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War Stories: Tiananmen Square 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
A memoir of covering the June 4th 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the question of whether any students were killed.
War Stories: Beirut 1982
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The question is, how many mistakes can you make in a war zone and remain alive? Veteran network television producer Terry Irving--winner of 4 Emmys--tells the truth about how he covered War in Beirut. Covering the news is easy. Staying alive when you clearly have no idea what you're doing is HARD. With personal photos and links to YouTube videos.
War Stories: The Berlin Wall 1989
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » World
"The End of History" was how the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Soviet Union was described. I was there-on the EASTERN side of the Wall--and, trust me, it was very different than you may have been told. Finally, here is the truth of that day through the perspective of a journalist with decades of experience (and no sleep.) With pictures and a link to the Video of the Historic Occasion.
Anna Hastings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The riveting tale of one woman’s journey and her rise to power, Anna Hastings gives readers an inside glimpse into the workings of journalism in Washington. Drury takes his own experience in the field to reflect on the state of journalism in the 1970s. In contrast to his other series’, notably Advise and Consent, he humanizes the very field he often calls into question.
Deadline to Desire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Mahogany Marsh loses a promised promotion, she knows it's time for a change. Her solution: dump her sorry-ass boyfriend and finish that novel—the one with only the first and the last sentence written. But when Mahogany realizes her new boss is perfect hero-fodder for her novel-in-progress, things start to heat up--for her fictional hero and heroine and for Bran and Mahogany.
Bad Publicity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glitz, glamour, and the grime coating: it all is Jackson Hardy’s beat as he shills for the tabloid magazine Our Spinning World. Toss a ghost named Madame Blue into the mix, squeeze the special sauce out of a few forlorn celebrities, shake until buzzing, and watch that bad publicity bubble over.
Charlie Hebdo: The Global View
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When the Charlie Hebdo killings happened in Paris in early 2015, attention swivelled to the way that terror and accusation are being used to try and stifle debate. But these are discussions that are not only being held in France. Here writers around the world including Ariel Dorfman and David Edgar write on ways that journalists and artists have been threatened over the years
Dispatches from the Eastern Front: A Political Education from the Nixon Years to the Age of Obama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"A vivid eyewitness history of our recent political past. It is an engaging narrative for anyone who likes a good story and a wonderfully practical book for politicians and public servants--or any young person considering a public service career. Terrific." --John Casey, Winner of the National Book Award for SPARTINA
Auguste and The Condition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Nobody's career change was every this rough . . . or rewarding! Auguste Kensley just wanted a vacation, a break to reconsider his chosen career and get his head together. Someplace exotic, a paradise on earth. Then she arrived. Was it new love, or was she only a deadly temptation, one to be avoided at all costs? Then they came, with The Condition. But was it really an offer of freedom?
What the Hell Were You Thinking?: Good Advice for People Who Make Bad Decisions
Series: The Alternate Reality News Service, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The sixth collection of Alternate Reality News Service articles is the second to feature the advice columns of Amritsar and The Tech Answer Guy. This humourous science fiction journalism may not be as good as your mom's chicken soup, but at least it won't nag you to tell it when you're going to get married!