These are the rules Ive picked up along the way to help me remain invisible when Im writing a book, to help me show rather than tell whats taking place in the story.—Elmore LeonardFor aspiring writers and lovers of the written word, this concise guide breaks down the writing process with simplicity and clarity. From adjectives and exclamation points to dialect and hoopetedoodle, Elmore Leonard explains what to avoid, what to aspire to, and what to do when it sounds like writing (rewrite).Beautifully designed, filled with free-flowing, elegant illustrations and specially priced, Elmore Leonards 10 Rules of Writing is the perfect writers—and readers—gift..
In a bull market, everyone seems like a genius. Though the advice contained in this book is, in general, sound, following it will lead the average American on a sure path to misery. That is probably why the first section—almost 100 pages—is a rambling pep talk with about as much relevance to real estate as real analysis. The book fails because it does not do enough to explain the harsh realities of real estate investing.The market might trend upward, but a buy and hold investment made at the wrong time will cripple an investor just getting his start. The buy and rent segment sounds like a great idea, too, right until you find out how easy it is for tenants to abuse the laws designed to protect them.
This is an Indonesian version of a book about the historical legends and stories of the family trees and connection between kings and rulers of Java, the most populated island in Indonesia. W.L Olthof, a Dutch historian, translated this from an ancient Javanese script punika serat babad tanah jawi wiwit saking nabi adam doemogi ing taoen 1647. Many ancient Javanese script were located in Netherland, due to several hundred years of colonialism.
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM STARRING SANAA LATHAN What happens when you toss tradition out the window and really start living for yourself?Venus Johnston has a great job, a beautiful home, and a loving live-in boyfriend named Clint, who happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous doctor. She also has a weekly beauty-parlor date with Tina, who keeps Venuss long, processed hair slick and straight. But when Clint--whos been reluctant to commit over the past four years--brings home a puppy instead of an engagement ring, Venus decides to give it all up. She trades in her long hair for a dramatically short, natural cut and sends Clint packing.Its a bold declaration of independence--one that has effects she never could have imagined. Reactions from friends and coworkers range from concern to contempt to outright condemnation.
Originally published in 1990, I Lock My Door Upon Myself is the story of Calla, a beautiful, flame-haired, willful girl living in rural upstate New York in the early years of the 20th century. At 17, Calla is married off to a coarse local farmer. Her chance encounter with an itinerant black water-dowser leads to a passionate, obsessive, and doomed love affair, from which she emerges a celibate recluse..