How to Be Super Irritating Without Saying a Word
by Shannon Leahy | May 20, 2021 | Communication, PostsLet’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...
Why Exposing Yourself is Good Clean Fun
by Shannon Leahy | Apr 20, 2021 | Communication, PostsNo 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)...
How to write: Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite… and repeat
by Shannon Leahy | Mar 20, 2021 | Posts, WritingOne 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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