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A Letter to Brody by R.S. Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a letter, written in lieu of a eulogy by a grieving father to his son, who died at two months of age from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is a heartfelt tribute, meant to resonate with any parent who has lost a child; a beacon, perhaps---a suggestion of light and hope within the maelstrom of unimaginable, devastating loss.
The Making of an Indie Writer by Kim Antieau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kim Antieau published 6 novels with major publishers over 15 years. But when she finished her latest, The Fish Wife, she chose to publish it herself. Why would she do this? In a word: freedom. Indie publishing gives her the freedom to write what she wants and bring it directly to her readers. This essay explains how she embraced indie publishing and what it means for indie readers everywhere.
What's It All About, Shakespeare? An Introduction To The Bard Of Avon by S. A. Markham
Series: What's It All About, Shakespeare?. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What's It All About, Shakespeare? is a series aimed at demystifying Shakespeare's work. This first instalment, 'An Introduction to The Bard of Avon' offers a short biography of the world's most famous playwright, an introduction to his works and a guide to understanding them. Think Shakespeare's boring? Think again.
The Legacy by David Sil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Screenplays » Documentary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A true story about how a wise and loving grandmother left her grandson a priceless legacy. An enchanting tale of how her devotion continued to change his life after her passing. The book transports you to an enigmatic, almost fairytale space, which is vibrantly relevant to the modern world.
Observations of A Transplanted Southern Belle by Laurie Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of columns published in the 1990's by southern humorist, Laurie Byrne Smith. Topics include mothers and mothers in law, children, holidays and finances. From sweet tea to BBQ to 99% humidity, being a child in North Carolina is a true southern experience.
2017: The Battle for Marghdeen by Khurram Shafique
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marghdeen is the name of the ideal society conceived by the poet-philosopher Iqbal in 1932. It is a world where life is inside-out, people know their destinies and there is no poverty, neediness, crime or injustice. In this book the author shows how such a society can be achieved in a short space of time, as long as we change our perception of history and other domains of knowledge.
Footprints in the Snow by Jennifer McMurrain
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
The Old Schoolhouse by Noelle Ryan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story of an evocative visit to an old country schoolhouse. Tender memories are recalled and serve as a contrast to our modern age. One person in particular , stands out, The Master. A person gifted with empathy and humor, he gives the old schoolhouse its singular identity.
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels by Tony Alan Grayson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels is a guidebook to explain how I researched, wrote, edited, published, and marketed two novels in the e-book format. A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists, a Drama, is both Historical Fiction and Christian Fiction. Goodnight Paige is a Contemporary Romance.
An Alternative Handbook to the Maltese Temples - a Cosmic Perspective and Guide. by Francis Xavier Aloisio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For the first time, we have a ‘handbook’ that gives us a metaphysical and an alternative perspective of the unique prehistoric temples of Malta. Humanity has now reached the stage where it is open, eager & hungry enough for the ‘truth.’ It is time to come into a better understanding of these magnificent and mysterious structures, and to find out what truly happened on the islands of Malta & Gozo.
Dirt by Paul Corusoe
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
A rodent is beautified in crucifixion, a wayward rocket skews to destruction, and an ancient predator lurks in our archetypal memories -- all at a summer night's baseball game.
Kafka and Orwell on China: Essays on India and China by Zafar Anjum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains four well-researched essays that deal with the subject of India and China. The author has tried to examine the two countries through the eyes of eminent writers and thinkers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Kafka and Orwell.
Meet a Jerk, Get to Work, How to Write Villains and the Occasional Hero by Jaqueline Girdner
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
An article by USA Today Bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner on how to find your fiction characters and settings in everyday life.
story behind story: Blackout by K.G. Deloas
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
On Thursday, September 8th, 2011, at 3:38 pm, the lights went out. Zap. Just like that. The power outage stretched from south Orange County to as far east as Arizona’s Yuma, digging well south into Mexico. It affected seven million people. Authorities raced to restore power. People set up block parties. Neighbors met neighbors. Some of us sought a quiet night. And a little inspiration.
Een Actueel Kerstverhaal: Eigen Boom Eerst by Benn Flore
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 940. Language: Dutch. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Is ervoor zo'n stekelige kerstboom die er anders uit ziet dan de rest wel plaats in het bos? Wat vindt de oude eik daarvan en waarom waait de populier met alle winden mee? 'Eigen Boom Eerst, is een actueel kerstverhaal. Een ontluisterend debat met en passende afloop.
Heartfelt Devotionals, 366 devotions for common sense living by Brenda J Wood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
the heartfelt devotionals are short, well-written and to the point. most are sprinkled with humour. they are well thought out, crisp and snappy. the author, herself a recovered bulimic, pulls no punches but addresses a myriad of topics with honesty. some quizzes and puzzles add a different twist. this is not the usual run of the mill devotional read.
Ireland Calling Me Home Sonnets by Susanna C. Mahoney
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a narrative of the lost sonnets of the Irish poets of the 1800's and additional Irish cultures with links for readers to investigate on their own.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times by Faith L. Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh(5.00 from 1 review)
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.