LeTara Moore

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Hearts & Stars: A Poem

I have a million interests, but my pen will always have a place in my heart. My typical day consists of an early morning workout, prepping for work, …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Suspicion…I had a clue

Hello and happy Valentine’s day! It has been while since my last post here. However, if you follow me on social media, then you’ve been seeing my …

Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop

In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s …

3 Stocks to Buy When the Market Crashes

With the market down over 7% in just a few days, investors are getting fearful that the next crash is coming soon. These three investors each have a …

14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

Erykah Badu on Jedi Mind Tricks and How Millennials Hear Music

“I’m gathering ideas,” says Erykah Badu, talking over dinner at a vegan restaurant in midtown Manhattan. “I’m uploading.” Badu, in a baggy sweater, …

Unmoved

My spirit undulated<br>Being infused with your love<br>But now they are separated<br>And all is static above.© LeTara Moore, All Rights ReservedStatic

Sudden Credit Score Drop: Reality Check

You’ve worked hard. It took you roughly a year and a half to raise your credit score by 180 points. You only have two negative items left on your …

Cash Is King, Credit Is Queen: How Credit Will Affect Your Success

Credit has become part of everyone's financial foundation. Without it, it is nearly impossible to purchase a car, become a homeowner or obtain any …

Personal Finance

Reflections and Rejections 2016

There’s no better way to end the year than with a little negative, but constructive feedback. Seems a little counterintuitive, huh? Not really. …

Writing

Reflections and Rejections 2017

There’s no better way to end the year than with a little negative, but constructive feedback. Seems a little counterintuitive, huh? Not really. …

How To Make A Name For Yourself Online, According To Experts

Nowadays, if someone’s trying to figure out who you are — whether it’s a potential employer or a potential date — the first thing they’ll do is …

Social Media

46 Books By Women of Color to Read in 2018

Someday we’ll have a 46th president, but until then, here are 46 other things to look forward toI first wrote a list like this in February of 2017. …

Review: Glass Goddesses, Concrete Walls by Keith Kareem Williams

January 19, 2017 Contemporary Fiction, Erotica, Thriller<p>Mixed Emotions. Intrigue. Admiration. Horror. Respect. So many adjectives to describe my …

Haiku #5: Light

The light from your eyesWelcomes a change in seasonAnd brightens my soul © LeTara Moore, All Rights Reserved

Facebook

For me, creating projects around the holidays is significant because holidays are markers in time that are consistent making a holiday project …

Stocking Stuffers

Give Thanks for the Winter Solstice. You Might Not Be Here Without It.

On Dec. 21, or Thursday this year, the sun will hug the horizon. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it will seem to barely rise — hardly peeking above a city’s skyline or a forest’s snow-covered evergreens — before it swiftly sets.<p>For months, the orb’s arc across the sky has been slumping, …

The Best Long Nights

“I didn’t think it could get any worse,” Diane said. “The day began terribly when my alarm clock failed to sound off and I was late leaving for …

Not So Obvious

In experimenting with various styles of writing and reading more of other writers’ work, I’m learning my strengths and weaknesses. Though I’m …

How to retire in your 30s: save most of your money and rethink your core values

Seven in 10 Americans are disengaged from their jobs, according to Gallup. That's more than two-thirds of us who are unfulfilled by our work, just dragging our sorry selves to and from the office every day.<p>One community has an attractive answer: just quit.<p>A burgeoning online community advocates …

Retirement

Bill Gates: 5 Amazing Books I Read in 2017

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

Books

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

The Miscarriage

About this Poem<p>"It’s hard to feel optimistic in a world that shows less and less mercy every day. Still, we must keep striving toward positivity and …

How To Make Money Writing Short Fiction With Douglas Smith

<b>Short stories are creatively satisfying, but they can also bring multiple streams of income</b> through different intellectual property licensing …

Cat Person

<i>Audio:</i> Kristen Roupenian reads.<p>Margot met Robert on a Wednesday night toward the end of her fall semester. She was working behind the concession stand at the artsy movie theatre downtown when he came in and bought a large popcorn and a box of Red Vines.<p>“That’s an . . . unusual choice,” she said. “I …

LeTara Moore, author of Reflection in the Music

<b>When and why did you begin writing?</b><p>I began writing when I was a child. My third-grade class performed a play for one of the younger classes and I …

Writing

Spotlight: The Darkest Loop by James Fant

September 04, 2017 Mystery, Suspense, Thriller<p>So this review I’m doing a little differently than normal. Today is the official release date for The …

LeTara Writes Reviews

<i>When Susie comes to Jazz Age America, she knows her life will change. Back in China, spirits mingle in the mists of the rice fields and trick humans</i> …

Book Review: Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

<b>Amazon/Barnes & Noble</b>I have been a fan of Issa Rae’s since Awkward Black Girl was still only a series on YouTube. I was super excited about seeing …