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The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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This is an account of my own personal online indie self-publishing endeavor, which ended horribly. I want to help people avoid my mistakes. Within this text I will give you advice on how to seek representation by a literary agent and possibly get a legitimate publishing contract with a reputable company.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
99 Films and Cartoons Your Children MUST See Before Growing Up: OR THEY'LL TURN OUT TO BE AXE MURDERERS!!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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A list of old-time movies meant to work as a guide for parents to help make TV time for their kids an enjoyable experience that also respects the innocence of childhood. This isn't a list of just classic films; it also includes lesser-known B-movies that also tell good stories.
Movie Ratings, Mormonism and Morality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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An examination of Mormon attitudes and practices in regard to the MPAA's film rating system.
So You Want To Do VO? Getting Started in the Voiceover Business
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Voiceover work for Internet podcasts, audio books, and E-learning -- just to name a few-- is in high demand. Author Rob Marley, a working, voiceover talent, not only gives step-by-step instructions on what is needed to be successful in the VO industry, he gives tried and true examples of how to get work in this rewarding business.
Family Matters: Addictions, OCD and Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Before he committed suicide on 11 Feb. 2015, James A. Kasmir wrote about his struggle with OCD and prescription drug addictions in short stories, plays, poems and autobiographical files in a computer at Straight Up-which is funded by Ventura California Behavioral Health Department, Alcohol and Drug Programs. Kasmir's sister published those documents to engage discussion and offer solutions.
LSD @ The Movies #2 Twilight Of The Gods
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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A short free article about a phenomenon in film today that is ruining the movie industry or at the very least diluting the impact of its biggest films and franchises.
A Hollywood Literary Agent's Blunt Guide on How to Write Stories That Sell!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017 by DeckersPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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I am a Literary Agent at one of the top four agencies and get a ton of emails each day from writers who want to pitch their story to me. The ones I delete the fastest all start with "I have a completely original story" and the ones I actually read give me their three comps within the first three sentences. If you are not sure what that means, then this blunt guide is definitely for you!
Movies That Witness Madness Part II
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series dedicated to the trashy, schlocky, stupid joys of Midnight Cinema. Part II, "Strange Invaders", includes Cat Women Of The Moon, Santa Claus Conquers The Martians and Teenagers From Outer Space.
Movies That Witness Madness Part III
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series extolling the trashy, schlocky stupid joys of midnight cinema. In Part 3, you'll discover which film left a drug-addled Stephen King helpless with laughter, how Neil Sedaka was humiliated by a jellyfish and find out which director got their start on Korea-made King Kong knock-off.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Movies That Witness Madness Part IV
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series exploring the trashy, schlocky, silly joys of midnight cinema. Part IV, "Dwain Esper Goes To The Drive-In" focuses on the peddlers of cheap Drive-In movies who became the kings of turning a profit from trash, including Herscell Gordon Lewis and Al Adamson.
Movies That Witness Madness Part V
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Which film repeats a shot of Sybil Danning disrobing seventeen times during the end credits? Why did it cause Christopher Lee to apologize to director Joe Dante? And did he know he was appearing in a send-up? In part 5 of this ongoing series, you'll get the answers to these burning questions as well as discovering why we never got to see David Hasselhoff in Pet Sematary 3...
Movies That Witness Madness Part VI
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Attention zombie fans! Like gratuitous gore, diabolical dubbing and showering starlets? In Part 7 of our ongoing series, "Spaghetti Flesh Eaters", you'll get the lowdown on those incomparable Italian Dawn of the Dead knock-offs Burial Ground, Zombie Creeping Flesh, Nightmare City, Zombie Flesh Eaters 2 and more! So dim the lights, open the brewskis and enjoy a bonkers b-movie extravaganza!
Movies That Witness Madness Part VII
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Just because a movie "falls off the screen" doesn't mean it can't be entertaining. Especially if it ends with a naked Susan Strasberg shooting lasers at a 400 year old Indian Medicine Man. In space. In Part 7, "Hollywood Horses#1t", you'll get the lowdown on such incomparable cinematic travesties as The Manitou, Megaforce, House of the Dead and many more...
The Least Action Heroes
Price: Free! Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Bad action movies may be the guiltiest of pleasures, but they're also a ton of fun. Whether you're watching Rutger Hauer fight a rubber-suited monster or Chuck Norris single-handedly thwarting a Communist invasion, there's a strange appeal to their occasionally inept, often silly shenanigans. This book is an in-depth celebration of such films, including the likes of Hercules, Silent Rage, etc.
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
LSD Issue #6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Sociology
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This is issue #6 of LSD, the brainchild of authors Mikey Lee Ray and Richard Batchelor. In it you'll find plenty of thought provoking articles on current issues, humor and satire. Enjoy!
LSD @ The Movies #3 I Am Legend Real Vs Reel
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Literature
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Compares Richard Matheson's classic book I Am Legend with the latest film version of the same name. This is the first in a series titled Real Vs Reel where we will be comparing books to their film adaptations.

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