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Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC.
You set the price! Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Sociology
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
Background Guy
Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
LIVE YOUR LIFE IN THE FOREGROUND!!! Soon after high school, writer J. Richard Singleton works as a film/television extra and paid audience member. In this humorous essay, he recounts how he realized that there really are small roles in Hollywood--along the way encountering strange characters and some odd interactions with celebrities.
Behind the Smile. A funnier side to the modelling industry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Behind the Smile is a book dedicated to all those who are interested in becoming a model and wondering what happens behind the scenes. The book takes a look at some of the less glamorous elements of the industry and some of the funny incidents that models encounter whilst working as a model. Although portrayed as a serious and glamorous industry, the book aims to show a lighter side to models.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
Back to Back: How We Made Two Feature Films for Dirt Cheap
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Evan Marlowe's personal diary of the chaotic production of his two indie films, Blood Rush and Horror House, full of behind-the-scene stills and screen grabs. "Back to Back" is light-hearted, informative and a quick read.
LSD Issue #8
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,840. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
LSD is back with another exciting issue! I know you're as excited as I am to hear once more from your favorite Smashwords editors and writers Richard Batchelor, Mikey Lee Ray and Jo Lewis. So what's in the new issue then? Take a look and find out!
Food As We Don't Know It
You set the price! Words: 2,200. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A delicious take on how food in India is more than a means to fill your tummy; how it affects and molds various aspects of an Indian's life. This essay is spiced with generous helpings from Bollywood to Sanjeev Kapoor, and from tandoori chickens to shrikhand - to illustrate the gastronomic repercussions of food flowing into language, customs and other aspects of the coulourful land called India.
The Fan's Love Story Encore
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Just can’t get enough of Dirty Dancing? Want to pay homage to the movie and to Patrick Swayze? Want to feel the power of love and relive the magic of Dirty Dancing? Get behind-the-scenes information that you won’t find anywhere else. ‚Ä®Rub elbows with Dirty Dancing producers, stars, singers, songwriters, and filmmakers as you enjoy stories and photos related to the movie.
19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
“19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting” is the second primer written by a working professional who knows how to craft a well written screenplay that people in the movie industry will notice. His expertise comes from being a working screenwriter and an award winning independent movie producer.
Show Me the Love! All Kinds of Love for All Kinds of Stories - Volume One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
Show Me the Love! offers content creators of all genres, styles, and media a rich resource, new ideas, and a comprehensive, practical guide to using the dynamic and dramatic power of Love in all their stories. Each chapter includes myths, media examples, symbols, styles, and more. Content consumers of all types of media will find this information enhancing their own understanding and enjoyment.
Review of 5 Best Action Movies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is the review of the movies of the action genre to cater to the movie review needs of the action movie fans.Five movies selected for review are Rambo-III,Eraser,Broken Arrow,Hanna,Rocky
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Those who can’t do… teach. This old adage has ended up being true with books about screenwriting. The authors have no real industry experience as working screenwriters. “20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting” is a primer written by a working screenwriting professional who knows how to craft a well written script that people in the movie industry will notice.
50 Movies That Need To Be released On Blu-Ray
Price: Free! Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book is about Film, and Movies I feel should get an Upgrade over DVD To The big Ol Blu-Ray Format. I have provided links as well so you can join in and provide your own list of movies you would like see get the Blu-Ray Treatment.
Circus Towne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Elephants galloping on snowmobile trails, clowns in the backyard, horses running down the Garden State Parkway, these are just a few of the adventures of Ronnie Francis in the amusing story "Circus Towne". Circus Towne is a comical memoir about a girl growing up in a tourist business in the white mountains of New Hampshire. Re-live the 70 and 80's amusement trends from clowns to video games.
The Screenplay Checklist: 57 Ways To Get Your Script Laid
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Professional readers throw out thousands of scripts every day for the 57 reasons listed here. How to make your script look sexy? How to offer your reader a smooth, flawless experience? Download now and find out!
How To Get the Most Out of Netflix
Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Netflix is a virtual trove of entertainment. Its sheer size and endless flux of titles coming and going offers great opportunities for entertaining viewing – if you can locate the right titles, that is. How often have you sat down, and even though you know Netflix teems with content, you are basically stuck for which title to watch? This book tackles that subject head on.
The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 1
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 191,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Dress Circle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From opening nights to closing nights. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring Broadway to life each night.
Stalking Hollywood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Stalking Hollywood is Kelly Brandt’s ultimate guide to the world of Celebrity Spotting. Filled with the hush-hush and behind the scene information you’ll need to see and meet your favorite stars. Included are the secrets the professionals use and the tips the A-listers don’t want shared. With just one click, you’ll have everything you need to create memories that will last you a lifetime.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.