Books tagged: narrative

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So Much More Than A Game
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
During one magical summer, a group of young boys played baseball with heart, spirit and joy, but not at the beginning of the season. Starting as a disparate group, some unhappy with being stuck with a woman coach, some battling their egos, some battling their confidence and some battling their fears, they grew into a team with purpose, and unity, and with a never quit attitude, and they had fun.
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
Ricoeur's Arc and the Internet
Series: The Connected World, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
The rise of interactive online games has challenged traditional notions of storytelling, where author tells and audience listens. This ebook uses Ricoeur's concept of a 'hermeneutic arc' to demonstrate how narratives in online games such as World of Warcraft differ from those presented through traditional media such as print and film.
Light Farm Works
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
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This collection of light verse, written by Iowa native Beth LaBuff, will delight anyone who has lived on, visited, or even seen a picture of a farm. You'll laugh as you read about a corn crib that was repurposed by fowl society in "Barred Plymouth Rock Band," and learn what made a catfish sweat in "Catfish on a Hot Tin Roof." Perfect for family reading, each poem gives a nod to a Bible phrase.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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 Seven Writerly Sins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This nonfiction booklet explains seven common snags committed by many writers when writing narrative.
Travels in the Tibetan World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Travels in the Tibetan World was winner of a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Book (2003). Extreme travel author Michael Buckley sets off on a decade-long quest to explore the bizarre Tibetan world. Join him for a remarkable journey--encompassing sacred realms and skulduggery, chats with the Dalai Lama, and rough trips over snowbound passes.
Writing Realistic Dialogue & Flash Fiction
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book explores why and how authentic, realistic dialogue works to engage the emotions of the reader. In it, we discuss even the nuances and sounds of individual letters and words and the effect of those nuances on the reader, and explains why and how narrative is effective when used in conjunction with realistic dialogue.Includes a chapter on writing flash fiction.
Notes from Writing the World
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This compilation contains the full text of my shorter nonfiction works in a single book: Writing Narrative; Seven Writerly Sins; Creating Characters; Writing Dialect; Writing Great Beginnings; Writing Flash Fiction; and Self-Editing for Writers. You will not get Writing Realistic Dioalogue, Punctuation for Writers, and The Craft of Poetry. You must purchase those separately.