Méli-Mélo: a snackable mix of links capturing my attention

Amy Tector
All the links, lists and tweets that capture my attention, make me think or make me laugh. Méli-Mélo is the Quebecois name for "Bits 'n Bites" - that delicious snack combining Cheerios, pretzels and chippy bits.
Created 23 Jan 2021
  • Debut Writers + cheese + obituaries (bonus Miss Piggy)
    19 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    May I recommend reading debut writers. Now, you might be thinking this is awfully self-serving, Amy, as I happen to know for a fact that you yourself are a debut author. Well, you’ve caught me. I do w...
  • Cozy lights + art thefts + pregnancy
    12 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    May I recommend Cozy lights Oh, you’re recommending Christmas lights at Christmas time. How really flipping original, Amy. Aren’t you innovative? Aren’t you cutting edge? Aren’t you cool? You like the...
  • A Thesaurus + pandemic legends + Christmas movies
    05 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    May I recommend a thesaurus I’m on the hook to do a lot of writing quickly and so have been experimenting with productivity hacks… I’m trying out Scrivener, which is a word processing system specifica...
  • Homework + stolen art + the Satanic Temple
    21 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    May I recommend Homework That’s right, I’m away next week, and thus there shall be no new newsletter. No chance to peruse my typos, admire my inventive punctuation and maybe - juuuuuust maybe - learn ...
  • Buffer Days + temperate climates + Oreos
    14 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    May I recommend Buffer days. We’re all grownups here, so I am assuming we are all on the same page, but on the off chance that one of you missed this in the How To Adult Like A Pro course, may I intro...
  • Checking out my website + lady scientists and literary forensics
    07 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    May I recommend Looking at my website: www.amytector.com To be truthful, there’s not a ton on there, but one day, when I’m a genuine published author there will be, so you should get in the habit of p...
  • My toothbrush + Babylonian Ghosts + creativity
    31 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    May I recommend this toothbrush It is an Oral B Pro 500 electric toothbrush. I went electric with my tooth brushery a few years ago, mostly because I brush with such unmanageable ferocity that my poor...
  • This cookbook + scary stories + suitcases
    24 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    May I recommend ARAB COOKING ON A SASKATCHEWAN HOMESTEAD I am not a major chef, but I can get the job done and I often quite like cooking… Back in the olden days, I was a keen cook book buyer and I am...
  • Bragging + Iran+ Adele
    17 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 2
    May I recommend This week it’s not a recommendation so much as a brag. So maybe that’s what I recommend this week - a bit of good old fashioned bragging. Thrust out your chest, tug your suspenders awa...
  • Le Creuset Factory Outlet + Bad Art Friend and Halloween
    10 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
    May I recommend Okay, this is where your subscription to this newsletter FINALLY pays some dividends, because I am going to give you some insider intel that will knock your flipping socks off… Deep in...
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