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YOUR STORY, MY WAY: A Memoir on Memoirs by R.D. Byron-Smith
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Novelist R.D. Byron-Smith's latest memoir on how to write a memoir is "a book for inexperienced writers who don't want to look like it." It is also a worthy follow up to his bestselling True Stories I Never Told My Kids. Packed with colorful anecdotes and a treasure trove of writing tips and tools from 40 years of journalism, it's a must for anyone wanting to write a memoir or family record.
Writing Rules, Revised by Lancelot Schaubert
Price: Free! Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
From the author and producer of COLD BREWED and THE JOPLIN UNDERCURRENT come these twenty-six articles on the craft, previously sold to markets like Writer's Digest, The Poet's Market, Author in Progress, and The Historical Writers of America. The rules of writing shift so that they can land well on modern ears. Here are my revisions.
My Human Condition by Charles Bear
Price: Free! Words: 132,660. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Not your average self-help book. In this guide the author creates a framework for the experiences of life, be they bad or good, which will allow you to boost your productivity, passion and fulfillment. The author discusses topics such as: what it means to live with courage and overcome fear, how to develop love and intimacy in relationships, the source of creativity in our lives, and more.
The Crane Dance: Taking Flight in Midlife by William Finger
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This memoir recounts how job loss triggered Finger to come to grips with long buried guilt as a white Mississippian and a family history of depression. His responses to major life transitions had hobbled him in dealing with fatherhood, breadwinning, and vocation. Drawing on the men’s movement, expressive arts, meditation, anti-depressants and therapy, he discovered a new vitality for life.
Mental Models and Successful Ideas by Valentin Matcas
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,560. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you want to have genuine, successful ideas throughout life, then you have to understand how you generate and control ideas, and how your ideas integrate within your cognitive system. This book teaches you how to conduct your mental models in order to generate successful ideas throughout life, with emphasis in business, arts, needs, science, sports, and much more.
What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin by Sebastian Marincolo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Can a marijuana high enhance cognitive abilities? How much did cannabis inspire outstanding personalities like Charles Baudelaire, Walter Benjamin, Billie Holiday, John Lennon, Carl Sagan, and so many others? “What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin” is a collection of 20 groundbreaking neurophilosophically inspired essays on the astounding positive potential of the marijuana high.
Motivation for Creative People: How to Stay Creative While Gaining Money, Fame, and Reputation by Mark McGuinness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Writer and creative coach Mark McGuinness helps you figure out the different motivations you have for your creative work - from joy and inspiration to money, fame, reputation, and the influences of other people - to create a fulfilling and rewarding creative career. Packed with practical advice and stories from Mark’s own experience, his coaching clients, and famous creators past and present.
A Woman Writing by Mary Lou Sanelli
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015 by Pleasure Boat. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Sanelli relates the comedy and the heartbreak of the writing life: how little it has to do with literary circles and clout and how much it has to do with limitless uncertainty, publishing anxiety, finding a way to make the process of writing, of life, one's joy, rather than relying on any outcome and the importance of viewing each let-down along the way as a triumph.
See What You Think, How to Work Better and Faster With VisiMap by Norah Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A how- to guide using VisiMap or any mind mapping software to enhance productivity in business and personal life.
How to Start Writing Your Novel by Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
The Three Sources of Creativity: Breakthroughs from Your Head, Heart and Gut by Betsy Brandt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Everyone is creative—even you! You have three intelligence centers, which serve as distinct sources for creativity. Each one is equal in capacity to deliver breakthrough results. Learn how to take advantage of each source in your own creative process: Your head, heart and gut intuition. You'll complete a three-center self-assessment and learn about your composite creative process.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: What Story Arc in Film Can Teach Novelists by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
The Divine Feminine Fire: Creativity and Your Yearning to Express Your Self by Teri Degler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,630. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Institute for Consciousness Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Divine Feminine Fire tells the stories of five women and two saints, Christian and Hindu – and how the divine feminine fire, awakening within them, ignited an extraordinary creative outpouring. Woven around these stories is an exploration of the surprising parallels found in Shakti, Sophia, and Shekinah – and the way the divine feminine can light your own creative fire. Exercises included
The Entrepreneur and Innovation from A to Z by Dr T William Hefferan
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 201,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Filled with real-life examples, this book is a unique light reading approach to learning how to become a successful innovative entrepreneur. A collection of diverse articles ensures you won’t put the book down. Hard facts, research results, real-life stories and enough humor to entertain, you'll have advice for all aspects of starting and succeeding in any entrepreneurial endeavor and business.
Pack Ahorro, 3 ebooks A un Precio Excepcional by Ainhoa Montañez, R. Brand Aubery, J. K. Vélez, & Sofía Cassano
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 51,100. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2015 by PROMeBOOK. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Consigue estos tres ebooks a un precio excepcional: 301 Chistes cortos y muy buenos, Colección Completa Cuentos y Aprende a dibujar en una hora.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
Sober Play: Using Creativity for a More Joyful Recovery by Jill Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Sober Play is for anyone looking to find more joy and meaning in recovery. You don’t need talent or special skills to be creative. You just need the same things you need for recovery: willingness, courage, and perseverance. Although I had never been an artist, doing creative play changed my life and strengthened my recovery. I hope creative play can do the same for you.
The Art of Collecting Poetry by Brian Paul Allison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Create your own personal anthology to get even more enjoyment from your best loved poetry. Think of this as a self-help book for the poetry-collecting hobbyist. This book offers a range of memorization and public speaking techniques to help presenters add power to their talks. It is also a memoirette describing my journey into the depths of wisdom poetry, self-mythologization, and other fun stuff.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas by Jerry Dunne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.
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