Books tagged: narrative

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Self-Editing for Writers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Avoid the most common errors this editor has seen over 15 years of freelance editing. This is a compilation of notes on punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, usage, etc. that cover the most common errors I've seen in over 15 years of editing. This, combined with The Seven Writerly Sins, would comprise what not to do if you want to be a successful writer.
Communication and Reconciliation: moving towards embrace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The importance of storytelling in bringing about reconciliation. This book draws from the disciplines of theology, psychology, sociology and anthropology to unveil the mysteries of cognitive and affective engagement that bring about the change in attitude, behaviour and relationship that reconciliation requires and introduces a three-dimensional relational model of the process.
Run to the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Jumping to her feet, Penny shouts, "God's Plan? How could any great and wonderful God come up such a horrible plan! Here, I want you to take this damn stick and beat me! I want you to beat me like you hate me! I want you to beat the living Hell out of me just like I would beat it out of you, if you had caused her death! Now take this and beat me, damn you—beat me!"
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
Out of the Maelstrom
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Series: The Torn Trilogy, III. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Third Book of the Torn Trilogy Literary Narrative Memoir Out of the Maelstrom, completes the Incredible Journey of a Lifetime, as the depth and breadth of the trilogy deepens, covering a decade in which Sara Niles worked in the heart of domestic violence as a Counselor and Trainer.
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.
Urchin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
A short narrative told through the experience of a corpse in the inner city exploring the darker side of civilization. Beyond the glaring light of society, the unbiased eyes of the dead look into the shadows of city life.
Wandering Steps Across a Starry Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,730. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Pyrius is not your typical merchant ship crossing the vast interstellar distances between the far flung colonies of the worlds humanity has come to call their own. But a single uncommon event changes the lives of her crew, and they are soon free to follow their dreams and wander through the stars, never knowing they are destined to change the way humans see those stars for all time.
The Search for African Orality
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Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.