Description : Magic Words: A Dictionary is a one-of-a-kind resource for armchair linguists, pop-culture enthusiasts, Pagans, Wiccans, magicians, and trivia nuts alike. Brimming with the most intriguing magic words and phrases from around the world and illustrated throughout with magical symbols and icons, Magic Words is a dictionary like no other. More than seven-hundred essay style entries describe the origins of magical words as well as historical and popular variations and fascinating trivia. With sources ranging from ancient Medieval alchemists to modern stage magicians, necromancers, and wizards of legend to miracle workers throughout time, Magic Words is a must have for any scholar of magic, language, history, and culture.
Description : Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Old Scruff is having it rough until two sly cats teach him new tricks. Character concept: Respect: Say please and thank you.
Description : A comprehensive collection of powerful phrases to help you face a variety of life’s challenges. Travelers to foreign countries often carry handy phrase books to help them navigate uncharted territory. Now there’s a guide for getting through tough times in plain English–an essential selection of well-honed phrases to help you soothe and smooth your way through any prickly situation. Divided into three sections–Magic Words to say to yourself, to others, and for universal situations–this invaluable guide contains the verbal keys to the kingdom. Protect yourself in the midst of a tongue-lashing (“Are you actually yelling at me?”); politely remind an obnoxious cell-phone abuser to be courteous (“Don’t forget, you’re not in a phone booth”); or chant this mantra when things seem to be slipping over the edge (“If you want to gain control, you have to give up control”). Life is full of little, and big, stumbling blocks. Whether you’re dealing with an over-inflated ego, meddling in-laws, or even creating the problems yourself, this sharp little handbook has all the Magic Words you need to get through the toughest of times.
Description : Years of experience as a magician taught Tim David that real magic is all about words, and the way they influence the minds of the audience. What sets a professional magician apart from an amateur are people skills like communication, influence, and engagement—skills that are also effective in the workplace. By applying seven “magic” words in a business setting, David offers tools for effective and persuasive communication. You will learn: The secret word that Harvard psychologists discovered is the key to unlocking human motivation How one very special word (spoken only inside your mind) mysteriously has a profound positive impact on those around you The number one mistake that managers make during 1-on-1’s, and the one simple word that can fix it all What Dale Carnegie dubs “the sweetest sound in any language” How one tiny word can instantly change someone’s mind for the better The single word that an in-depth study of thousands of hours of call center recordings revealed as the quickest way to reduce differences and calm people down How the infamous “But Eraser” works and why so many people mess it up The REAL magic behind the word “thanks” The seven words: Magic Word #1 – Because Magic Word #2 – "Name" Magic Word #3 – If Magic Word #4 - But Magic Word #5 - Absolutely Magic Word #6 - Thanks Magic Word #7 - Help
Description : Moore's graphic novels have inspired a number of Hollywood adaptations, including V for Vendetta, Watchmen and From Hell.
Description : In a riveting novel of love and adventure, young Julius Meyer comes to the New World to find himself acting as translator for the famed Indian chief Standing Bear Young Jewish immigrant Julius comes of age surrounded by the wild world of 1867 Nebraska. He befriends the mysterious Prophet John, who saves his life when the two are captured by the Ponca Indian tribe. Living as a slave, Julius meets the noble chief Standing Bear and his young daughter, Prairie Flower, with whom he falls in love. Becoming the tribe’s interpreter—its “speaker”—his life seems safe and settled. But Julius has reckoned without the arrival of his older cousin, Alexander—who, as the Great Herrmann, is the most famous young magician in America. Nor does he suspect the ultimate consequences of Alex’s affair with Lady-Jane Little Feather, a glamorous—and murderous—prostitute destined to become the most scandalous woman on two continents. Filled with adventure, humor, and colorful characters, Magic Words is a riveting adventure about the nature of prejudice, the horror of genocide, and a courageous young man who straddles two worlds to fight for love and freedom.
Description : Theo Adam is the new kid in school, but he is really just trying to get close enough to Billy Batson and his sister Mary to learn the secret word that will transform him into his evil alter ego, Black Adam--will Billy and Mary see through this ploy and be able to stop Adam?
Description : From the bestselling authors of Magic Words: a collection of workplace wisdom for spectacular results on the job Having survived and thrived in the competitive media industry, Alexandra Penney and Howard Kaminsky are now revealing their strategies for success. Magic Words at Work captures lessions learned in the trenches and coins perfect turns of phrase for every office situation, including: • Raising Your Voice Can Work Better Than Raising Your Hand: Don’t spend your life asking for permission and waiting to be called on • The Red Light Is On: Learn the secret to working without interruption • Make Like a Prairie Dog: When management is in flux, stay low to the ground • I'm Going to Lead Between the Lines: Find a solution, then make it fit the rules • Low Overhead Equals High Independence: Living debt-free keeps your options wide open With a memorable mixture of chutzpah and charm, Kaminsky and Penney deliver the bottom line on rising to the top. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Description : Have you ever fumbled for the right words in a difficult or unique situation during hypnotherapy? Wouldn't it be priceless to have a resource that provided you with scripts and patter to solve many problems and unexpected events during hypnosis? Knowing the magic words to use will help you turn any difficulty into an opportunity to really help clients, rather than give up in despair and these patter scripts will make you a better hypnotist. This book goes beyond just a few scripts of patter. This book will actually teach you how to structure hypnosis suggestions, compounding them and making them effective. This is not a script book that gives you start to finish "scriptnosis" scripts to read, but rather teaches you the useful patter to incorporate into your own hypnotherapy sessions; actually helping you to create your own scripts and suggestions.
Description : This master class in writing children’s and young adult novels will teach you everything you need to know to write and publish a great book. The best children’s and young adult novels take readers on wonderful outward adventures and stirring inward journeys. In The Magic Words, editor Cheryl B. Klein guides writers on an enjoyable and practical-minded voyage of their own, from developing a saleable premise for a novel to finding a dream agent. She delves deep into the major elements of fiction—intention, character, plot, and voice—while addressing important topics like diversity, world-building, and the differences between middle-grade and YA novels. In addition, the book’s exercises, questions, and straightforward rules of thumb help writers apply these insights to their own creative works. With its generous tone and useful tools for story analysis and revision, The Magic Words is an essential handbook for writers of children’s and young adult fiction.