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Book / Poetry

August 01, 2022

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The Booksie Classic House

A book of poetry on the nature of transformation after pain and suffering have become a catalyst for enriching your inner world instead of breaking it. This is a story about the rise after the fall. Read More
The Anointed One is the story of Seth Paine, founder of the Village of Lake Zurich. Seth’s story evolves against a backdrop of cross-country migration and change from 1816-1872. Born in Vermont, Seth headed west to Chicago with a dream to make a name for himself and seize new opportunities.… Read More
This is the story of Dakota Sullivan. We all know him... a child star that had so much talent and his struggles to be accepted as an adult star. His life as an adult star in movies and music has made him a legend. We have heard rumours and allegations… Read More

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When a life of unusual hardship takes you under, look to those who have walked the roads before you. This is an autobiography of my life, spoken through metaphors that bring inspiration to me in times of despair. Read More
Abandoned and left at a local shelter at a young age, a young Maine Coon kitten awaits an uncertain fate. At the last moment, just before his time is up, he finds a new home, filled with love. Khan deals with life's challenges, always finding strength in feline friendships, and… Read More
Me trying to expose the sources of pain in life, honestly. Read More
Dedicated to Peter Scolari (1955-2021) who died on October 22, 2021 Read More
I might not want to die.... but do I really want to live?  I am numb, I feel nothing  I stare, yet the only thing that I see is my demons lining up one by one  each one condemning me  I look at my face in the mirror, but I only see my sins … Read More
This essay is about writing: real people insinuating themselves into your fiction: 725 words. Read More

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"I like how you presented both sides. I don't think inserting your life into your art is necessarily bad, as long as you don't have malicious int..." Read More

This short biography highlights some of the memorable events in the life of my grandmother Gerica White. Her life spanned 87 years, having lived through the better part of the 20th century. ---- Joel Scott Read More
Recently seeing an old drowning I did in 1965, I recalled an important period in my life: completing basic training, meeting my wife, my crowning victory as a weightlifter and the effect the sport had on my life. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 16, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: loss, biography

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The Booksie Classic House

I was asked in my college English 101 class to write about a time in high school that was a struggle for me. I decided to write about something I never talked about.. it was time to be honest with my peers. Read More
A review of Henry Hemming's biography of the legendary MI5 spymaster. Read More
Three volumes of poetry in one bound paperback! “Beautifully presented by a beautiful lady. Freya has had a tough journey and great sadness in her life, her writing is sensitive and insightful. Thank you Freya.” M Callow This is a poetical biography in three parts. Insides deals with Freya's struggles… Read More
One woman's journey through cancer, chemotherapy and beyond. “Freya here expresses the full scope (of cancer), in her own way, of the rigors of the experience, and, I think, puts it in a form that fully describes its horrors as well as hope.” Troy This is a poetic account of… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

My name is William L. Ingram. That's the name I was born with. That’s the name on my birth certificate, but it’s not the name I grew up with or used for the first 21 years of my life. Finding Heaven In The Dark is the title of my award… Read More
This ebook is about the influence of the Western Culture on an Egyptian writer. I was very interested in politics and news. And the result was that I felt that all the western peoples hate us. Although generalization is a very common mistake, I was the victim of this mistake:… Read More

Book / Memoir

January 24, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

VIP Refugees is the ongoing story of one family’s journey across 18 months and 100,000s of miles—and counting—without a country to call home. To stop the kidnapping of their oldest three daughters, Elissa and Paul must find a way to leave the U.S. and rescue them from their West African… Read More
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