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Hand-Dyes For Sale: How I Turned My Hobby Into A Business
Price: Free! Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to turn a favorite craft or art-based hobby into a business? Melissa reveals both frustrating and funny experiences with her hand-dyed fabric business. What started as a simple, online shop soon filled her days (and nights) with new challenges, opportunities, and unexpected visitors.
Love by Destination
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
The Red Flyer
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
When Real Life Begins
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Hungry Minds
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
A True Childhood Haunting
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
Plum Loco
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A fist-punching brawl between mothers and grandmothers at Toy "R" Us that forever changed my childhood. (A 950-word essay.)
From The Heart
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This is an account of betrayal that comes straight from Flo's heart.
A Day of Drowning
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this short story a day of snorkeling and spearfishing goes horribly wrong when experienced free-diver Scott Gordon stalks an intended quarry over the Edge of the Deep. By the time he realizes it, there's not enough air left in his lungs to make it back to the surface.
Following Moira: Azure Fragment
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please don8 to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
The Oklahoma Summer
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What do you do when your only friend just wants to sleep with you? The Oklahoma Summer is a quirky—and true—short story about an improbable friendship between a clueless Yale student and a small-town Oklahoma drag queen. Dry and amusing, The Oklahoma Summers is an insightful look into the hidden corners of small towns and imperfect friendships.
My Journey With Depression: a short recount of a self-harm and depression survivor
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Depression is very common, yet very misunderstood. By sharing my story, I hope to be able to clear up some misconceptions about depression and self-harm, all the while reaching out to those struggling with it and letting them know that they are not alone.
Ziggy Zenn And The Rescue Of Roy Rogers
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1954, my dad was an out of work alcoholic seldom home. Mother worked two jobs but wanted her three kids to have the benefit of the newest invention - the TV. In town was a Jewish couple who 13 years earlier were liberated from Auschwitz. They owned a convenience store and as with the gift of the Magi provided this Catholic family with a Christmas we would otherwise not have benefit of.
A Giant And The Mile Of Steel
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In memory of a young italian scientist, Marco Vergelli.
Withdrawal
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Hell of withdrawal...the Hell I am living...
Playing with Toys
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Playing with Toys is a collection of 13 stories from various authors that all center growing up with our toys. They range from stories about different types of toys to collecting as a kid, playing with toys outside and about the adventures we made up while playing with our toys.