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Rumors of Water: Thoughts on Creativity & Writing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
An Annie Dillard-style writing book that follows the writer's life as much as her philosophy about creativity and writing. Aspiring and accomplished writers will find a place to breathe, in both the memoir-stories and tips that seamlessly address major aspects of creative life—from inspiration to individual voice; from helpful habits, networking and publishing, to reasons we create and write.
On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life that Lasts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Gain insights about developing a sustainable writing career, through helpful stories from the authors’ established writing careers. Overall, explore twelve simple (but vital) habits for being a successful writer—through journaling, writing prompts, bonus activities, and discussion questions.
Notable Non-Fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Non-fiction in short story format can be entertaining too. These five contributions from members of Top Writers Block touch on a variety of subjects from 'Life After Death' to getting a ticket from the police. As always, the authors' proceeds will go to Sea Shepherd who devotes itself to protecting our oceans and the life within.
Graddad's Orchard
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
(3.00 from 1 review)
The orchard is what symbolised much of who my granddad was. For me it meant fun in the leafy rows. But a twist that darkened our hearts changed it all.
The 90-Minute Effect: How We Shape Our Lives by the Hollywood Formula and Rarely Reach Our Own Happy Endings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
'The 90-Minute Effect' explores the subtle manner in which all good stories are molded and shows how we as audience members shape our own lives according to what we see on screen and read in books.
En México y otros siglos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Son quince los relatos que integran este libro, y todos con la ciudad de México como escenografía, en algunos más presente que en otros; pero al fin y al cabo todos con los latidos secretos que encierra una ciudad que ya no existe y que sabemos existió, que sigue allí, ya no igual, aunque siempre dispuesta como un extraordinario motivo para escribirla y describirla.
That's When Buzz Met Bee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 430. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Insects, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A fun & educational introduction to the nature of bees and when they make their buzzing sounds. Your kids will love it!
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. II
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. I
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Life Bits and Other Chunks - Memoirs of an Untrained Man
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
This eBook is specially designed for Smashwords. It is a complete work, but I will continue to update it, probably throughout my life. When you buy a book on Smashwords, you receive the updates for free. Life bits are useful times and events; life chunks are unidentified, unrecognizable pieces of life. Enjoy them both in this collection, and look forward to more in the future!
Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
Run The World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Why do kids run away? How many are there? Is there a reason for runaways, a function, I mean? If you’ve ever wondered why runaways are what they are, this is the book for you. Aspects of transient and deviant behaviors are pit against more complacent and insular notions of culture. Just when you thought it was safe to be at home, runaways abound.
Songs of the Universal Vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Flying With Red Haircrow. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
From dropping the Christmas goose in Berlin, Germany to surviving tornadoes in Alabama, and recounting the stories of WW2 survivors, Red Haircrow also takes the reader into the oral tradition of storytelling among their Native American friends and family, and how life is as a "two spirit" individual. A photo and literary work.
The Bar Series:Bar Anticipation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Trestle Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Three different perspectives, three different experiences of the same event, all colliding together in an evening at Bar Anticipation, translates into one amazing, funny, action filled installment of The Author’s Lab/Collaboration.
Pirates (Пираты)
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Russian. Published: February 23, 2011 by Iouri Haller. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Piracy (International law) - sea robbery, violent actions carried out by privately owned or state courts c to arrest, drowning or robbery committed on the high seas.
Why I Hate Romance
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
New content as of May 2015. Essays by a third-rate novelist. Looking into literature, politics, transportation, polling, a certain beauty contest, fairy tales and anything else that strikes his fancy.
Stories from the Okefenokee
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Against the backdrop of the southern and western edges of the Okefenokee Swamp, long isolated from mainstream Georgia by a lack of exploitable resources, poor roads, vast swamps and protected by swarms of mosquitoes, biting flies and some of the largest rattlesnakes in the United States, these are my stories.
Growing Up With Shanghai- 10 Shanghai Soundwalks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
“Growing Up With Shanghai” is a series of soundwalks with young Shanghainese who were born and raised during the rapid modernization of their city in the 1980s and 1990s. These recordings capture not only their most intimate memories of the locations where they grew up, but also the progress and growth Shanghai has undergone in the past 30 years.