Osie Turner

Biography

Writer, Blogger, Eccentric.

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The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
The Dance Manias of The Middle Ages
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Dance Mania was a craze that hit Europe primarily in the late fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Gangs of people, usually young, would spontaneously gather in circles and begin a spasmodic, jerking, convulsive dance. They would twist and contort wildly, scream, and even foam at the mouth.
Sacred Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
The focus of this essay is on the position that blood holds in Paganism, Judaism, and Christianity, and the similarities between them. The author forgoes some of the more obvious details for the more interesting, lesser known aspects of these religious heritages.
The Wellington Manuscript
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The following document was found posthumously in the cell of Dr. George Wellington, Professor Emeritus of Philology, Kingsport University, executed May 5, 1953, at Louisiana State Penitentiary. The handwriting was surprisingly meticulous, apparently the product of a calm and composed mind, despite the clear break from reality Dr. Wellington suffered the final years of his life.
Tod Robbins- The Life of the Reclusive Master of the Bizarre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Tod Robbins is best known for his short story "Spurs," which was later adapted into the infamous movie "Freaks!" However, next to nothing is known about the author's life. This book is the first biography on this independently wealthy, athlete, concentration camp survivor, and unsung visionary.

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