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Praise: The trouble with “how to” books on creativity is that they usurp creativity. Not so with this very insightful guide for YA writing. If it doesn’t become a standard or even a classic among reference books, it will be an oversight. Janet Schrader-Post and Elizabeth Fortin-Hinds have all the marinated smarts and credentialed experience to pull this off, and they do! No dictated wisdom from on high here, no grafted creativity, THE YOUNG ADULT WRITER’S JOURNEY is accessible, motivational and a clear map that leaves plenty of room to discover for anyone wanting to explore their creative side. --Thomas Sullivan, Pulitzer-nominated author of THE PHASES OF HARRY MOON https://thomassullivanauthor.com/
Finally, an all-inclusive book on young adult fiction must-do, don’t do and how-to. If you want to write a young adult novel, you need to read this book first. Coauthored by an award-winning YA author and an acquisitions editor, both experts on kids and what they like to read, this encyclopedia contains all you need to start or improve a career as a YA fiction author. From an examination of the market, genre and its sub-genres, to mechanics and the business, everything is at your fingertips. This amazing writer’s resource is written in a relaxed and interesting style, with plenty of contemporary references and examples for clear understanding and easier application.
The Sequel to the Popular Literary Novel, The Revolutionist
The American journey of three generations locks the neophyte company president, Burton Blake, in a vicious struggle with corporate intrigue, financial greed, and social corruption that feed on the underlying ageless tyranny of unregulated free enterprise.
Born to a taxi dancer at the beginning of the Second World War, Burton’s father, Elias Blake, never knows his natural father, who is killed in the South Pacific. He is raised by his mother and stepfather from her second marriage who makes his fortune during the post war real estate boom of the 50’s. Their untimely death by his business partner leaves the boy Elias in the guardianship of his mother’s best friend and her marine vet husband who introduces him to the macho culture of guns and hunting.
Elias’s youth is influenced by the adult world’s drive for personal material gain. Over the next decades, he expands his parents’ original real estate empire into the diversified multi-divisional, multi-national corporation that he leaves to his son, Burton. Upon his forced return from traveling and working with oppressed third world people, Burton learns increasingly more about the true nature of his deceased father as he undertakes the challenges of leading the company in a new direction that corresponds to the values of his own generation.
Do you love historical fiction from the Civil War era? Do you love mystery? You will love Ric Wasley's Candle in the Wind. Coming soon in hard cover and digital!
The year is 1863. After two years of battles, the Civil War has evolved into a bloody slaughter with scarcely a town or home on both sides untouched by the tragic loss of its young men. President Abraham Lincoln has just announced the first order of "Draft" in the history of the American Republic.
After Jeptha enlists, Fiona Dawes finds herself working their farm with her five-year-old daughter Bridget on a thin spit of sandy peninsula stretching out into the Atlantic from the rocky coast of Massachusetts.
Like so many women of her time, she struggles to keep the farm running. When her husband is reported missing--presumed dead, Fiona knows in her heart he is still alive. She decides to take her daughter and leave the farm to look for her beloved husband, but something sinister is brewing. Someone means to not only take their land, but see them dead. From Massachusetts to New York to Gettysburg and through the war torn South, Fiona searches for her husband, making friends and enemies along the way. Fans of history, mystery, and romance are certain to enjoy, "Candle in the Wind."
Are you one of the 48% of employees worldwide who don’t like their jobs? Do you feel constantly stressed at the office? Or maybe you’re just feeling “blah” about your job and want to bring some life back into your workplace.
If you talk to anyone about their careers or jobs these days, most of the time you won't hear positive stories or excitement. You'll probably hear words like "busy,” “stressed,” “exhausting,” and “mind-numbing." And with the good old 40 hour workweek becoming a distant memory for many of us, this reality is just plain sad.
Joy to You and Me (At Work!) helps turn these situations around by giving the reader easy tips they can implement quickly to start making a positive difference in the workplace. Being joyful isn't just a “fluffy-cutesy-nice” thing to do each day - it actually increases productivity and is good for any company or organization. The book helps anyone learn how to:
Be a more joyful person
Bring joy to co-workers
Bring joy to customers
Bring joy to networking
This fun, easy-to-read guide shows people of all ages and personalities how to make a difference immediately to make not only themselves happier, but to spread that happiness throughout the workplace – and beyond!
By sharing stories from the author’s 25+ years of making a joyful difference in the workplace and examples from truly kick-ass companies, Joy to You and Me (At Work!) is a life changing, fun read for anyone who wants to improve their work life.
Available in Hard Cover & Digital from Robert Tucker
Two different families escape from the political tyranny of their respective homelands, the Josephsons from Sweden and Matias and Kurt Bauman, brothers from Germany and Austria Hungary, with the aid of a Viennese opera diva, Sophie Augusta Rose, and Jean Guenoc, a former Jesuit priest, family friend and protector and partisan of the French underground. Their journey brings them to America in the throes of the industrial revolution during the 1890s and early 1900s. Ingrid and Olaf Josephson settle on a small wheat farm in North Central Minnesota to raise their children, Newt and Julie. Among the Jewish entrepreneurs forced to leave Germany and Austria-Hungary, Matias and Kurt Bauman re-establish their transportation company in Chicago, Illinois. In search of a secret list of insurgent social democrats, the bounty hunter assassin, Luther Baggot, tracks his victims to the American heartland. Following the murder of their mother and father, Newt, Julie, and their friends, Aaron and Beth Peet, hide from the killer in a Northern Minnesota logging camp. Believing the children have taken possession of the list, Luther tracks them down. Fleeing to a central Minnesota town, the four young people come across a remote business location of Bauman Enterprises and meet Matias Bauman, who had been a friend and former political collaborator with Newt’s and Julie’s parents. He takes them all to Chicago where a different world opens up to them as they are thrust into the turmoil and violence of an urban society and economy careening into the new century.
Learn Book PR from an Award-Winning AUTHOR!
Nancy Gideon, Wise Words' Launch Author hit Amazon's Bestseller list for her first nonfiction project within 3 days!
Nancy Gideon is an award-winning bestseller with over fifty novels published in genres from historical romance and contemporary suspense to paranormal and non-fiction (and even horror screenplay credits on IMDB!) With degrees in journalism and communications, she’s never met a topic she didn’t want to research and write about. As a well-known speaker on the business of writing, and working full time as a legal assistant for over 14 years, she’s an expert in time management, organization, and in making every minute and effort count.
Approach the business of writing with a plan for success. Award-winning author of over 50 books, Nancy Gideon draws from her twenty-five year career as a writer to provide a step-by-step guide for investing your time and money wisely. Getting It Out There: PR and Social Media for Writers/Budgeting Time & Money, her second installment to this series which is now available, shows you how to establish a personal /writing budget, deal with tax(ing) issues, prioritize and set a value on your time, and establish a business plan for your writing future in a straightforward and fun narrative filled with common-sense examples and time and money saving tips. Read more about Nancy under our author pages.
Both Branding: What's in a Name, and Budgeting Time and Money, are included in this 5 x 8, easily bookmarked and highlighted instructional and reference paperback! Or get the double digital!
Approach the business of writing with a plan for success. Award-winning author of over 50 books, Nancy Gideon draws from her twenty-five year career as a writer to provide a step-by-step guide for investing your time and money wisely. Getting It Out There: PR and Social Media for Writers/Budgeting Time & Money shows you how to establish a personal /writing budget, deal with tax(ing) issues, prioritize and set a value on your time, and establish a business plan for your writing future in a straightforward and fun narrative filled with common-sense examples and time and money saving tips. In this double edition, Nancy Gideon also educates her readers, budding authors and otherwise, on branding. Branding is a unique connection an author has with her audience. Gideon lays out the fundamental elements for writers to develop consistent marketing and public relation tools. A must-read for writers at all levels of expertise.
Beyond the Third Garden & From the Ashes of Strife In Portuguese!
Real People, Timeless Issues, & True Inspiration
Dr. Iraj Sarfeh, MD
After devoting thirty years to surgery, all of them at universities, I needed a rest and a change. Practicing medicine was gratifying, but it deprived me of life experiences outside hospitals and clinics and operating rooms. Write, my children said, because you’re a great story maker-upper. So I made up stories and published them. The first six were medical fiction, in the thriller or mystery or suspense genre with emphasis on surgeons whose characters are shaped by their profession.The next two, which are yet to be published, are of the literary fiction genre, stories in which I drew on my experiences as not only a surgeon, but as a person from Iran who lived away from home most of his life and who as a youngster suffered the barbs of prejudice.
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