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How to Talk to Your Aspie By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $5.60
Faced with the real world, lots of aspies freeze and need to give themselves a push to carry on into the maelstrom. It is hard out there. The world is filled with a myriad of aggravating events which... More > impact on the aspie psyche and leave us reeling as if in pain. On top of all this, we are expected to communicate too. I often think that communicating with other people is like trying to talk in the middle of a thunder storm or while being chased by wild, hungry animals: the other person doesn’t see the storm or the pursuit, they only see you, stood like a great wedge of cheese, staring at them with your face fixed in confused thought. They wonder why you don’t speak, they ask if anything is wrong and then they leave. This book is titled, ‘How to Talk to Your Aspie’ but much of it is written from the aspie viewpoint. Family, friends, best beloveds, have a look at the world from an aspie point of view and see how creative, frightening, annoying and enlightening it can be.< Less
A Guide to Your Aspie By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $5.18
This funny and insightful book covers the most fundamental and awkward elements of Aspergers, from both the aspie and non-aspie side of life. The effects of childhood experiences, our dealings with... More > other people, how non-aspies can help us and themselves, all of these and much more are covered. The chapters are based on posts from the popular Crazy Girl in an Aspie world blog and cluster around general themes, so either settle down with the whole book or dip in and out. And at the very end are some fun posts, including A Guide to your Aspie, which is one of the most popular of all.< Less
How to Talk to Your Aspie By Amanda J Harrington
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Faced with the real world, lots of aspies freeze and need to give themselves a push to carry on into the maelstrom. It is hard out there. The world is filled with a myriad of aggravating events which... More > impact on the aspie psyche and leave us reeling as if in pain. On top of all this, we are expected to communicate too. I often think that communicating with other people is like trying to talk in the middle of a thunder storm or while being chased by wild, hungry animals: the other person doesn’t see the storm or the pursuit, they only see you, stood like a great wedge of cheese, staring at them with your face fixed in confused thought. They wonder why you don’t speak, they ask if anything is wrong and then they leave. This book is titled, ‘How to Talk to Your Aspie’ but much of it is written from the aspie viewpoint. Family, friends, best beloveds, have a look at the world from an aspie point of view and see how creative, frightening, annoying and enlightening it can be.< Less
A Guide to your Aspie By Amanda J Harrington
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For adults with Aspergers and their family and friends, A Guide to Your Aspie is a funny and touching portrayal of life from both sides. Taken from the popular blog, Crazy Girl in an Aspie World,... More > this book is a collection of writings covering some of the most fundamental and awkward elements of Aspergers, from both the aspie and non-aspie side of life. The effects of childhood experiences, our dealings with other people, how non-aspies can help us and themselves, are all treated with warmth and humour. The perfect gift for the adult aspie or those who want to understand them better.< Less
Creative Writing for Adult Learners By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $1.63
For anyone needing help to improve their writing skills or inspiration on how to express themselves, How To books can seem either too simplistic or too intense. This book is designed to be fun and... More > challenging, offering a real boost to your creativity while giving you lots of practice in writing techniques. The exercises in this book have been used by job hunters, adults taking entrance exams or functional skills tests and adult learners who have left English behind at school and want to enjoy creative writing. Some exercises are more complex than others, but guidance is given throughout. For the first two parts of the book, there are also examples with every exercise, showing you how they can be done. This book is intended as a guide for those who have not been used to expressing themselves creatively or who want to return to creative writing after a break. It can be completed on its own, or as well as the other books offered for adult creative writing by Amanda J Harrington< Less
Creative Writing for Kids vol 2 By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $3.26
Creativity comes in lots of different packages, and not just the ones marked with a red tick or a gold star! Creative Writing for Kids helps children relax and have fun with creative writing. All the... More > work in the Creative Writing for Kids series has been used in classrooms, workshops, private classes and individual one-to-one lessons, as well as by children working independently at home. The exercises in this book are suitable for ages 7-14. The work includes activities that can be adapted for different abilities, as well as more advanced exercises for budding authors and poets.< Less
Creative Literacy: English GCSE By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $3.24
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GCSE students and those coming up to their GCSE years will find this book a valuable resource in learning how to answer complex exam and coursework questions. At the same time, students who need more... More > practice and improvement will develop new skills and techniques. This book is split into three main sections. Comprehension & literary criticism based around one fiction book, ‘the rain comes’ by Amanda J Harrington. ‘the rain comes’ is available to buy on Amazon, but may be studied through this book without needing the complete text. Original writing & language work designed to help the student practice and develop their original writing and English language skills. In-depth writing, which develops different writing skills and helps students think more deeply about how they write and why. As this edition concentrates on the use of language in literature and improving writing skills, the poetry element of GCSE English is touched on only briefly, as part of a language exercise< Less
Creative Writing for Kids Volumes 1 & 2 By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $4.83
All too often, children are put off creative writing by feeling they have to do it right. Creativity comes in lots of different packages, and not just the ones marked with a red tick or a gold... More > star! Creative Writing for Kids helps children relax and have fun with creative writing. The exercises in this book are suitable for ages 7-14, but can also be used by children younger and older, depending on their abilities. Written by a professional writer and tutor for private lessons, creative writing groups, school visits and for children who are home educated.< Less
A Crash Course in Creative Writing By Amanda J Harrington
eBook (ePub): $2.02
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This book is designed for anyone who would love to dive into creative writing. Perhaps you used to write and it fell away, as life moved on? Or you already write and would like to practice and... More > improve? The exercises will help you learn new skills, beginning by using your own life experiences to show you different ways of being creative with writing. The exercises build as you move through the book, building confidence and easing you into different techniques. All of these exercises have been used for creative writing classes and intensive workshops, with people of varying ages, ability and experience. They will help you to explore new ways of writing and creativity.< Less
A Crash Course in Creative Writing By Amanda J Harrington
Paperback: $5.16
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This book is designed for anyone who would love to dive into creative writing. Perhaps you used to write and it fell away, as life moved on? Or you already write and would like to practice and... More > improve? The exercises will help you learn new skills, beginning by using your own life experiences to show you different ways of being creative with writing. The exercises build as you move through the book, building confidence and easing you into different techniques. All of these exercises have been used for creative writing classes and intensive workshops, with people of varying ages, ability and experience. They will help you to explore new ways of writing and creativity.< Less