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AND ANOTHER THING just saying...
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile
In this his first collection And Another Thing just saying…, E. Raymond Tatten offers thirty-five essays – stories and musings with topics as diverse as the childhood loss of his pony, high school days, parenthood and his new senior discount – even finding trouble and two bad things. Most of the essays are responses to writing group prompts, while others are reactions to current events, life ques
A Letter to My Daughters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2018 by homeboundpublications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
“This is travel writing at its most luminous. Theodore Richards combines the storytelling gifts of a bard with the limpid seeing of a contemplative. His social commentary is penetrating without being violent and his advice to his three beloved children is exquisitely unsentimental.” –Mirabai Starr, author of Caravan of No Despair
Bridges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Dive into the forgotten life of a woman who searches for meaning in the everyday, and you will fall deep into a popular online journal to see the extraordinary blossom from the ordinary. In this compilation of both published and previously unseen work, journey with Kymberlie through multiple generations of her life, spanning from a young adult to a mature woman.
If I Could Convince You of Only One Thing: Essays
You set the price! Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
Sincere, satiric, or deadly serious, these essays call for women's equality, social justice and economic fairness for all, fine arts and media education, and rejection of dehumanizing violence in screen entertainment. Causes aside, the author concludes that getting along isn't about what we say we believe (or don't believe), it's about respect.
The Comet's Tail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2018 by homeboundpublications. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age nineteen, Amy Nawrocki returned from her first year of college, scribbled a few notes in her journal, and took a terrifying summer trip. She remembers one night of disorientation, then nothing until Christmas, when awareness slowly restarts. The Comet’s Tail is the story of these missing months: the seizures and fever spikes, the deep nothing of coma, and the unexpected, dramatic recovery.
Mi nombre es Alejo
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Inspirational
Cuando nace un niño con síndrome de Down, le dicen a los padres que su hijo es especial. No sé cuán especial pueda llegar a ser. Pero sí sé que requiero a dos padres que sean especiales. Aunque por momentos pierdo las esperanzas. De todas maneras, siempre estoy dispuesto a darles otra oportunidad.
Yansımalar
Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: Turkish. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature
Yazar "Yansımalar" kitabı ile insanlığın bin yıllardır süre gelen iyi-kötü mücadelesinin analizinin yanında, Doğu ve Batı arasındaki medeniyet savaşının bilinç altında yatan sebeplerini sorguluyor. Aynı zamanda, "salt ve evrensel doğru nedir, mutluluk nedir, insan ne ister?" sorularının cevaplarının peşinde koşarken hayat labirentlerinde kaybolmanın iç huzursuzluğunu da okuyucularıyla paylaşıyor.
Don't Forget to Write
Price: Free! Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
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What happens when life doesn't go as planned? What happens when you have more questions than answers? What happens when you realize you'll never have everything figured out? 'Don't Forget to Write' examines these adventures into adulthood including high school graduation, college memories, losing a job, love, and loss. Sarah shares her collection of essays written from personal experience.
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.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.