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Writing Down the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This first part of a four-part book)covers the first 15 years of my marriage. It is not so much about me as it is about him. Before marriage, this man was so sweet, so appreciative and so grateful. He knew all the nice words too. After marriage, he lost all those vocabularies and the transformation of his character was out of this world.
War and Peace Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics
War and Peace is considered one of the greatest books ever wrote--but it's an epic in everyway and if you are a little lost, you are not alone! If you need a little help, then this study guide is just for you! This contains a comprehension study of Tolstoy's classic work (including chapter summaries for every chapter, overview of themes and characters, and other historical content). We all need
The Pursuit of Perfection: And How It Harms Writers
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this WMG Writer’s Guide, international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch discusses the destructive ways peer workshops and the quest for perfection derail many writers’ careers. But Rusch offers hope for writers who have suffered at the hands of critique—external and internal—and outlines a path to healing.
A Critical Study of Bapsi Sidhwa's Major Works
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Simple English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
BAPSI SIDHWA (BORN 1938) IS AN AUTHOR OF PAKISTANI ORIGIN WHO WRITES IN ENGLISH AND IS RESIDENT IN AMERICA. SHE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER COLLABORATIVE WORK WITH INDO-CANADIAN FILMMAKER DEEPA MEHTA: SIDHWA WROTE BOTH THE 1991 NOVEL ICE CANDY MAN WHICH SERVED AS THE BASIS FOR MEHTA'S 1998 FILM EARTH AS WELL AS THE 2006 NOVEL WATER: A NOVEL WHICH IS BASED UPON MEHTA'S 2005 FILM WATER.
Oliver Twist In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,490. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” is considered one of his greatest books. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Wilde's classic novel is also included.
October Horror: Musings on Horror Movies
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you have a love for horror movies--for turning off the lights and curling up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn and a cozy blanket and something frightening on the TV--then you'll want to read "October Horror". The author loves horror movies, too, and spent at least 8,000 words writing about his favorites (and his least favorites). There's humor, and maybe even some insights...maybe.
Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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If you want to achieve something original and meaningful with your life, you MUST learn to deal with rejection and criticism. Mark McGuinness shares stories and advice based on 16 years of coaching clients to get past rejection and criticism and achieve their goals. Whether you're an artist, entrepreneur, employee, athlete or campaigner, you'll find plenty of practical inspiration in Resilience.
The Long Fuse - Why The Buddha Never Took Aspirin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
‘Hey, are you suffering from any disorders?’ ‘Hmm, I don’t think so.’ ‘Are you sure?’ ‘Yes, I am sure.’ ‘Then why were you in a lousy mood yesterday and gulping down those aspirins?’ ‘Oh, yesterday was real bad.’ ‘Why was it bad?’ ‘Well, I had slogged and burnt the midnight oil to help my client, and guess what happened?’
Moby Dick In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(Annotated)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 63. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 223,950. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
An obsessed and insane captain leads his crew into dangerous waters. A young man, eager to go to sea and forget his problems, signs on with a whaling ship for the first time. A savage islander shows what it means to be brave, strong, and compassionate. A mighty white whale haunts the dreams of every whaler in the four oceans.