Author Archives: Léa

About Léa

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

My message may be unpalatable to some…

Originally posted on Have We Had Help?:
…certain individuals don’t like plain speaking, preferring to bury their heads in the sand. ~~~ One current ugly stumbling block for all writers these days to be ignored at all costs is the…

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Stan Green’s Secret #WW1 #shortstories #RemembranceDay

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
? ‘How old are you, son?’  Stan straightened his spine and stretched his shoulders back, looking beyond the man to the recruitment poster of Lord Kitchener, on the wall.  ‘Eighteen, sir.’ ‘Hmm. Date of birth?’…

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Putting it in perspective!

Here’s another post about some of the sharks waiting to pounce on the unwary writer… ~~~ As a published writer, sooner or later you will encounter one or more of the following! Once you have published a book or books, … Continue reading

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Scattering

Originally posted 19 May, 2012 “In one of those stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky … Continue reading

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Scattering

“In one of those stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night. And when your … Continue reading

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for the record

Originally posted on 07/04/2012by Léa “All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.” – Mae West for the record she keeps her book near the bed neatly listing lovers she has known they wonder does she grade … Continue reading

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Voices of 1919

Originally posted on Poet Laureate:
Celebrate National Poetry Day in Worcestershire. Voices of 1919 Autumn in Malvern Festival  Elmslie House, 8 Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AG Tickets £8.00 available from Malvern Theatres  The Box Office, Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern…

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The Marathon of Novel-Writing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jennifer Kelland Perry Nearly five years ago, I posted an entry to my blog about how I had recently begun writing a novel. How excited I was to tell you of my…

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The Soldiers’ Pocket Books That Legitimized Paperbacks

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Even though pamphlets and softcover books have been available in Europe since the 16th century, US readers looked down on them until well into the 20th century. As a recent Atlas Obscura post by…

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Democracy… no, sadly it is not.

Thank you Sally for your courage. There are very few words here that I haven’t said myself, not that anyone was listening. My only disagreement would be on the views of Western Europe regarding the American Image. I’ve been living … Continue reading

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