Author Archives: Léa

About Léa

A wanderer who has found home in the South of France.

How to Make Time for Creativity

Originally posted on ALK3R:
There’s a creative person buzzing around in each of us. But they can’t come to the phone right now, because they’re buried in admin and paperwork. It’s something that’s happened to nearly everyone at some…

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Honoring Mary Tyler Moore

Originally posted on Joanne Guidoccio:
Visionary. Groundbreaking Actress. Producer. TV Legend. Passionate advocate for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. So many accolades come to mind whenever Mary Tyler Moore’s name is mentioned. Yesterday, Mary died at the age of eighty.…

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SAY YES TO YOUR SELF!

Creative dreams can be pesky little things. They will do whatever they can to persuade you to follow them and once you do decide to go after them, you will be at their mercy! Here are 12 things your creative … Continue reading

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Quotes of the day -Guillement du jour

Despite the passage of time, I find much relevance to the present. If any of these quotes speak to you, or make you think, it is what I hoped for. In addition to the quotes you find here, you will … Continue reading

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The bitter taste of defeat and failure — bruises you can touch

Originally posted on bruises you can touch: Always expect the unexpected. Be prepared like a girl scout without the rules (but with teh cookies). That’s always been one of my life’s mottos. After taking my last ever dose of opiate … Continue reading

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Writers: Judge Yourself by Your Own Standards — A Writer’s Path

by Kate M. Colby ‘Comparisonitis’ is the most infectious disease in the writer community. Can you blame us? When John’s book has 100 five-star reviews and Jane has written six books this year and Joe has landed a major publishing … Continue reading

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– Ralph Waldo Emerson — A Not So Jaded Life

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow … Continue reading

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If You Give A Writer…

Originally posted on Rachel Poli:
I have no idea what made me think of this, but I had a lot of fun with it and I hope you enjoy it. It’s based off the children’s book, If You Give a Mouse a…

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“A Guide to Short Story Contests in 2017” — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Originally posted on Notes from An Alien: This would normally be a re-blog day; but, Aerogramme Writers’ Studio published A Guide to Short Story Contests in 2017. Since some of the contests have deadlines in January, I thought it needed … Continue reading

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Five of the Best Books for Cat-Lovers — Interesting Literature

Five great books about cats What gift should one get for the book-lover who is also a cat-lover? Below are our five suggestions, all of which are great books – memoirs, novels, poetry books – which feature cats in some … Continue reading

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