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Three Stories About Extremity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What bubbles up in your consciousness when faced with the extremity of death, either yours or others with whom you interact? The theme of the individual in extremis links these three stories, each singular in its account of the moment we all know we have coming.
Three Stories About Book Folk
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Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Once we learn to read for pleasure, we become "book folk." These three tales point out the humor and the pitfalls of pursuing the literary life. A bookstore coffee klatsch turns into a battle of the sexes, two screenwriters retaliate after a snooty producer high hats them, and D.D.T. Mumford escapes the slush pile at his white shoe New York publishing firm by dumpster diving for a best-seller.
Dominance Games: An Essay on Power A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Novel....An essay on Power.....Truth floats through gauzy mists. Cynicism is wrapped in soft cloth. There is fear, intimidation, loss. There is ecstasy, the traps of history, of identity, of territory, of belief. There is passion. There is wisdom. There are kills. Histories with long roots, many mothers, unyielding fathers. Mean and lust are tempo. Winners win. Losers do not.
Lust Games: An Essay on Honor A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cynical chiselers, power hungry bastards,low rent power vacuums. Lust driven temptresses. Besotted clowns. Worlds in flux. Integrity. Victory. Lovers. A muse. Honor; the wicked master. Redemption, the tough and unforgiving act. Lust; the wicked mistress. Legacies. Paradise lost. Happy little gnomes scamper about the rivers and eddies of rancid muses,fallen idols,decrepit absence of godly wonder
Prophet's Paradox
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A life and death battle of wits between a modern day mathematician certain of his insights into reality and a world-weary prophet with a jaded nature who is dead set on teaching mankind a lesson. Heady gamesmanship ensues leading to a surprising conclusion.
Psychology of Gamesmanship - How to Manage Mind Games and Tricks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book is your protection against unscrupulous opponents who attempt to win by using a variety of psychological tactics. These ploys are common in competitions at all levels. When on the receiving end of these efforts, your focus is affected and the outcome is thrown into confusion. You can lose games that should have been yours if those distractions had not been brought to your attention.
The Art of Team Coaching - How Sun Tzu Would Coach Coaches
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
This book contains the true and real secrets of competition. Within are guidelines to effective training, thinking, planning, and execution. The details presented here remove uncertainty and confusion from your game plans. Every problem now has an answer; every difficulty has a responsive plan.
Bar Pool: Matters of Shrewd Gamesmanship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
Bar Pool is a book about gamesmanship, and its goal is to survey the many comical situations and fascinating subtleties that arise from playing pool in dingy dive bars. It focuses on the psychological tactics that are so successful in achieving victory within that dark arena, while hinting at their broader applications to everyday life.