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Like a Guardian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like a Guardian is the autobiography of Holocaust survivor, artist, author/playwright and musician Leo Cappel. Graduate of the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam, and immigrant from Holland to New Zealand. Leo and his wife built their own yacht, and lived aboard for 16 years. Format: Leo recounts his memories to his granddaughter Tracy. Suitable for adults and teenagers. Easy reading.
The Day God Returned
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Plays » Australian & Oceanian
This is a short play that looks at the day God returns and sits down and has a chat with a patron of the local pub. Funny and thought provoking for those with an open mind. Can you handle it?
What's So Great About Shakespeare? A Biography of William Shakespeare Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary
The story of William Shakespeare begins with his birth on April 23, 1564. He was born to a Catholic family in a time when Queen Mary I of England was doing her best to convince the entire country to support the Catholic Church. But when Shakespeare turned 4 years old, a new Queen sat down on her throne – and under her rule Catholics (include Shakespeare’s parents) would be treated very differently
Lucid Dreaming - March 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The March issue includes, "The Green Room,” where a group of actors rebel during a performance and “An Octopus Swimming the Worst Ocean,” where a man remembers what it is truly important to him.
The Playwright's Workout - Exercises for the Dramatic Imagination from Professional Playwrights
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
This collection of exercises is designed to build creative muscle in students of playwriting and will prove useful as well to working dramatists who want to build their skills while stretching their imaginative powers. Contributed by some of America's foremost playwrights and playwriting teachers, these varied and inventive exercises offer new sources for dramatic inspiration.
Free Fire Zone - A Playwrght's Adventures on the Creative Battlefields of Film, TV, and Theater
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Theresa Rebeck’s career has hopscotched between the Off-Broadway successes of plays such as Spike Heels, The Family of Mann, and View of the Dome, to award– winning work writing and producing network television such as NYPD Blue, to writing screenplays for independent and studio features. This writer’s guide is both a discussion of the writer’s craft.
Les Années Sourdes, Vol 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Plays » European / French
Ce deuxième volume de pièces débute avec “Le Mollusque,” un long monologue du point de vue d’un escargot sur le malentendu existant autour de la définition du mot épicurien, qui le rend pas du tout heureux, puisqu'il est sur le point de se faire déguster. “Grisou en Atomiseur,” représente les premiers pas vers un théâtre psychologique, vers un soucis de vouloir capter une essence humaine.
The Real Life Inspiration Behind Oscar Wilde’s Work: A Play-by-Play Look At Wilde’s Inspirations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Fiction often imitates real-life. That was certainly the case for Oscar Wilde. This book is part biography, part critical study. It examines all of Wilde’s published and unpublished work to see what was happening in her life that she might have used as inspiration for her fiction. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publi
Playground for Talking Heads
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Plays » American / African American
The Playground is the Thing: "Why did you bring me here? To a place like this?" asks the bewildered Kate while trapped in the conceptual hopscotch of Frederic Colier’s relentless imagination. As moral outrage resurfaces in our overtly self-conscious Look-Forward-In-Angst generation, it becomes apparent that our intellectual community is in dire need of a playground.
Saints on Stage: An Anthology of Mormon Drama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 242,260. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical
This volume anthologizes some of Mormonism's best plays from the last several decades, several of them published here for the first time. Included are historical backgrounds and playwright biographies, as well as an introduction that provides an extensive overview of Mormon drama.