Books tagged: creative nonfiction

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 26 results

Scary Monsters and Super Freaks: Stories of Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Murder
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 178,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Mike Sager’s bestselling debut collection is now available as an e-Book with new material added. The nineteen true crime stories include tales of porn star John Holmes, superfreak Rick James, beaten motorist Rodney Glenn King, Rap empresario Eazy-E, and many more. Says E! Online: “Don’t pick this one up if you have somewhere to be the next morning."
As Good as a Feast: Essays on Enough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The authors whose essays appear in this anthology explore the concept of “enough” from a variety of perspectives. One author explores psychological theories, while another draws her inspiration from the Bible. One thread that runs through all of these essays is that of the compelling personal stories that have led the writers to learn that “enough” really is as good as a feast.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Best of Black Heart (2014)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Author profile
Celebrating 10 years of publishing short fiction, poetry, author interviews and tons more indie literary content, Black Heart Magazine's BEST OF BLACK HEART 2014 contains only the best contributions from the online magazine's myriad contributors, including author interviews with heavy hitters like Chuck Wendig, Rhiannon Frater, Jessica McHugh and more.
In the Eye of the Beholder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
This personal essay about beauty and self-image was called an"unflinching examination of modern standards of beauty and the author’s own insecurities." Framed during the events of a family wedding, author Margery Bayne explores her complicated relationship with her looks, built upon her experiences as an childhood "ugly duckling" and exploration of modern beauty culture.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.
The Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This poignant personal essay about the reunion between a birth mother and her son won Event magazine’s creative nonfiction contest and was anthologized in Somebody’s Child.
My Country: Essays and Stories from the Edge of Wilderness
Price: Free! Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Nowick Gray harks to the tradition of Emerson and Thoreau in portraying his “life in the woods” of interior British Columbia in the last two decades of the twentieth century. These vivid essays and fictional stories reach from the environment of our collective past to remind us of the enduring mysteries of nature still around and within us all.
Poetry Techniques for the Fictionist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
How writers of fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction can apply the techniques of poetry to make their prose stand out.