-worked manuscript back to Scholastic. I still haven't heard back I'm thinking they lost or misplaced it.
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The answer was '2'. We had a co-op student at work named Trevor Lai.
He's the creator of the Ralphy series of children's books. He convinced me to self-publish the book. I hired Trevor to illustrate the cover and one of our technical writers at work, Tracey, to help me edit the book. By March of , the book was on its way to the printers. In September of we successfully launched the second book in the series: The Emperor's Pendant. I kept an on-line journal of the creation of the book which may be interesting to budding self-publishers. The icing on the cake was a full page interview in Canada's National Post. Part III Sing Song Girls was published on December 1st, Canada's 1 magazine, Macleans, had a nice write-up for the launch of the book.
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As a result his score dropped and he found himself on the list of undesirables. Details as to how it works and the algorithm it uses are thin on the ground but certain behaviours have been found to be beneficial to boosting the score. Completing community service and buying Chinese products is thought to improve it whereas fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop it. Companies that pay their takes on time and any bills also receive favour from the system, improving their social credit standing.
Benefits include priority access to public housing, travel visas and job promotions. My child can't go to a private school,' he said.
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He says how the new scoring system truly works is kept secret and could be easily abused by the government. Mr Dewoskin said: 'The government and the people running the plan would like it to go as deeply as possible to determine how to allocate benefits and also how to impact and shape their behaviour.
China's controversial social credit system - in which all of its 1. The system raises ethical concerns, with scholars debating the morale issues created by such a universal and publicly accessible database. And today Elton lifts the lid on the love-hate relationship that lasted a lifetime. Black Mirror is almost a reality: China says it's on track to launch its dystopian scorecard system that ranks citizens on every aspect of their behaviour by The system has already completed several successful trials across China It is bolstered by a network of million AI-powered surveillance cameras Citizens' ratings are boosted by buying Chinese goods and community service Your score is knocked down for fraud, tax evasion or criticising the government By Harry Pettit For Mailonline Published: BST, 19 September Updated: BST, 19 September e-mail 2.
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