Sal’s diner wrapped him in a rich compost of aromas as he made his way past tables and booths for a counter seat. Fresh coffee, sizzling bacon, and the sweet overtones of pancakes and pure maple syrup filled his nostrils and tempted his stomach.
- William C.
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Welcome! I’m Celeste Davidson, founder of LiteraTea, an uplifting online community for readers
and writers, just like you.
Claire: Marie shredded the invitation to her high school reunion, creating a pile of confetti
on the burled walnut of her antique partner’s desk.
Jim: In the late fall of that year, we lived in a tiny apartment in the West Village. Had
been a window to speak of, it would’ve surveyed the cobbled tree lining spans of
Some people come to LiteraTea with tales to tell and dive right in. Others simply prefer to read
and discuss original stories from our curated collection. And of course, there are those who
enjoy it all – reading, writing, and discussing stories.
Jim: Great story, Claire. You know, I really loved your main character. She really kept me
sitting on the edge of my seat!
Claire: Thanks, Jim! Who knew it’d be such fun to pretend I was somebody else for a bit!
are you working on?
Unlike other websites, LiteraTea is based on respect for you and your time. That means no ads,
no spam, and no trolls. We verify the identity of everyone on the site.
LiteraTea also enforces a clear set of rules to ensure kind and constructive feedback and
inspire a unique level of comradery among our members.
Pamela R., Member: One of the things I like best about this community is the fact that
it is a community. Whether you are a reader looking for stories to entertain you or
inspire you, or you’re a writer like myself, trying to become a better writer.
Alyssa M., Member: LiteraTea has been great for me as a writer, as a creative person to
create community within an activity that I enjoy doing so much. That’s caused me to become
directly a better writer.
This atmosphere inspires many members to create and share their stories, even if they’ve been
reluctant to do so before.
Dolly B., Member: I enjoyed meeting other people and hearing other people’s stories, and I
found it stimulating and almost like a trigger to what I maybe could write.
If you wish to develop your storytelling skills, we deliver self-paced courses and activities
that help to motivate you and improve your writing. Whether you’re a professional or just
Eric Abrams, Screenwriter: All of us have been telling stories our whole lives. LiteraTea
demystifies the process and makes it less scary so you can put your stories out there and
have a lot of fun in the process.
For example, our flagship course Better Storytelling is ideal for intermediate writers. It helps
you brainstorm and develop the key elements of the story, then guides you from rough draft to
revisions. And voila! A polished, ready-to-post story.
At LiteraTea, we believe that everyone has stories to tell – it’s human nature. And you don’t
have to be a professional writer to tell your story. Our job is to help you share your stories
in a meaningful way, regardless of your writing experience.
David Rompf, Author: The storytelling is really that: the desire to have our personal
narratives put out into the world and shared with other people. Whether it’s in
the written form or any form of expression.
As a member of LiteraTea, you can engage with others in the community whenever you want, for as
long as you want, from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you happen to be.
So, leave behind the buzz and intrusions of your daily life and enter a civilized, thoughtful,
and uplifting realm of stories.
Claire: That’s good, I like that!
LiteraTea is the perfect place to tell your own stories, find writing guidance and inspiration,
and reach out to other story lovers. The heart of LiteraTea is our library filled with stories
carefully curated to satisfy your particular reading preferences. When you’re done reading just
click to join the discussion, where you can offer friendly, constructive feedback, ask writers
about their stories or writing process, or just shoot the breeze. Everyone benefits from these
We provide every tool you’ll need to create your masterpiece. Our story editor is
distraction-free and you can import or export your work at any time. When you’re ready, you
can format and
tag your story, publish it to the library, and share it with friends and family. As your
portfolio grows, you’ll find it’s easy to track your work; you control who can see your stories
and make comments.
I hope you’re beginning to get a sense of our site. There is so much more I’d like to share
about LiteraTea: from our great courses and interactive templates, to daily writing tips and
prompts, to monthly contests with cash prizes, and in-depth member interviews, just to name a
few. But the best way to appreciate LiteraTea is to experience it for yourself.
Join today and you can get your first month free and it’s easy to cancel at any time! Don’t
waste another second, our uplifting community of story lovers awaits!