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Entanglement: A Johnny Denovo Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this, his third published case, Johnny must face a vestige of yesteryear. A former colleague needs his help – a powerful weapon has left the lab, and one person is already dead. But who is calling the shots? What are they really after? And why has Johnny’s most trusted ally vanished? Can he unravel the clues in time? Or will he be the next victim of a weapon that leaves no trace?
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Your Invention. How to Develop, Protect & Market It
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 87,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
This book is intended for those clever people who have an idea for a product, but don't know how to proceed. The reader will learn about how to develop it into an invention, the various forms of protection available (it's not only patents), the essentials of licensing, manufacturing and marketing and how to avoid the many pitfalls and scams along the way. Lots of hyperlinks help guide you.
Scientists and Intellectuals in Entertainment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Essay » Sociology
Scientists and intellectuals are often poorly portrayed by the entertainment industry. An easy choice for an evil antagonist is a mad scientist. An equally easy choice for a ridiculous fool is a scientist without common sense. These stereotypes are reinforced again and again in movies, television and literature. It’s amazing when any child grows up wanting to be a scientist, in our culture.
Grey-Dark Poems for Young Intellectuals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inspired by language poetry and the work of Merwin, Bonnefoy, Celan and others, these poems explore the dark beauty of silence, emptiness, difference, solitude, estrangement, evolution, loss, love and time. They are radical acts of interiorization that push the limits of language into mystery and sublimity. The poems attempt some sort of reconciliation within fragmentation and modern loss.
Minimum Wage
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Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This light sci-fi short story is about a young boy who questions the status quo of his privileged life.
Plan Nine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories and life reflections from Dr. Joe Ferguson, PhD Psychology, Fielding University and MBA, Wharton School of Business. Dr.