In Pursuit of Sleep: The Origins of Insomnia and What to Do About It
If you have been lying awake at night waiting helplessly for sleep to come, it is time you went on the offensive. This book is about pursuing sleep. It presents all the information you need to chase sleep all the way to Slumberland. This book is not about tricking yourself into going to sleep. The method is based on scientific principles and decades of research into the problems that block sleep. Buy Now: Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Amazon UK
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher’s Stone of StorytellingStory Alchemy is a companion volume to David Sheppard's Novelsmithing. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
The Eternal ReturnNOW AVAILABLE
Volume II: The Eternal Return: Oedipus, The Tempest, Forbidden Planet. Myth is the foundation of life, and at times the great myths of civilization resurface through the human psyche to play out once again in the lives of mankind. This is the story of one such myth that has come to us at least three times during the last 2500 years.
Introduction to FrankensteinVolume I: Introduction to Frankenstein: Origins & Aftermath. In the summer of 1816, five young people (Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and John Polidori) came together on the shores of Lake Geneva to spend the summer. It would be one of the most important events in literary history and result in the creation of a work that would never go out of print. That work is the novel Frankenstein. This is the story of how it all happened, and the tragedy that struck in its aftermath. Painstakingly researched and thoroughly documented. 134 footnotes. (Kindle only. $1.99)
Includes: The Garden of Eden; Mary Shelley; Essay on Frankenstein; and Season of the Assizes.
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