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Nature's Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poet Chris Jordan shares his collection of Original Nature Poems inspired by unique life experiences. His collection of poems are a reflection of his life in the Northeast & Southeast United States. The spiritual depth of his writing is reflective throughout this collection. These poems were written across several years & are now being shared with the World for the First Time.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Of Moose and Men: A Skewed Look at Life in Alaska
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
The first volume in a series of collected humor columns written by award-winning author A. E. Poynor. For less than twenty percent of what you paid for the latte you'll spew out your nose while reading this book, you can learn about everyday life in Alaska where laughing about the trials unique to the country is much better than just shivering in the cold.
La cucina da campeggio
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Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
La cucina da campeggio é un tipico modo di cucinare i cibi che ha origine nei pionieri del West, ma ora é usata dagli scouts. Il principio della cucina da campeggio é il non uso di pentolame.
Alpha Males
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
There are three types of Alpha Males, and none of them truly fit comfortably on a man.
How to Survive a Night in a Mental Health Hospital
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Staying in a mental health hospital can be like spending the night in prison. Once you are admitted to the hospital you are now a prisoner of that hospital. You are now set up to be punished for having a mental illness. You might face being locked inside of a room, being tied to a bed, being physically and emotionally abused by other patients, and you might even be subject to abuse from staff.
Elitism
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Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Why the word, and concept get a bad rap. I did not embrace elitism, it embraced me.
Free Falling out of a Marriage
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You set the price! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
I'm getting out, or should I say "falling out", of my marriage. There's a song I always liked, Free Fallin, by Tom Petty, and I realized it summed up my marriage and the problem I had with it. This is a short essay on this personal revelation, and I guess, my justification for moving on.
DSM-V Asperger's Syndrome Does Not Exist Anymore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
In 2013 the DSM-V was released. This time Asperger's Syndrome has been excluded form the DSM-V all together and is now lumped under the term Autism Spectrum Disorders. Asperger's Syndrome will no longer be a medical diagnosis. A disorder that was first introduced in the DSM-IV has now been excluded entirely from the DSM-V. For many adults living with Asperger's this has been hard to swallow.
The Aspie Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
I am sure we have all looked at someone and wondered just what they are doing. They seem so out of it and lost. If you have a child with autism, you probably encounter this quite often. I hear so many parents say “if I could just experience their world for one day.” While it isn’t possible yet to get inside of someone else’s brain this book gives you incredible insight into the mind of an aspie.
No Complaints
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A very short story about how I see things
What is it Like to Be Undianosed Autistic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Ever wonder what it is like to grow up with undiagnosed Autism? It can be challenging living your life not understanding who you are or why things are the way they are. Then once a person is diagnosed it can be even more frustrating that there are no autism related services or therapies provided. Read this book to get a small glimpse into what life with undiagnosed Autism is like.
Not All Step-Parents Are Evil...Though We Might Be Crazy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
In 2009,my stepson, Greg Holcomb-Jacques, was diagnosed with DIPG, which is short for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a type of brain cancer. We shared a very special relationship, and I would argue that even though he was a stepson and not my blood, he was every bit my son as any biological son could have been. I loved him and miss him dearly. But DIPG didn't kill him, and I seek the truth.
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
New Knee New Me - Your Quick Guide To Surviving Knee Surgery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Norman B. Coffey. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
By Norman Coffey. This booklet explains how practical and disciplined efforts 'before and after' knee replacement surgery minimized the challenges and maximized the benefits of the overall experience. Learn how to duplicate for yourself, the super successful results of an insightful and determined patient who documented his story to help everyone planning for knee replacement surgery.
Why We Fish
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013 by NorLightsPress. Category: Essay » Author profile
In Why We Fish, Robert Montgomery examines the reasons we go back to the water and how fishing enriches us. Contributed by ten passionate anglers, the essays on these pages celebrate the tangible and intangible blessings we derive from one of man’s oldest pastimes. What is life all about? Go fishing and find out. But first, enjoy the wonderful essays in Why We Fish.
Castaway
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
The author contemplates his navel, faces some serious self-critiquing, and assesses where he has been, his current position, and where he needs to go. Islands of serenity dot all of our personal seas, but how long do they stay above water?
Eu Me Lembro
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP
Real Friends Are Not Bullies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Before we can begin to understand what friendship is we must first understand what a friendship is not. This is a process that comes naturally to most people; they just know, instinctively, that certain things are not a part of a true friendship. But to those of us on the autism spectrum, we may have been put through years of manipulation to believe that bullies are our friends. They are not.
Why Do Insurance Companies Want Autistic People to Die?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This book is an explanation of how insurance denies necessary treatments for your Autistic children. It explains what those treatments your children need are and why insurance companies refuse to pay for them treating your children like science projects instead of human beings. This is a life or death matter. In this book Travis explains why insurance companies want to kill autistic people.