Books tagged: storytelling

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Creature Discomforts: The Boogy Cats and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Enter the strange cracked world of these enchanting short stories; a world where it is common to find a platoon of cats executing an elaborate revenge, baby alligators returning from the dead, and other discomforting glimpses into the lives of so-called ordinary creatures. These stories might stay with you a long time, like a persistent dream – or a recurring nightmare.
Childish Discoveries: The Sandwich and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Look through innocent childish eyes in these 7 short stories, and discover that those eyes may not be so innocent after all. A sandwich turns deadly, a trampoline becomes an avenger, and the hallway coat closet harbors a secret occupant. These stories and others may make you remember your own childish discoveries in the mysterious grown-up world.
Why I Still Have Not Written My Flatland Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Essay » Literature
Mario Milosevic chronicles his attempts to equal or better Edwin Abbott’s 125-year-old Flatland novel as he explains his ideas for a Flatland story set in the skin of a dead whale. Part memoir, part essay, part story, this exploration of the intricacies of creativity takes you on a road not yet taken & invites you to consider the question: Are some stories better off not written at all? (article)
Writing Genre Flash Fiction the Minimalist Way
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Rob Preece. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Is it really possible to write a complete story, with characters, dialogue and plot, in only 1000 words or less? Author and educator Michael A. Kechula says it's not only possible, he shows us how. With exercises in starting your story, in naming characters, in cutting words, and eliminating 'bookisms' Kechula passes his hard-earned wisdom to aspiring flash fiction writers.
Archetypes Alive in King Arthur's Camelot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The story of a thirteen person tour to King Arthur's Britain in the 1990s when each of the participants was subsumed by an archetypal character from Camelot. Robert Bela Wilhelm is identified as "The Storyteller" and Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm was the organizer of the event for Storyfest Journeys. Read more about the strange spell that befell the travelers in the Long Description (below.)
Terremoto, the Earth Quakes in Assisi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
The travelogue of the 1997 earthquake in Assisi, and the nineteen pilgrims who risked the dangers to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi. A miraculous tale of how the earthquake closed down buildings, and at the same time opened up hearts. Told by the leader of the pilgrimage, Dr. Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm.
Arabian Sands, A Book Review
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.
Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
With the decline of traditional journalism, there’s an increased need for trusted information. This presents a huge opportunity to individuals, communities, companies and organizations. Storyteller Uprising explains why individuals and organizations are now seizing control of communication through story and digital technology.
88 Ways To Tell Funnier Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations, Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
Gain confidence to make your stories, case studies and anecdotes funnier. For speakers, trainers, educators, writers, professionals and people who want to laugh. Buy as a fun read, as a workbook or to have on your computer as an affirmation! 'Now when I get asked "How can I make my stories funnier, like yours?" I'll be able to simply tell them to read your book! " Tim Gard International Humorist