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The Little Book of Listening: The Soul Painting & Four Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
James Webb’s ‘Little Book of Listening’ is a thought-provoking and beautifully written challenge to the way in which we live our lives in a complex world. Through a set of parable-like short stories, Webb offers us an innovative and creative insight into God’s word and, while being engaging and captivating throughout, the stories never lose their subtle
Contexts for Creative Writing — A Practical Workshop Approach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A structured course in creative writing providing opportunity for users to work through exercises individually. This book is based on the belief that the best writing comes not out of the blue but from a context in which the writer can feel involved, and that writing needs as much practical emphasis as a craft as does woodwork, art or music.
The Farloft Chronicles - Collection 1
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Farloft Chronicles, Collection No. 1 is a combined volume of the beloved tales of Farloft the dragon. Join Farloft for "James & the Dragon," "Kingdom of the Last Dragons" and "Dragon Deception." These are stories for anyone, any age, who loves dragons, great characters and vibrant storytelling.
Writing the Character-Driven Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All good fiction is character-driven. Learn where to get story ideas and how to write a hook and an opening. Learn how to write captivating settings, scenes and endings. Replete with examples and containing two extremely important writing exercises, this concise book is all you need if you want to learn to write character-driven fiction.
Trippin' Through the Oil Patch--A Boy Remembers His Dad
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Each chapter of Trippin' through the Oil Patch is a story all by itself. But each story links with the next, as the book reveals the life of transient laborers in the Rocky Mountain oil fields during the 1940s and 50s. With each story, the narrator, Raymond, moves closer to the end of his oil field days, when, at the age of twelve, his dad is killed in an oil rig explosion.
Who Am I?
Series: Edenia ยท Nikolai's Tale, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Nikolai’s story as said to the High Council as recorded by the Recorder to the group. His story told to religious order of the High Council believing in that group as their god deity on planet Aire.
The Future of Fictions: An argument for and against tradition
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Literature
“The Future of Fictions” argues that the concept of tradition is broken but is too important to throw out. While criticising unquestioned, dogmatic traditions, this essay encourages the tradition of contemplation found in science, philosophy, and many faiths. Drawing on literature, philosophy, and religion, “The Future of Fictions” asks: When is tradition useful, and when should we tear it down?
The Best Fiction, Story & Literature Podcasts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by AA Productions. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
There are so many fiction, story and literature podcasts out there, all vying for your attention! How do you know which to choose? Author David Bain listens to more than 24 hours of podcasts per week and shares his research with you, with commentary and details on the top 15 free podcasts in the category. The podcasts, listed with links, should provide you with hours of happy listening!
Writing Is Not Work: On Finding Your Voice With Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Hermit Muse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
From his unique perspective and experience with National Novel Writing Month, speculative fiction writer D. Anthony Brown explains how to find your voice in fiction writing. He explains what voice is, how fears and "critical voice" can stop writers cold, and the importance of attitude in storytelling.
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.