Samara O'Shea

Archive for February, 2020

Cyrano for Hire

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Last September I put out a call for someone (anyone!) who has hired a letter writer (or asked a friend to write on his or her behalf) to speak about the experience. I reached out to former clients, friends and strangers on social media. Crickets. Then one blessed day, a former client got in touch and said he was willing to talk on the record. Thank you brave soul! Now you can listen to me, aforementioned client, and master podcast creator, Cathy Fitzgerald, talk about the profession of letter writing on Cyrano for Hire.

4 Days…

Monday, February 10th, 2020

…until Valentine’s Day. Pens and pencils out for letter writing, not just card signing! Don’t discriminate. I have enjoyed sending Valentines to friends as well as lovers over the years. If you’re staring at a blank page and need a primer, HuffPost Canada featured some of my letter writing tips last week. Enjoy the process.