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The Uncle I Never Knew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Austin had been having strange dreams that he couldn't make any sense of. They felt so real and seemed to be happening more often. He was about to spend the summer with his Uncle Fredric, an uncle he didn't remember ever meeting. And, to make things worse, his mother made him promise to play with his little cousin, Shari. Austin couldn't wait for the trip to be over, and yet it had just begun.
Wondrous Journey: Poems of Love and Less
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Something sour stalely lingers in this particular place of love, drenched in a desperate feeling of regret and loss. I hope that if you ever get half-way near here, you'd run fast for your heart. Before you fall into a trance of recurring abandoned love, I hope you find love and more but never love and less.
Balzac in Brazil
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by My Seashell Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Historical » General
In post-revolutionary France of the early 1830’s, the elite combats dissent and opposition through a network of censors, and unofficial deputies. As modes of surveillance, the police also set up businesses, including brothels, publishers and cabarets, enterprises that affect not only the targeted population but entertainers, actors and authors, among them Honore Balzac and Henri Beyle.
Summer Son
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
As his Concornation approaches, Nicolai finds himself becoming tangled in a quest to stop the spreading Darkness in the west, finishing the work of the parents he cannot remember. Nicolai's tale twists and turns through legend, and myth, in a world where magic is science, and even the stars cannot be trusted.
Narrative, Nature, and the ‘Cock’ and ‘Bull’ Story: The Lockean Tristram Shandy and the Modern Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Problematic Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Laurence Sterne’s Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760) is one of the first English novels to stray from Aristotle's classical literary structures. Tiller's paper explores how this deviation leads Tristram, in the series of events stemming from his birth, to a more precise imitation of nature than, perhaps, adherence to such guidelines could have procured.
Crafting the Character Arc
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Crafting the Character Arc offers a practical guide to character creation and development by expanding upon the concept of the character arc and creating a step-by-step guide for writers to ensure that their characters are dynamic and engaging. This is the essential guide for helping writers create an active and well-defined character arc.
Too Early for Flowers: The Story of a Polio Mother
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY PUBLISHED MEMOIR: Too ambitious for her small Illinois town, Iris is determined to see the world with Washington, DC as the first stop, right before WWII. Her plans are curtailed when she marries a handsome young soldier and they have two boys. Tragically widowed and back home, her younger in braces from polio, Iris prepares herself for the challenges ahead.
The Monster in the Mirror
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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A sort of dramatic horror story with a timeless theme told in free verse.
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00)
The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
Complete Poetry
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a collection of short poems I've carefully chosen to represent the best of my old work. There are forty two poems in all. The span across various themes, and some styles within the work are deliberately experimental. Some of the poems are based loosely on haiku chains, while others are a combination of traditional western forms and eastern forms. This is a sample poetry book collected.