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Once Upon An Albatross... Volume 1 (1999-2005) (Blog Postings)
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Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The first volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about life in Silicon Valley, featuring 20 blog postings from 1999 through 2005, and an appendix on how a Wildcat! BBS in 1995 morphed into various websites over the years until becoming a WordPress blog.
The Beach House
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A wind-swept ocean shore, an old cabin where time seems to stand still and fond memories of family at the beach. A short story from the author of "The Wading Pool."
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
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Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
Chronicle May 13, 2012 - August 24, 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It's the new opus of the my writer's "dairy", that i am still writing from France. Wisdom & Facts & Lauren Sivan
A Diplomat's Wife at the Court of the Tsar
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You set the price! Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs of the wife of a Danish diplomat who was the last Ambassador at the Court of the Tsar in St Petersburg at the time of the Russian revolution. She had unique experiences of the Tsar and his family and provides many insights into the events of the time.
Almost Total Recall
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Price: Free! Words: 388,440. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Almost Total Recall an Autobiography by Terry Aspinall. From 1943 to 2014. Who served in the Royal Marines in Borneo during the Emergency Campaign. Became involved in Hang Gliding during 1973-74 and several Rock n Roll bands around the world. The highlight being when he and a couple of friends managed to change the history of the Modern Hang Glider. 388,455 Words and 1091 Pages.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
Reflections...Tales from Nanna
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Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ms Canning has already published on Smashwords her searing account of deceit and betrayal in the memoire A Tree Change…at any age—and the risks/rewards of meeting a man on the Internet. Now we have a chance to discover a little more about this writer’s background and experiences, through short stories, poems and reflections written over four decades.
Eli Record Eli Queen
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You set the price! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Maybe in some way or fashion, for some reason I think I walk the harder roads and make things harder on myself through personality choices and stupid mistakes as I go forward to my goals to prove to myself that I am the person I have always thought myself to be… that or I’m just a fucking idiot. C.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
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Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Remembering
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Price: Free! Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is comprised of a collection of short stories describing events in the author’s long life. The stories begin in about 1930 and the last one dates to about 1970. The author hopes that at least some of the stories trigger the reader’s personal memories. If so the work will have been worthwhile
Hungry Minds
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Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
The G 5.0
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Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This book concerns THE POLICE and how to deal with them.I share my personal stories of the repercussions of being on the wrong side of the law. The criminal record, the employment factor, finances, prison and even death, stem from bad choices and police involvement. I also include snippets of actual letters sent to me from people I know who were in the pen. See the real side of it. Avoid the life.
Ludwig van beethoven
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Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
this is about beethovens life, from his birth to his death. he was truely a magnificent person and an extraordinary musician.
Letters To God
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Price: Free! Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do I pray? That question inspired this book. When I asked that question. I received several replies to it. The one that made the most sense to me was, “Just talk to Him”. My question to that was, “How do you talk to God”? For me it was easy to put my thoughts down on paper.
Our Dark Knight
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Price: Free! Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal memoir by a mother about the sudden death of her 25-year-old son, a charismatic writer, thinker and athlete, who pushed himself beyond his limits. As she seeks to make sense of the tragedy in the early months of grieving, she incorporates some of the writings he left in his last few months, painting his unique and indelible character, which held his many friends in thrall.
The Red Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
The Way Of The G
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Price: Free! Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My true life experience of joining a gang at 14 and the downward spiral that eventually led to the brink of death. Almost stabbed to death at the age of 17 only surviving by the hands of God and skilled surgeons, I made it a point to bring awareness to the evil that comes with the territory of being a "G", Using my "Second chance" to heal and not destroy. Crimes scene photos, newspaper clips Inc..
JenTil
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief
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Price: Free! Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reverend Wendell E. Mettey chronicles his ongoing journey of faith, determination and vision in his sequel biography What God Desires. In What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief, Reverend Mettey shares a candid account of the struggles and successes the ministry experienced through a ten-year span.