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Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
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Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
Love by Destination
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
When Real Life Begins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Hungry Minds
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Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
The Red Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever. (A 950-word essay.)
A True Childhood Haunting
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Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
Plum Loco
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
From The Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of betrayal that comes straight from Flo's heart.
A Day of Drowning
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this short story a day of snorkeling and spearfishing goes horribly wrong when experienced free-diver Scott Gordon stalks an intended quarry over the Edge of the Deep. By the time he realizes it, there's not enough air left in his lungs to make it back to the surface.
The Oklahoma Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
What do you do when your only friend just wants to sleep with you? The Oklahoma Summer is a quirky—and true—short story about an improbable friendship between a clueless Yale student and a small-town Oklahoma drag queen. Dry and amusing, The Oklahoma Summers is an insightful look into the hidden corners of small towns and imperfect friendships.
Ziggy Zenn And The Rescue Of Roy Rogers
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Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1954, my dad was an out of work alcoholic seldom home. Mother worked two jobs but wanted her three kids to have the benefit of the newest invention - the TV. In town was a Jewish couple who 13 years earlier were liberated from Auschwitz. They owned a convenience store and as with the gift of the Magi provided this Catholic family with a Christmas we would otherwise not have benefit of.
Withdrawal
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Hell of withdrawal...the Hell I am living...
Following Moira: Azure Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
My Journey With Depression: a short recount of a self-harm and depression survivor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
Depression is very common, yet very misunderstood. By sharing my story, I hope to be able to clear up some misconceptions about depression and self-harm, all the while reaching out to those struggling with it and letting them know that they are not alone.
Prisoner #12973 Thoughts and Reflections from Prison by George Martorano
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You set the price! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The United States of America's Longest Prison Sentence, Life Sentence for First Time Non Violent Offense without possibility of parole and America's most prolific prison writer George Martorano Needs Your Help.
Any Fool Can Let Out String
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
Mola mola!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The school of enormous ocean sunfish came out of nowhere. 10 feet tall, a couple yards long, and they were possibly the most bizarre-looking creatures I had ever seen. My crewmates could hardly believe it when I stripped down to my shorts, grabbed a mask and fins, and went over the side with a plan to ride one, bronco style.