by Shannon Leahy | May 20, 2021
Let’s play a game. The next time you’re with someone (ba-hahaha… let’s just keep moving), ask them to listen to you. Now that you’ve climbed THAT mountain, try this. With your index finger tap out the “Happy Birthday” song. No humming allowed, pretty please. Easy...
by Shannon Leahy | Apr 20, 2021
No one likes a clown at midnight. I love Stephen King. A clown in the dark. In the rain. On your doorstep. Holding a knife. Now that we all feel uncomfortable, let’s talk about blowing it. You know, the charmingly delicious epic fails we’ve done on page and (Zoom)...
by Shannon Leahy | Mar 20, 2021
One of the great joys in life is finishing a first draft of anything. A freshly painted wall – preferably a colour you love. A newly planted garden – assuming you love digging deep and getting dirty. A manuscript and mission of love –an achievement causing fist pumps...
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One-Minute Story Tips is a labour of love. Writers have a lot of “wisdom,” which I define as knowing what does not work. Perfectionism? Nope. Playing it safe? Nope. Feedback from trolls? Nope. OMST is all about finding your voice, your Joy and your confidence on page and stage.
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