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by Nan LundeenMoo of Writing is a unique guide that combines science and meditative wisdom. Poet and journalist Nan Lundeen inspires writers with contemporary scientific research and gentle advice based on her lifetime experience as a writer. Moo of Writing empowers new and established writers, building self-confidence, nudging them along with tips and writing exercises, and drawing on their own inner wisdom through meditation. Discover how walking ten minutes a day can jump-start creativity. Learn how holdin... more
by H. Sharif WilliamsRecognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men is a collection of short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, critical essays and visual art produced by 61 cisgender and transgender bisexual, pansexual, polysexual and fluid men from the United States, Canada, Chile, India, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This compelling anthology—which also includes a resource section—is a significant contribution to literature available about and by bisexual men and expands our understandi... more
by Michael Alvear
by Jessica ZieglerTwitter isn’t just for breaking news and celebrity stalking—it’s also a goldmine of the funniest comedy online. Jokes? People tell jokes on Twitter? YES, they do. And they are hilarious ... but who wants to sift through the hashtags, RTs and FFs to get to the good stuff? WE GET IT! Parents don’t have time for all that. That’s why the duo behind the illustrated humor blog Science of Parenthood teamed up with Twitter maven Kate Hall of Hall of Tweets to create The Big Book of Parenting Tweets —... more
by Jennifer VandersliceNow that you've written your first book and self-published, how are you going to get the word out to everyone? It's actually easier than you think and this book is your guide to increasing your sales and presence in the publishing world.
by Chris MandevilleWriters get stuck, but now they don’t have to stay that way. This creative and comprehensive guide to overcoming writer’s block is chock-full of innovative exercises, anecdotes, and advice from dozens of authors. It also includes practical “life prep” lessons to keep writers from becoming stuck in the first place. It’s indispensable for all working writers—from newbies to pros. Want to get unstuck and stay that way? This book shows you how.
by Annette Vendryes Leach
Are you ready? Prepare yourself and your book idea for publishing success with THE POCKET SELF-PUBLISHER. Author, publisher, and entrepreneur Annette V. Leach shares tried and true tips and tactics to help you produce the book you have always envisioned.
THE POCKET SELF-PUBLISHER is designed to guide you through an essential five-step action plan using simple, cut-to-the-chase directions. A handy organizer, this compact book also allows you to make notes and keep track of your progress ... more
by Diane O'ConnellA comprehensive method for crafting a novel. Whether you're a first-time author or seasoned novelist, you know the challenges that come with writing fiction. The Novel-Maker’s Handbook guides you through every step of crafting your novel, from concept to completion in a process designed for your success. Inside, veteran book editor Diane O’Connell helps you master the storytelling and individual literary techniques vital to great, marketable fiction. From story structure, character devel... more
by Judy KundertA new book for children to share with parents, teachers, and older brothers and sisters packed with helpful tips to engage and connect them to nature. From gigantic national forests to the local park in your town to your own backyard, nature is all around us. Join Tressi as she shows children (with a little help from grown-ups!) ten great activities to get outside and back into nature. Inside, you’ll find creative activities, such as: • Crafting a personal nature journal • Drawing a tre... more
by Donald Ackermann
Wonder if there is a God … a benevolent God? Who among us would not want to know the answer? Unexpectedly, some scientists are now leading the way to that answer.
The contentious debate between believers and non-believers as to whether or not God really exists has raged ever since man first gazed into the heavens and pondered the universe. But recent discoveries coupled with what was already known are drawing the two opposing camps closer. This commentary strives to demonstrate h... more
by Heidi PassalacquaSet in the picturesque town of Northfield, Vermont and around the campus of Norwich University, Here's to Making it Count is a personal accounting of the author's journey through grief and loss to a place of peace and healing. Beginning with the untimely death of her mother in her teens and commencing with the devastating, tragic loss of two husbands within two years, Heidi shows courage, honor, temperance and wisdom to remind us of the importance of making life count, every day.
It's Never Ok to Kiss the Interviewer: And Other Secrets to Surviving, Thriving and High Fiving at Workby Jane SunleyThis is a book for anyone who wants to progress and be happy and successful in their working life. Be it school leaver, university graduate or existing employee looking to drive their career forward - this book offers a refreshing approach to an every day subject; one which is becoming more and more critical as unemployment figures grow. The author takes the practical, fun and easy-to-digest approach; uses real life examples and proven methods to help the reader gain direction and focus in their... more
Fundraising from Companies & Charitable Trusts/Foundations + Through The Internet (Fundraising Material Series Book 5)by iGO eBooksGuide and reference to fundraising techniques, things to consider, and contacts for new, small, and emerging Groups/ Organisations in the Charity/Third Sector seeking to improve their engagement with potential funders in the Corporate and Charitable Trusts/Foundations Sectors. This fifth edition update also provides for more details examples, illustrations, and hundreds of URL hyperlinks to resources and points of contact saving hours/days of onerous work and research to discover on the web. ... more
by Alan RadleyIn Self as Computer, Alan Radley explores the myriad of ways in which the self and computer can/will/may: blend, unite and co-evolve, now and in the future; and outlined herein are human-friendly designs for the computers of tomorrow.
by Tara R. AlemanyHave you ever published a book and then had no idea how to market and promote it? Most authors only sell a handful of copies, often to family and friends. Are you one of them? Help is at hand! This do-it-yourself guide walks you through 25 ways that you can market and promote your book yourself. It goes beyond the "Lemonade Lucy Stands" and gives you proven, actionable tools and advice that you can start using today. These are the methods that I use every day with my clients. Even if you... more
by Michael PronkoWriting about Tokyo for over 15 years, essayist and professor Michael Pronko opens up Tokyo life and reveals what’s beneath the gleaming, puzzling exterior of the biggest city in the world. Whether contemplating Tokyo’s odd-shaped bonsai houses, endless walls of bottles, pachinko parlors, chopstick ballet or the perilous habit of running for trains, the 45 essays in Beauty and Chaos explore Tokyo from inside to reveal the city’s deeper meanings and daily pleasures. In turns comic, philosophic, d... more