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A Visit From Voltaire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Nominated for the UK's Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004, A Visit From Voltaire brings the incorrigible 18th-century troublemaker back to life as he haunts the Swiss farmhouse of a newly-arrived American and her family. Over the course of a single winter, a comic Voltaire evolves from the Houseguest-from-Hell into her wisest friend, teaching her how to live life to the fullest. Funny and original.
Anne of the Borders - The Story of Anne Hepple, Author, 1877-1959 - by Mary Rawnsley & Wendy Bell Scott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Anne Hepple, novelist, who lived most of her life in Northumberland and Berwickshire. Her books, which often feature thinly-disguised local places have been read and enjoyed worldwide. Print Version Published 2009.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...
The Great Gatsby: A Reader's Guide to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of The Great Gatsby, unlocking its more confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide is a biography of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, and detailed chapter summaries and analysis.
Secrets to a Great Author Biography
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Learn a few easy secrets to writing a great author biography that will entice potential readers to read your book/s.
Newbie Author - This Chick's Journey To Becoming A Self-Published Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I have written of my experiences after self-publishing my first novel and have compiled them together in order to share. Each Chapter represents updates on my own journey over the months, this isn’t a how to book, this is a book of me sharing specifically what I did, my own trials, success and defeats into going the indie route in self-publishing a novel.
Mark Twain A Mini Biography
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is a mini biography about Mark Twain, an American legend, writer, editor, publisher and inventor. His book "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is loved throughout the world and is essential reading in American literature. Learn about his life, his work and interests in a book that give you lots of information but it won't take hours to read like a full length biographical book.
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
Why You Should Believe in Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
After the unexpected and amazing success of the autobiography “why you should listen to me” came the time and opportunity to go deeper in the same subject and into the life of the author, in order to reveal his real life’s purpose, strategy of living and method of thinking.
Why You Should Listen to Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is an autobiography describing a personal insight leading to the author’s decision of becoming a writer. It shows an uncommon path of meaningful experiences and dramatic choices, as well as a peculiar way of observing problems.