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Tracking the Territories (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: During a year that saw the birth of Hulkamania, what was happening across the territories as the wrestling world transitioned and the territorial system began its slow decline? In this book, Liam Byrne aims to review a range of wrestling television from 1984 to see how each promotion responded to the continued encroachment of the WWF. Alongside WWF reviews, there is coverage of Georgia, Memphis, Mid-South and Mid-Atlantic as well as several others. Relive one of the most important years in the history of wrestling.

Volume One includes television reviews from January to March 1984.

Read about:
WWF
- Hulk Hogan winning the WWF Title.
- Sergeant Slaughter's face turn and feud with The Iron Sheik.
- The arrival of Piper's Pit.

Mid-South
- Mr Wrestling II and Magnum TA's feud.
- The debuts of the Midnight Express as well as the Rock and Roll Express.
- Bill Watts and Jim Cornette's epic confrontations.

Memphis
- Jerry Lawler feuding with Joe LeDuc.
- JJ Dillon and Jimmy Hart fighting over who is the number one manager in the territory.
- The debuts of four (?) new Fabulous Ones.

Mid-Atlantic
- Dick Slater, NWA Champion?
- The crowning of a new Television champion.
- Jimmy Valiant's continued feud with Paul Jones and his army.

Georgia
- Ted Dibiase getting the run around from Tommy Rich.
- The Road Warriors feuding with King Kong Bundy.
- Paul Ellering clashing with Ole Anderson.

And many more storylines, feuds and angles from the time period!
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Chinese Blockbuster (3 Book Series)
From Book 1:

A comprehensive, fun and pragmatic method to help you read simplified and traditional Chinese characters and pronounce them in Mandarin!


Each character is brought to life through funny and dramatic stories as well as why-didn't-I-think-of-that mnemonics. Its building blocks, definitions and pronunciations are all part of the memorization process, allowing you to remember all aspects of a specific character in one fell swoop.


This is the first book of an upcoming series that contains the following key features:


  • Over 4000 characters will be included in the series, a number necessary for reaching reading fluency in modern Chinese.
  • All aspects of a Chinese character are covered: 
    • Its simplified and traditional forms
    • The building blocks making up each form
    • Its various definitions
    • Its various pronunciations in Mandarin
    • Its known etymology, ancient meanings and shapes
    • Examples of use
    • Additional information, such as its frequency of use and other fascinating facts
  • The characters are presented in a logical order by prioritizing their frequency of use while considering the building blocks that compose them, the latter being presented first. Also, characters with similar shapes or having a similar role or meaning are kept together, greatly facilitating the learning process.
  • Intuitive, easy to recall mnemonics and funny or sometimes shocking stories that integrate all aspects of a given character are provided for improved retention.
  • The pronunciation and tone of a character are merged into the memorization process by making use of carefully selected sound words that form part of a cleverly designed sound system, one sound word representing one specific pronunciation and tone.
  • Fully illustrated, to help you form images in your brain.
  • Fully indexed, to allow searching a character by its definitions or its pronunciations in pinyin.


You will effectively learn to recognize and pronounce virtually all Chinese characters you are bound to come across, while being entertained!

Keep an eye out for the next book of the series, to be published soon!

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Key Words Flash Card Collections (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: Just 25 most commonly used words make up about one-third of all words written or spoken in English. The first 100 most frequently used words make up about one-half of all written and spoken English. These are most commonly used and most important words when it comes to understanding and creating correct sentences.

By the end of this series, the child will have learned to read and understand all of the most important English words and structures. At this point, the child will be functionally literate and fully capable of independent reading.
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The Vampire's Spell (8 Book Series)
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The Best-Selling vampire series that has all the paranormal romance fans raving



Caroline has been a ward of the Venatores lamiae (vampire hunters) ever since a vampire brutally murdered her parents in front of her as a toddler. On vacation with David, her best friend and secret crush, Caroline gets separated from her friends. All alone, she’s overpowered and kidnapped by a vampire to serve as a gift to his master.

Terrified at first that her fate will be the same as her parents, Caroline slowly comes to realize not all vampires are as deadly as Venatores have taught her. The master is genteel and kind. Despite his great power, he lets her speak freely and teaches her about the secret pact between their peoples.

Caroline learns to question the hate that has fueled her all her life, but, also discovers that David has been taken. Not protected by Nicholas, he’s been tortured by the same vampire that took her, the master’s own brother. For her, there is no choice. David is her brother and her best friend. She offers herself freely. No longer as a prisoner, but a willing student of the master, she faces the Venatores when they invade the master’s lair.

Her love for her people makes her a willing sacrifice to save them all. But, her growing affection for Nicholas, Master of the City, gives her the strength to face her own unique power. She must make a choice between the lives she is offered. Now, with growing faith in her own abilities and the ardor of a master vampire, the choice she makes will be her own.


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KEY WORDS FLASH CARDS (8 Book Series)
From Book 1: Did you know that just 25 most commonly used words make up about one-third of all words written or spoken in English? The first 100 most frequently used words make up about one-half of all written and spoken English. By the end of the Word by Word series, children will have learned the 1,000 most frequently used words which comprise more than 95% of all written and spoken English.

All the books and flash cards in the series have been extensively trialed and repeatedly improved over a period of many years and are now proven to be extremely effective in building functional literacy in children of many ages and nationalities, including the author's own children.
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Reading, Writing & No Arithmetic (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: “The competition to be a published writer is fierce. The dream of getting published has been overly-romanticized in the media so that many beginning writers think not only that writing is easy, but that they have a good chance of getting a contract from a major house. The odds are, realistically, one in a million-maybe worse than that. We hear about the success stories, not the ones who spend their lives toiling for that dream, to the exclusion of everything else, only to wind up poor, alone, lacking in social skills, and profoundly jaded that life has passed them by. There are so many unpublished writers who pursue this dream, and publishers and agents have had to crack down on the criteria to even LOOK at work sent. And it is very expensive for a writer to submit manuscripts, as I mentioned, and it's time-consuming as we have to do this repeatedly if we ever hope to get traditionally published. You have to pour lots of money into the endeavor over a period of many years, sometimes. And more often than not, this investment does not return.”

"Kelli Jae Baeli proves herself not just a fine storyteller, but one who’s highly skilled at her craft, both artist and artisan...It’s rare to these days to find a writer whose style is technically so nearly perfect, but who’s also a damned good storyteller... I would apply that comment to Baeli." ~Have Books Will Review
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The Three--year, No-bestseller Plan For Making a Sustainable Living From Your Fiction (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: You intend to self-publish or have published a book or two. You’re not selling very well and wonder why not. You feel you should be doing something, but the thought of “marketing” gives you nightmares.

You don’t want to become one of these people shouting “Buy My Book!” on Twitter.

But you would still love to start selling some books, and pay some or even all of your bills with your writing income.

The good news is that this is ever more possible when self-publishing, if you set yourself up right.

This is where the three-year plan comes in.

The Three Year, No-Bestseller Plan For Making a Sustainable Living From Your Fiction has been a popular forum and blog post on the subject of career and audience building vs chasing sales and rankings of individual books.

People have long asked me if I’m going to turn the post into a book. The post itself is about 1500 words long, but it covers only an overview of the strategy and is intended for people who are already familiar with many of the tactics discussed. There is much I could add and explain in more detail.

Enter the books!

Self-publishing Unboxed is a 101 guide to self-publishing and selling your self-published books, and it will show you:

--The basics of self-publishing
--How to optimise your book’s listings
--How to decide which services to use (and how to pick scams!)
--How to decide what you need to spend your time on besides writing
--Easy and cheap ways to promote
--And much more

It is ideal for people who are at the beginning of their publishing career, as well as those who have dabbled a bit, but are ready to take it seriously.

Take control of your writing career and get your copy now.
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Writers Like Quickies, Too (3 Book Series)
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Need to come up with some fresh, new ways to display your characters’ feelings and movements?

A story without body language is about as exciting as a low-sodium Triscuit. Yet, communicating emotions to readers through body language and other non-verbal clues can be time-consuming. This is why 601 Body Language Ideas for Novels was developed as an abridged read. It’s from O’Neal’s Writers Like Quickies, Too series, created to help you search for body language terms by emotion. It’s a handy-dandy word reference for up-and-coming writers, although experienced novelists may also reap some benefits. Let’s face it, we all require assistance sparking the imagination now and then.

Use it on the go, during your lunch break, for a mean case of writer’s block, for outsourced writing assignments from fiverr, Upwork, or any other freelance or SEO platform as deadlines creep closer—or use it simply because you want to kick butt with the whole “show, don’t tell thing.”
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Business for Breakfast (6 Book Series)
From Book 1: Until now, as a writer, all you've focused on is the Craft of writing.

However, your writing is not the same thing as your business.

This book gives you a combination of career and writer/life advice to help you take that next step, and go from being merely a writer to being a professional, from someone who has had to learn all this the hard way.

Some of the topics discussed include:

DBAs
Intellectual property
Money
Communication
Self-confidence 101
The physicality of writing
What's stopping you from writing

Be sure to read the other titles in this series:
Be sure to read the other books in this series:
Volume 2: The Beginning Professional Publisher
Volume 3: The Beginning Professional Storyteller
Volume 4: The Intermediate Professional Storyteller
Volume 5: Business Plans for Professional Publishers

Leah Cutter sold her first short story back in 1997, and continues to write and sell her fiction. She currently runs three business in Seattle: her fiction writing business, a small press, and a vacation rental. She's also lived all over the world and held the requisite odd writer jobs, such as doing archaeology in England, teaching English in Taiwan, and bar-tending in Thailand.

Her fiction includes literary, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. She has a number of novels in print, plus she's been published in major magazines and anthologies.

Read more work by Leah Cutter at www.KnottedRoadPress.com

Follow her blog at www.LeahCutter.com/blog.
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Sports Trivia (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: The Great Book of Ice Hockey is a must for anyone who loves sports trivia. The book is a compendium of interesting facts and sport stories about the great game of ice hockey, with information about the early days before the National Hockey League (NHL) all the way to the stars of today. There are random facts about leagues, rules, coaches, players, and inside stories about the early days of the game.

The answers to hundreds of trivia questions lie in these pages. Learn about foreign leagues, junior hockey, and superstars like Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, and of course “The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky. You can find interesting facts about the builders of the game, including Maurice “Rocket” Richard and Coach Jack Adams, both of whom have NHL trophies named in their honor. You will meet scoring leaders, winning coaches, amazing goalies and ice hockey royalty.

Whether you’re a long-time fan of ice hockey, or if you’re just looking for answers to troublesome trivia questions in your latest game of Trivial Pursuit, The Great Book of Ice Hockey is the book for you. Presented in a clear and engaging manner, this collection of sports trivia will give fans of ice hockey a new and entertaining set of random facts to liven up a boring day or fill the time during intermission.
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