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Ecriture, NaNoWrimo et tribulations textuelles d'une accro du clavier. Bienvenue dans mon univers. Je blogue en français et de temps en temps en anglais. Je suis en plein défi d'écriture en ce moment. Je publie une histoire de 100 mots tous les soirs. Romance, existentialisme et frissons. Venez les découvrir !

Kids and adults attention and impostor syndrome

My husband, my daughter and I have been spending almost all the last 6 week-ends in the mountains where temperatures are way lower than in the city, overheated by the summer sun. Most mornings are spent at the municipal swimming pool. My  husband... Lire la suite ›

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How to work with a creative prompt

Have you noticed how creative prompts seem to be popping around the internet ? I see them all around Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr. Chances are, if you’re like I was before beginning my creative journey, you don’t know what the hell you’re... Lire la suite ›

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Sketchbook Skool new class Let’s Make a Map

Nate Padavick, freelance artist specialized in map illustration  and founder of They Draw and Travel and They Draw and Cook websites teaches a lovely class on map making in Sketchbook Skool. I was a little bit skeptic when I first heard of this... Lire la suite ›

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Creative Revolution e-course

I have been lucky enough to be granted a scholarship for Flora Bowley’s creative revolution e-course.This means I’m embarking in a seven weeks of creative, intuitive and completely new art-venture. I’m a little bit fidgety right now I must... Lire la suite ›

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Order and creativity

I never thought order would be the companion to my creativity.Actually I thought it was an obstacle because I always need to see my supplies or I don’t use them, there fore I maintained a conscious semi controlled chaos on my desk for years.But as... Lire la suite ›

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How to find time for creative activities

Carving time for creative activities never leaves the top ten concerns of non professional creators.There is the job, there is the house, there is the family. There are duties everywhere we look, so grabbing our pen or brush or our glue gun seems... Lire la suite ›

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How to prepare your travel journal (prompts edition)

Summer holidays are just a few weeks away and I am already thinking about my travel journal. Or what I hope will be my travel journal. I thought about a few things I would enjoy drawing and some techniques I’d like to try.  I listed all the... Lire la suite ›

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Coffee time : late spring detox

Following yesterday’s post, I deciced to do a spring detox on the blog. I haven’t changed the theme since the creation of the blog and I feel like it’s outdated now. Also, there are way too many visual elements on the pages. It needs to be... Lire la suite ›

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Back to blogging

Hi Guys ! I have not written or publish anything in many months. I know I should have informed you about what is going on but the truth is I had a very hard time figuring out in which direction I wanted my blog to evolve. Besides having a lot to... Lire la suite ›

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Magazine n°1 disponible dès maintenant

Magazine n°1 disponible dès maintenant

Vous l’attendiez ? Le numéro 1 est enfin disponible ! Jetez-vous dessus sans hésiter, il est entièrement gratuit😉 Nous espérons qu’il va vous plaire ! (pour rappel, sommaire ici) Cliq… Source : Magazine n°1 disponible dès... Lire la suite ›

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Un super projet pour les lecteurs et les auteurs indépendants : L’Indé Panda

Un super projet pour les lecteurs et les auteurs indépendants : L’Indé Panda

Originally posted on Chez Cindy: Aujourd’hui, j’ai envie de vous parler d’un projet que je soutiens de tout mon cœur : L’Indé Panda. Il s’agit d’un magazine gratuit trimestriel (premier numéro prévu... Lire la suite ›

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TGBOL chapter 6.0 Embrace your quirkiness

TGBOL chapter 6.0 Embrace your quirkiness

Hello dear TGBOLers and thank you so much for all your contributions to last week’s prompt. I was wondering if this type of  list with instruction would interest some of you and by the looks of things, it seems like it did ! I feel like... Lire la suite ›

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TGBOL 5.2 & 5.3 : the elements of my day and So far so good

TGBOL 5.2 & 5.3 : the elements of my day and So far so good

I havn’t been able to post last week because of infernal seasonal allergies but the theme I had chosen still feels relevant. And this week’s theme is supposed to be a corner stone is this year’s TGBOL, so let’s... Lire la suite ›

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The Great Book of lists,  chapter 5.1 : People who inspired you

The Great Book of lists, chapter 5.1 : People who inspired you

This week, Jartagnan suggested a theme that is very dear to his heart and kindly accepted to write its prompt. You too can suggest a them or a subject on which you’d like to write a list. You just have to go to the blog’s contact page... Lire la suite ›

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Le Grand Livre des Listes, chapitre 5.1 : Les gens qui vous ont inspiré

Le Grand Livre des Listes, chapitre 5.1 : Les gens qui vous ont inspiré

Cette semaine, Jartagnan a proposé un thème qui lui tient à coeur et il a gentiment accepté d’en écrire la présentation.  Vous pouvez tous proposer/suggérer des thèmes sur lesquels vous aimeriez faire des listes. Il vous suffit... Lire la suite ›

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TGBOL, chapter 5.0 : I am currently…

TGBOL, chapter 5.0 : I am currently…

Happy may the fourth to all of you. It’s Star Wars day today. And it’s a good day to plan something fun, unusual and a little outside of our comfort zone. So this week’s list is going to be a little different. It’s going to be a... Lire la suite ›

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TGBOL, Chapter 4.1 : Groceries

TGBOL, Chapter 4.1 : Groceries

Hi guys. Times does fly by and I got caught in too many things to deal upfront with to even find time to post last week’s theme. Sorry. But I am back now with a theme that was suggested by TGBOL author Jartagnan. He suggested we should... Lire la suite ›

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TBBOL Chapter 4.0 : Hobbies !

TBBOL Chapter 4.0 : Hobbies !

Here is another theme I can’t believe we havn’t treated yet : hobbies. We all love to do things besides our jobs and family obligations OR if we are lucky enough, job and family obligations include our hobbies. What are the activities... Lire la suite ›

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[Wrap up] Le Grand Livre des Listes Chapitre 3.2 et 3.3 : Actes d’amour et Celebration

[Wrap up] Le Grand Livre des Listes Chapitre 3.2 et 3.3 : Actes d’amour et Celebration

  Nous avons tous notre façon de témoigner notre affection ou de faire la fête mais sans surprise, Il n’y a pas d’habitué des boites de nuits parmi les auteurs du Grand Livre des Listes. Il y a cependant des amateurs... Lire la suite ›

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[Wrap up] TGBOL Chapter 3.2 and 3.3 : Acts of love and Celebration

[Wrap up] TGBOL Chapter 3.2 and 3.3 : Acts of love and Celebration

We all have our way of expressing our love and our joy and unsurprisingly a lot of TGBOL authors who have answered last week’s themes aren’t night club creatures. They’re keen on a good meal and a happy drink,  and alone... Lire la suite ›

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