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Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
This is journalist Sam Quinones' classic collection of nonfiction tales about Mexican immigrants, the border, and more. A dazzling follow-up to his cult classic, True Tales from Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, the Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx. Quinones chronicles the tale of the Tomato King, of a high-school soccer season in Kansas, and of Mexican corruption in an L.A. County town.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
Children of Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Xhosa storyteller Inkululeko tells the story of her life and narrates the history of South Africa from the start of the twentieth century until just before the end of apartheid. He stories help preserve the native African culture, inspiring her people and keeping hope alive.
Tell Tales: A Book on how to 'Tell Tales'
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Writing skills
'Tell Tales' is an innovative new book on how to tell original stories to children. It is full of ideas and suggestions for parents, grandparents, teachers, play-workers and other storytellers to help them begin to make up their own stories, or to help them develop existing skills further. It includes, as examples, a range of stories and games for children up to nine years of age.
Best of bytestories. Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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The best of bytestories (Volume I) contains a collection of funny, awkward, uplifting and/or demoralizing true stories. All are based on real life events which have occurred across the globe with the contributors hailing from all walks of life. You will read stories shared by comedians, school teachers, authors, musicians, and even an ex-US Navy captain.
Through The Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 184,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Through The Hills, the second volume of the Planet Sarnia series, is an action packed adventure story, with multiple interesting characters, terran and alien, to follow and learn more about. In addition, the large tapestry of a tale of conflict between seven intelligent species over the future of Planet Sarnia plays out in the background to the action.
Bangs and Her Bangs
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are the collected stories of my best friend's extraordinary life.
Mozart's Brain - Number 2
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Creative writing demands a wise and effective use of words – especially words that describe. Mozart’s compositions did not waste notes or runs, and never used too few. This little broadsheet speaks to this challenge, and how important a well-designed and assembled vocabulary – or anything else that seeks to persuade – really is for a story .
11 Tips For New Writers
Series: Writing Tips. Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you want to write a story but don't know how to start? Are you wondering how to handle storytelling elements like plot, setting, and point of view? Are you stuck in the middle of your story? Are you looking for encouragement to keep going? This book addresses all of these and more.
Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
In his writing workbook A Story is a Promise, Bill Johnson teaches the mechanics of how to tell a story. The foundation of that process is that a story creates movement and the movement transports the audience. That is the intent of the storyteller, to transport his or her audience. Now, in Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel, he uses detailed reviews of the opening pages of popular no