Books tagged: storytelling

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The Future of Fictions: An argument for and against tradition
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Literature
“The Future of Fictions” argues that the concept of tradition is broken but is too important to throw out. While criticising unquestioned, dogmatic traditions, this essay encourages the tradition of contemplation found in science, philosophy, and many faiths. Drawing on literature, philosophy, and religion, “The Future of Fictions” asks: When is tradition useful, and when should we tear it down?
The Best Fiction, Story & Literature Podcasts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by AA Productions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
There are so many fiction, story and literature podcasts out there, all vying for your attention! How do you know which to choose? Author David Bain listens to more than 24 hours of podcasts per week and shares his research with you, with commentary and details on the top 15 free podcasts in the category. The podcasts, listed with links, should provide you with hours of happy listening!
Writing Is Not Work: On Finding Your Voice With Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Hermit Muse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
From his unique perspective and experience with National Novel Writing Month, speculative fiction writer D. Anthony Brown explains how to find your voice in fiction writing. He explains what voice is, how fears and "critical voice" can stop writers cold, and the importance of attitude in storytelling.
Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
This is journalist Sam Quinones' classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more. A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx. Quinones chronicles the tale of the Tomato King, of a high-school soccer season in Kansas, and of Mexican corruption in an L.A. County town.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
Children of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
Tell Tales: A Book on how to 'Tell Tales'
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
'Tell Tales' is an innovative new book on how to tell original stories to children. It is full of ideas and suggestions for parents, grandparents, teachers, play-workers and other storytellers to help them begin to make up their own stories, or to help them develop existing skills further. It includes, as examples, a range of stories and games for children up to nine years of age.
Best of bytestories. Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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The best of bytestories (Volume I) contains a collection of funny, awkward, uplifting and/or demoralizing true stories. All are based on real life events which have occurred across the globe with the contributors hailing from all walks of life. You will read stories shared by comedians, school teachers, authors, musicians, and even an ex-US Navy captain.
Through The Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 184,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Through The Hills, the second volume of the Planet Sarnia series, is an action packed adventure story, with multiple interesting characters, terran and alien, to follow and learn more about. In addition, the large tapestry of a tale of conflict between seven intelligent species over the future of Planet Sarnia plays out in the background to the action.
Bangs and Her Bangs
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are the collected stories of my best friend's extraordinary life.