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News Muse: Humorous Poems Inspired by Strange News
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
News Muse is a collection of news-related, humorous poems. Strange news inspires the author to write poems full of humor, wordplay, rhythm and rhyme. The subject matter is anything but the ordinary. One poem describes the text message of a desperate cow to her beloved; another tells the story of a tourist participating in the search for herself in Iceland. Includes links to the inspiring articles.
LSD Issue #7
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
Well dear readers the wait is finally over! Though it's been a long time coming the seventh issue of LSD is finally out. If you haven't read LSD yet we have just one question. WHY THE HELL NOT? ;)
LSD Issue #6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Sociology
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This is issue #6 of LSD, the brainchild of authors Mikey Lee Ray and Richard Batchelor. In it you'll find plenty of thought provoking articles on current issues, humor and satire. Enjoy!
Canadian Health Policy in the News
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
News Girls Don't Cry
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Today the host of ORA TV’s Newsbreaker, and now calling Larry King her boss, Melissa McCarty worked her way up through the trenches of live television news. But she was also running away from her past, growing up in the roughest of neighborhoods, watching those she knew—including her brother—succumb to drugs, gangs, and violence.
Water Rate Challenge
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In Grand Blanc, Michelle was a former schoolteacher who suffered career-ending injuries in a car accident in her late 20s. Therefore, she and her husband battled their debts for a decade and a half, using every frugal method they knew. When it was time for them to destroy the debt completely, a unsuspecting water rate increase downed the couple and the city's residents. Even the FBI was involved.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Fairy Tale Fusion
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.
Broadsides & Portents
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
In day of long ago, scribes would place news and warning of importance in prominent places for the looking to heed. Today, that tradition is continued by bloggers who accomplish that honored task through the means of advanced electronic communication.
Aurealis #63
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This month's Aurealis brings on the aliens with Gerry Huntman's 'The Pillar of the Small God', an alien contact story featuring communication problems with an intriguing race, and a translating device that doesn't work perfectly. And Liam Pieper’s 'Prophet' provides the sort of world-within-a-world-within-a-world immersion that you may never disentangle yourself from.