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Sortir du sortilège by Françoise Palmyre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: French. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Le livre d'une recherche, mais sans savoir ce qu'on cherche, vers des réponses, mais sans même savoir si elles existent, des questions qui se posaient déjà à l'aube de l'humanité, qui se sont posées tout au long des millénaires, et qui aujourd'hui semblent plus loin encore de se résoudre que dans les premiers temps… et pourtant !…
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book by Carren Strock
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Author profile
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.
Confession and Development in Sylvia Plath's Poetry and Prose by Simona Mauna
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Plath's poems and prose explore her own mental anguish, her troubled marriage to poet Ted Hughes, her unresolved conflicts with her parents and her own vision of herself...
Running in the Back of the Pack by Bettie Wailes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
The Last of the Living Blue by Gin Getz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The Last of the Living Blue is an intimate, intense look at the effects of the changing climate in our big back yard: Colorado’s majestic mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness. This is a story real and raw, told in a soft yet powerful voice, taking the reader along through one year of drought, fires, floods, and the healing of mountain and mind.
Saving Humankind from Destruction by Sharma S.D.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Man is on self-destruction mode through industrialization, urbanization, and creating imbalance in ecology. Man needs to avoid wars in the future. Technology should be used in the most appropriate manner to avoid its abuse and misuse. Man cannot afford to continue to indulge in exploitation of nature and fellow human beings. Humankind needs to protect itself from extinction in the future.
Be Natural, Be Cheap. But Always Be FLY. 20 Natural and 20 Cheap Ways to Looking Your Best by Wilma Ferguson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
These are simple little hints, tips and tricks that have helped me through the years. Found on the internet, in magazines, through friends, strangers, and just trial and error, and some I just made up, they have served me well. I have been fortunate enough to use them to my advantage.
The Golden Gringo Chronicles - Part 3 by Bob Normand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Essay » Author profile
True story of an American who moved to Costa Rica for retirement. Part three is about living there in his third, fourth and fifth years and his experiences establishing formal residency, adjusting to Costa Rican culture and discovering and enjoying all the aspects of living in a wildly beautiful country. Follow our hero as he encounters the various challenges and rewards of becoming an ex-pat.
Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research by Jane Gilgun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Essay » Author profile
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
Past Lives and Karma in the Thrust of Destiny by Paul Ceretto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
In this non-fiction follow up to The Self Illuminating Path, Ceretto further examines his life after his near death experience. Ceretto discusses how living with a traumatic brain injury has changed relationships with family and departed friends. Spiritual and humorous.
Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living by Nancy Sharp
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The past is simply part of our story; just not the whole story...On the very day that Nancy Sharp delivered premature twins, she learned that her husband's brain cancer returned after eighteen months in remission. Less than three years later, at the age of 37, she became a widow. But while many in that situation would crumble, Nancy had an innate ability to hold life and death in the same moment.
Learning to Operate the Concorde by Philip Newman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Literature
Operating the Concorde was fun, and jam-packed with events worthy of comment, but learning to operate it, to fly it and it and manage its idiosyncrasies both on the ground and in the air, was an experience to document: so I have.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED Edition 96 by Nelson Branco
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis
Doctor on the Rock by Christian Belcourt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
DOCTOR ON THE ROCK recounts the experiences of Christian Belcourt, a doctor in Ferryland, Newfoundland, from 1959 to 1962, during the early days of outreach medicine. The book also covers his childhood, future visits to the island as a radiologist, and his last visit as a tourist.
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection by D. Scott Apel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
The Church of Tango by Cherie Magnus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
Why I Haven't Killed Myself, Yet by Ian Martin
You set the price! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
At 63, Ian Martin takes a critical look at himself and his achievements. He is unimpressed. Next, he turns his gaze on his fellow human beings and feels no sense of pride at being a member of the species. As an atheist he can't find a reason for his existence. Why doesn’t he throw in the towel and commit suicide? He offers an honest idiot’s reply to the question at the end of this essay.