A delightful and informative guide to writing like Jane Austen, written by the five-times-great niece of Austen herself
Jane Austen is one of the most beloved writers in the English literary canon. Her novels changed the landscape of fiction forever, and her writing remains as fresh, entertaining and witty as the day her books were first published.
Bursting with useful exercises, beautiful illustrations and enlightening quotations from the classic author's novels and letters – and written by none other than Austen's five-times-great-niece – this book will teach you her methods, tips and tricks, from techniques of plotting and characterisation through to dialogue and suspense.
Whether you're a creative writing enthusiast looking to publish your first novel, a teacher searching for further inspiration for students, or fan seeking insight into Austen's daily rituals, this is an essential companion, guaranteed to satisfy, inform and delight.
'Winning and beguiling ... Smith shares Jane Austen's clarity and gentle irony' Independent
Learn how to extract the maximum of useful substances from tea and use plants to make tea, drinks that will improve your health and give energy. Take tea as a tonic, improves digestion, gives energy, promotes good sleep, helps with headaches, increased anxiety, depression, and as a medicine for cough and cold. Try tea from the hips to get rid of colds, and chamomile tea from insomnia. Prepare your own tonic drinks, giving vivacity and energy, eliminating the symptoms of various diseases, with the help of herbal and berry infusions, the recipes of which are contained in this book.
This is the second part of this great tea recipes collection.
Maximize your happiness in the workplace.
Stop negative thinking and tackle your problems at work using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Learn to control anger and frustration, reduce workplace anxiety and take control of your work-life balance by introducing CBT’s insights into your working day.
Full of real-life examples and useful exercises, this Practical Guide will help you to replace feelings of inadequacy and a lack of motivation with new ways of thinking, to help you work better with others, and make you happier and more effective in the workplace.
The must-read summary of Joseph T. Straub's book: "Understanding Financial Statements: How to Read Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash-Flow Statements and Calculate Financial Ratios".This complete summary of the ideas from Joseph T. Straub's book "Understanding Financial Statements" shows how the ability to understand and analyse financial statements is an essential business skill. Financial statements reflect the financial health of a company, and can be the sole basis for making investment decisions. In his book, the author explains how to understand the most important aspects of your financial statements and how to evaluate the competence and results through comparison.Added-value of this summary:• Save time• Understand key concepts• Expand your knowledgeTo learn more, read "Understanding Financial Statements" and find out how you can start understanding the financial situation of your company using this easy-to-follow and practical guide.
Skin in the Game: by Nassim Taleb | Conversation Starters
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life, Nassim Taleb’s newest book, goes against the grain when it comes to beliefs about religion, politics, finance, risks, rewards and personal responsibility. As one of the foremost thinkers in the modern age, Taleb redefines what it means to have success, understanding the world, contributing to a just and fair society and how to influence the people around you.
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life became the #! New York Times Bestseller within weeks of being published. Taleb’s newest book is a part of his his multi-volume philosophical book Incerto which also includes Fooled by Randomness, The Bed of Procustes, Antifragile and the bestseller The Black Swan.
A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to
bring us beneath the surface of the page
and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to..
Create Hours of Conversation:
• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before
Aromatherapy taps the healing potential of Earth's ancient medicines, the essential oils that give plants their scent. Powerful yet safe, aromatherapy is a sound way to treat everything from diaper rash to asthma to self-esteem troubles in children. Many complaints such as aches and coughs that might otherwise have to wait for a visit to the doctor can be addressed immediately at home using the healing power of nature.This book will appeal to every parent who thinks proactively about their children's long-term physical and mental health. Valerie Ann Worwood offers an array of scientifically proven remedies, along with complete charts of essential oils and instructions for aromatherapeutic massage. Other chapters describe how aromatherapy can benefit seriously ill children when used in conjunction with Western medicine.
Discover How Intermittent Fasting Can Transform Your Health And Change Your Life Forever!
Intermittent fasting can improve your life in more ways than you can imagine. Scientific research has now proven beyond any doubt just how effective an intermittent diet can be to lose weight, have more energy and to slow down the aging process. So much so that it's quickly become the preferred method of getting fit and healthy.
Unlike Conventional Methods Of Dieting, Intermittent Fasting Is Both Natural And Convenient...
Normally diets are difficult to keep, unhealthy and unsatisfying, but intermittent fasting isn't a diet, it's a lifestyle! People practicing intermittent fasting can still eat all the same foods they love and get healthy and fit at the same time. We do this by optimizing the timing of our meals so our bodies run more efficiently.
In this book, you'll find out what intermittent fasting is, how it works, what benefits you can expect, and how to get started right away! All the different methods of intermittent fasting are included so you can easily try out different methods and select the one that suits your lifestyle best.
Here's a preview of what's inside:
==> How to get started with intermittent fasting quickly
==> What benefits you can expect from IF
==> Why intermittent fasting is a lifestyle, not a "diet"
==> Find out which method of IF is right for you
==> Learn how IF transforms your body to a fat burning, muscle building machine
==> What foods have the greatest impact on weight loss and health in general
==> Discover how you can slow down aging and sometimes even reverse it
==> Get answers to all the most frequently asked questions
==> Plus, so much more...
This book is your complete guide to intermittent fasting. It's designed to jump-start your health and weight loss quickly. Say "goodbye" to diet plans that just leave you hungry and "hello" to your new satisfying IF lifestyle!
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