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Beyond the Manual: A Realist's Guide to Independent School Governance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate governance
Many independent schools are poorly, or at least erratically, governed. No matter which direction people point the finger of blame, a failed or failing school has usually fallen victim to ineffective school leadership and that is invariably a product of poor governance. This practical guide goes beyond the textbook definitions of governance to explore the realities of how Boards actually work.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 87
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. 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
My Emancipation Proclamation and Other Essays on Writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Inspiration and insight for writers. Includes: "My Emancipation Proclamation", "Freedom", "Paper Dragons", "The Elusive Pursuit of Literary Fame and Fortune", "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer", "One True Reader", "The Tortoise Manifesto", "What it's Like to Self-Publish".
Witchcraft in The Church
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Essay » Literature
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How a lack of sound Biblical Teaching has created a doorway for Witchcraft to enter the Church!
Manifiesto ni-ni
Price: Free! Words: 70,130. Language: Spanish. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Essay » Political
En esta novela, el periodista Horacio Vidal retrata su emocionante y violenta juventud en Desidia, movimiento radical que lideraba Joel Estuardo. Este personaje encarna a un muchacho de extrema izquierda que, habiendo sido atenazado por la autoridad y alterado por las drogas, le declara la guerra al mundo adulto, a una realidad asfixiante para una generación que se niega únicamente a sobrevivir.
That Old Science Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,080. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Thursday Night Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Perhaps the “Cliff’s Notes” of classic science fiction, writer Sourdough Jackson’s essays keep alive the books, authors, editors, publishers, magazines, and movies that made science fiction the successful subject and industry it is today. Foreword by SF and fantasy author Robert Vardeman.
Founder's Day or Founders' Day
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is NOT the FOUNDER of Ghana. It is evidential and clear that Ghana as we presently have it, did not just bolt from the blues. More so, Ghana is not the direct result of any man’s work; herein, Kwame Nkrumah. Ghana was borne out through the collective effort and sheer determination of J. B. Danquah and Co.
River-of-Heaven Open-Topped Ferry-Ride
Price: Free! Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
After reading a few outstanding books on Taoist immortals over the years in the midst of other things, I had just moved to a new place with access to a backyard. I ended up getting myself an alchemy starter kit at Home Depot, and started communicating with the universe; I met the sun and moon, and developed a ritual, “clever and lofty”, and I’ve explained it here.
Lorem Ipsum
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A collection of short non-fiction pieces by Jessica M. Tuckerman. Lorem Ipsum includes "Home," "Exalted," and "Discretion," three pieces about being away from home, a few lessons on social networking, and what it takes to fall in love. Lorem Ipsum is Tuckerman's first published collection.
Compiled Essays: A Liberal Arts Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Legal
Compiled Essays: A Liberal Arts Education A compilation of many essays written while pursuing a B.A. in English at a small, Midwestern liberal arts college.
Eyes Like God
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Essay » Literature
In his new book, Dave Gipson explores what it means to look beyond circumstances and begin to see your life from God's point of view. With His perspective, trials take on deeper meaning, and we learn to trust God's perfect will even when we're not thrilled about what's happening to us. With a mix of inspiration and humor, Dave gives 31 simple yet profound steps toward changing your attitude.
Barefoot MBA
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business
How is life in India's premier rural management institute? Is it the same as other B-schools or any different owing to the exalted mission and vision of the institute's founding fathers? Or due to the peculiarity of the “sector” that it seeks to serve with its “processed human products”? Saboo and Vinnu travel to Anand from Kolkata and New Delhi and end up as next door neighbours in quest for PRM.
Getting Even
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business
Helping men get balanced in life, love and sex
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
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After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone
Series: Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by Hickey's Books. Categories: Essay » Literature
Finding Unauthorized Faith in Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends. The Parable of Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone is the first in a series of seven, one for each of the Harry Potter books.
For Jessica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
When I first wrote “For Jessica” in the summer of 2010, I posted it to my blog as a way to express to my friends what was happening in my life, to my daughter, who suffers from a terrible neurological disease called tuberous sclerosis. At the time I wrote the essay, I had just learned that she had been diagnosed with a degenerative spinal cord disorder. And then an amazing thing happened.
The New Pot Enlightenment
Series: Opinions and essays, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
With legalization sweeping the world, what's needed is a more mature attitude toward cannabis. Steven Hager has spent a lifetime on the front lines of the legalization movement and has long stressed responsible use. Cannabis has always had a very close connection with spirituality, along with math and music.
Skin Deep
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile
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Born with Hidradenitis Suppurativa, I have compiled this mid length essay detailing both the public and personal challenges faced when dealing with this disease; from childhood into adulthood.
China Photos and Reflections: A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
This photo narrative is a compilation of this author's experiences in China since 2001. During the past thirteen years I have had the opportunity to travel to China eight times, during which time I lived there a total of fourteen months. Those experiences are captured in my presentation, which contains a selection of photos that try to capture amazing China and its wonderful culture and people.
Breve guida a Hegel per il secolo globale
You set the price! Words: 15,230. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
Introduzione ai concetti base della filosofia di Hegel esposti nella Fenomenologia dello Spirito con una panoramica dell'influenza del filosofo di Stoccarda sul pensiero e sulla mentalita' contemporanee. L'autore azzarda l'ipotesi che l'attuale crisi finanziaria globali sia una manifestazione della crisi dell'hegelismo economico dopo che il ventesimo secolo ha visto la fine di quello politico.