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Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
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Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
One Army Wife's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
In At The Geek End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hilarious madcap story of English surfer and computer programmer, James Smith, who finds himself caught up in the conformity of the UK defence business. Totally unsuited to the job, he embarks on a programme of extreme sports activities and tries to escape the rat race. His plans are thwarted, however, by his wayward love life and rocky finances.
Tales of The Mother Load
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Welcome to motherhood; the most blessed, hilarious, frustrating, daunting and rewarding of adventures. Author Lori-Anne Poirier shares some of her most cherished anecdotes and prized epiphanies as a mom. It’s a book about laughter, forgiveness, sacrifice, living deliberately and just getting through the day. It’s life, it’s love. It’s Tales of The Mother Load.
Nice Guy's^People^Finish Last
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a auto biography and a self help book all in one. The life story of a really nice guy who seems to finish last when it comes to love, and releationships. As the road of life has been tough, he has learned to deal with adversity, and come back stronger then before.
Kill Machine
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You set the price! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Poetry from all over the life span of one human machine as he kills day after day and doesn't really live life at all.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.
For the People, By the People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
A collection of short memoirs reflecting lives which are different, unique, Muslim. Do you want to know what it is to hear the voices of a people who haven't been heard, to hear their stories as they want it to to be told? This book has many voices that speak of many lives, each life shares a common enthusiasm to tell their real stories, of pain, of joy, of being different.
Dream in Peace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young girl lives in fear of her abusive father.... A powerful short tale. Based on a true story.
MY CIA: A Memoir
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In her third book, a memoir, McCord uses the lens of the present to delve into the past: McCord was born in Monrovia, Liberia, Africa, the daughter of a CIA Officer and a beautiful, sheltered, young mother of Irish catholic descent, ten months after the birth of her sister.
Widowhood 103 Tears, Grief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
widowhood 103 is the third in the widowhood series. these books cover my journey through widowhood. this one however was not planned as part of the series, it came to be due to the reaction to widowhood 101 and 102 and the ability of words to enable grieving for loss of all kinds. all loss is valid and all loss must be grieved.
Memories of a Holy Roller!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of how a sixteen year old boy with a purile and somewhat perverse sense of humour got involved with the Pentecostal church.Telling how it changed the rest of his life,but caused all sorts of inner conflicts,mostly due to him having had a horrible childhood.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
My First House
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoir of buying and repairing my first house.
Rebuilding Pearlington, Mississippi
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of an ordinary grandma helping the people of Pearlington, Mississippi rebuild after hurricane Katrina.
Spiders & Demons
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Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(1.00 from 1 review)
I've been here before, done this a few times already but this time it's different...This time it's is for real, this time I will win...Withdrawal all over again... Been there, done that, but have I? Do I have what it takes to slay the demon or will I cower in fear and hide? Will I have what it takes to stand up and fight or fall victim to my demon's uncanny strength?
An Ugly Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Inside Those Walls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
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Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.