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Sunny Days: Chasing the Clouds Away (You're The Inspiration Book 1)
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What were the things that inspired a fledgling writer to create in the years before puberty?
La Estancia de Don Aurelio
You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La Estancia de Don Aurelio es una narrativa genero gauchesco, junto a otros relatos de grandes exponentes de este tipo de poesias como José Hernadez, Estanislao del Campo, otros...
My Tattoo
Price: Free! Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Now when students ask me about my tattoo, I hand them this story. Upon seeing its length, they inevitably ask if I can sum it up. Then, I and every other person who has read it tells them the same thing. If they don't read it, they won't understand.
Il sapore della madeleine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Alla ricerca del tempo perduto: in questo libro infinito, a mille livelli di seduzione (come la coscienza, come la memoria, come l’amore), riletto con stupore sempre rinnovato, mi chiedo se sia lecito cercare una tenera sfumatura di intimità: i cibi magici dell’infanzia e della giovinezza. Chiedo scusa a Marcel Proust se questo racconto può apparire banale .Io credo, tuttavia, che ne sorriderebbe.
Interviews 2010 - 2014
Price: Free! Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
These eleven interviews with Bill Yarrow appeared in online magazines between August 2010 and July 2014.
Dates and Dorothy
You set the price! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Author profile
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdotes and quotations and a short biography.
Mayakovski Mémoires d'Elsa Triolet 1939
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Мною двигало желание сохранить и перевести на родной язык Маяковского ещё один рассказ о нём, возможно самый первый из опубликованных когда-то. Напомнить русскоязычному миру о гениальном русском поэте. И посвятить эту работу своему другу Диме Смелянцеву.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
You set the price! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
Christopher Marlowe - the man who wrote Shakespeare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Essay » Literature
2016 is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Imagine that Christopher Marlowe did not meet his death in a tavern brawl on 30 May 1593 but with the aid of the secret service escaped to Italy and an innocent stranger killed in his place. This essay ponders the idea that the Shakespeare canon was influenced by Marlowe who sent scripts back to England from Padua, his place of exile.
The Most Interesting People in Movies: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When Yousuf Karsh went to Peter Lorre’s home to photograph the famous actor, he saw a sign by the driveway: “Beware of Ferocious Dogs.” The “ferocious dogs” turned out to be a couple of frisky Pekinese, a breed of very small, toy-sized dogs.
The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: When poet Robert Frost was growing up, his favorite book was "Tom Brown’s Schooldays," which was one of the books that his mother read out loud to her children. Young Robert loved the book so much that he wanted his mother to read and reread the other chapters, but he wouldn’t let her read the ending. Why? He wanted the book to never end.
The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Books, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample anecdote: Some sentences have more than one meaning, including contradictory meanings. (A pause in a sentence can be important.) Poet Robert Southey hinted around for a compliment about 'Madoc,' his epic, so classical scholar Richard Porson said, “'Madoc' will be remembered—when Homer and Virgil are forgotten.”
The Coolest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book has 250 anecdotes, including this one: David Foster Wallace’s mother was an English teacher at a community college. She had an interesting way of teaching David and Amy, his sister, proper grammar. If either of them made an error in usage during conversation at the supper table, she would pretend to have a coughing fit until the child acknowledged his or her error and corrected it.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
The Making Of twenty20 Journal Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Diamond Point Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A free e-book describing the process by which twenty20 Journal's Summer 2011 Issue 1: Collaboration was made.
Love by Destination
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(4.67 from 12 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.

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