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If You Want To Avoid Being Raped Or Get Over It If You Have Been Raped This Is the Book For You.
There is no innocent rape and there is no legitimate rape. Rape is Rape.
Someone in America is raped every two minutes. The primary age of rape victims is 16-24. 80% of these victims know their rapists - they are fathers, boy friends, best friend's boy friends, uncles, brothers, fiances and husbands.
Rape is a betrayal of trust and it is a felony.
This Book Tells You
˃˃˃ Date Rape: Is Not Your Fault!
Discusses how to avoid being raped, where not to go alone with a men, the myths of rape and what to do if you can't avoid being raped
If you are dealing with the aftermath of rape, or worried about someone else, scroll up and grab a copy of this helpful book today.
One of the Greatest Medical Mysteries of All Time
An Historical Novel
"Relentless: The Search For Typhoid Mary" details the search for, the torment and the persecution of Mary Mallon - Typhoid Mary. It is the first book that gives her a voice and a humanity. It shows why - of all the typhoid carriers in New York at the time, and there were hundreds - she alone was locked up for years in solitary confinement. It is a story as relevant today as it was in 1906. It deals with issues that fill today's nightly news; public health, immigration, class and economic warfare, the war on women, prejudice, injustice and the plight of minorities.
What Readers Say:
˃˃˃ A story about the ground breaking investigation into the cause of typhoid - an epidemic killer of hundreds of thousands.
In 1906, Dr. George Soper, of the New York Department of Health, was hired to investigate a single typhoid outbreak in Oyster Bay, New York. This investigation led him to identifying the cause of all the typhoid epidemics that had plagued the world throughout history. His investigation was thrilling and masterful.
˃˃˃ The Key was the Irish Cook, Mary Mallon; Typhoid Mary.
Working with her employment agency, Soper discovered that she had left a trail of typhoid dating back six years.
˃˃˃ Typhoid Mary is Still Known as a Medical Villain - But is She?
Or, is she a courageous, hard working, responsible person who had the misfortune of being an unattractive, unmarried woman and Irish immigrant at a time when, "Irish Need Not Apply" could be seen on signs advertising housing and jobs throughout the City? Was she persecuted for fighting for her rights? Or, was she simply a victim of New York's rich and powerful?
If you like books like "The Hot Zone" pick up a copy of this book today.
Set against the backdrop of a New York City building site. Provenance is the story of a dramatic rescue after a 35-ton building crane tips over pinning a heroic woman beneath it. The story describes the rescule and explores how each of the major characters came to play the roles they play in the story. Danielle Danforth the stoic victim, Earl Latimore the driver of the crane, Jane Ackerman to reluctant EMT who has confronted so many accidents she carries bandages in her purse, William Russo and Laurie Higgins and their Paramedic crew all combine to form a mosaic of a spectacular accident.
2000 plus questions to ask a fictional character for writers, actors and students in search of interesting term paper ideas. This book covers the A - Z of questions from Ambition to Zodiac - create an astrology chart for your character. By the author of Tranquillity Initiative, lauded for her ability to write character.
What the reviewers say about Joan Meijer as an author
“The first big thing that hit me about this book is a specific talent that Joan
has as a writer that I've rarely seen… I'm stunned at the way that
Joan has taken a mere glimpse at a person and made them someone I cared about.”
~ Literary Litter by Shawn
In most good plots the villain and the hero have overlapping ambitions. They want to influence the same town. They want the same girl. Much of the tension of a well-written story comes from this area of conflict. It is helpful when reading or writing a play or novel to examine the ambitions of everyone and pay close attention to where they overlap. It is not necessary that the ambitions look alike, as I said earlier God and the Devil want the same thing, but not in the same way.
What are the character's ambitions? Are they achieved or frustrated in this story? How does that affect the story? Are they actually achievable? Are they a source of pleasure or a source of frustration? Are those ambitions realistic? Do the character’s ambitions meet opposition? Is the opposition internal or external? Is this character his own worst enemy? Do this character’s ambitions often conflict and contrast with the ambitions of other characters. If yes, how? Does this character hold ambitions for another character; A parent wanting something for their child, a husband wanting something for his wife. If yes, what are those ambitions? Does that someone else hold the same ambitions for him or herself? If no, describe that area of conflict. An interesting tool for making a character more interesting is flawed ambition – the character that sleeps through the alarm on the morning of his Olympic Tryouts – twice – has a flawed ambition (see Fatal Flaw and self-sabotage). How do characters mirror each other? If a character can see something in someone else, they probably have the same quality in themselves. (i.e. two characters can each see how the other can achieve an ambition, but they fail to see their own abilities in the same area. Enemies often mirror each other in passion and quality of hate.) Explore this dynamic.
A text for people who want to write a book that positions them as an expert in their field for use on their website or for back of the room sales. If you want to have back of the room or website books to sell - this is the book to get you there.
"This book is packed with information. It's short and fast and opened doors I didn't know were closed."
In the day of self-publishing, and e-book publishing, getting published by other people isn’t all that necessary. It gives you a degree of credibility if you can say that you have been published by a name publisher, and if you need that credibility then that is a decision you must make. Most people don't need that. If you are seeking a name publisher, it is important to realize that whatever route you take, you, as the author, are going to have to do the bulk of self-promotion. Gone are the days of you write and the publisher sells - unless you are a huge name.
What Reviewers Say
Joan won The Author's Show Contest "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" and will be included in the 2011 edition of the book by that title. She is also one of the 2010 and 2011 winning writers in National Novel Writing Month - completing her book "Relentless: The Search for Typhoid Mary" now available in Kindle in 2010 and "The Bridge" a story about a bridge collapse for 2011 - still in revision.
Joan is the former president of The National Emergency Care Advisory Council which worked with the major Networks Program Practices Departments to correctly represent first aid in programming. She is a former New York City Paramedic.
Her books are available on Kindle and Create Space.
In the area of non-fiction you can find "How To Write A Book That Positions You As An Expert In Your Field" and "The Character Book" on Kindle.
Writing as John Russell:
"The Initiative" a medical thriller about a terrorist anthrax attack on New York City
"The President's Dirty Little Secret" a political thriller that leads directly to the Oval Office.
"Accidental Consequences" - an Atomic Thriller - An alternative outcome to what might have happened when Valerie Plame was outed.
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