Beautiful Writers Podcast
By Linda Sivertsen
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Writer Linda Sivertsen (aka Book Mama) brings together the world’s most beloved bestselling authors and creatives for monthly chats on writing, publishing, deal-making, spirituality, activism, and the art of romancing creativity. These up-close conversations—with the likes of Ann Patchett, Maria Shriver, Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Gilbert, Dean Koontz, Brené Brown, Van Jones, Geneen Roth, Martha Beck, Glennon Doyle, Anne Lamott, Rob Bell, Gabby Bernstein, Terry McMillan, Seth Godin, Dani Shapiro, Robert McKee, Marianne Williamson, Steven Pressfield, Arianna Huffington, Leeza Gibbons, Mary Karr, Gretchen Rubin, Austin Channing Brown, Rosie Walsh, and so many others (including super agent, Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, head of worldwide literary at William Morris Endeavor)—are a fan favorite. The show has been downloaded three-quarters of a million times and is frequently profiled on “Best Podcast” lists (most recently on The Motley Fool's top 20 podcasts for Women) and at the top of the Arts & Literature categories on iTunes. If you’ve ever wished you could sit down with your favorite writers to ask them how they do it, year after year, book after book (or album after album), consider this your new, not-so-guilty pleasure. Join Linda and her celebrity co-hosts (and original co-founder, Danielle LaPorte--also a recent guest and guest host) for deep, funny, powerful monthly interviews with authors and songwriters who have pulled it off—from breakout success to staying power. Find heart-centered encouragement, street-smart advice, and insider success (and failure!) stories for every writer and creative type. Details of biggest mistakes, best shortcuts, behind-the-scenes agent, press, and publishing stories help you gain the courage to get your book, blog, ballad, or biz birthed into the world. Take your dreams from idea to done with us. The Beautiful Writers Podcast. Where inspiration is constant and swearing optional (although highly appreciated). Find out more: http://beautifulwriterspodcast.com
||ExplicitSeth Godin: This Is Marketing!||After 18 international bestsellers, Seth Godin ha…||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAnn Patchett: Unplugged||This award-winning, bestselling American (and Nas…||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSteven Pressfield & Tim Grahl: Slaying Creative Dragons||There is an enemy. You are the enemy. Resistance …||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNew! Bday Mix: Expert Top Tips||On this annual birthday episode of the Beautiful …||8/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRosie Walsh: Ghosted. A Publishing Phenomenon||Auctions. Bidding wars. Squealing agents and cham…||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAustin Channing Brown: Racial Justice & the Power of the Pen||Memoirist and racial justice leader, Austin Chann…||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNell Scovell: Just the Funny Parts & Then Some...||A veteran comedy writer for TV, film, and books, …||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"Best Of" Part 2 Episode||Welcome to Part 2 of our “Best Of” episode! Notic…||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGeneen Roth: Messy & Magnificent||Martha Beck guest co-hosts in this radical conver…||3/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMaria Shriver: I've Been Thinking||You’ve watched Maria Shriver on TV for decades. R…||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDebbie Ford's New Book||The late Debbie Ford is here today, via her siste…||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGabby Bernstein: On Judgment & Bestsellers||I LOVE this soul sister. Gabby Bernstein makes me…||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDean Koontz: Master of Suspense||500 million books sold. 38 languages. 14 #1 New Y…||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTom Hanks: Uncommon Type||The one and only Mr. Tom Hanks is here, and he’s …||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVan Jones: Beyond the Messy Truth||CNN political correspondent and New York Times be…||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit"Best Of" Episode, Part 1||Want to be a writer? A career author? In case you…||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJennifer Rudolph Walsh on Together-ness||Oprah's agent, THE biggest literary agent in the …||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRob Bell on Creativity & the Bible||TIME magazine named author Rob Bell one of its “1…||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDanielle LaPorte: White Hot Truth-teller||Author, Visionary, & Oprah SuperSoul100 leader, D…||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCharles Sailor: Hollywood Rebel||Charles Sailor, a Hollywood screenwriter and the …||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAnne Lamott: Hallelujah Anyway||Glennon Doyle Melton is back on the Beautiful Wri…||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGuru Singh: Buried Treasures Revealed||Linda Sivertsen interviews her longtime friend Gu…||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitElizabeth Lesser: Creative Courage||Linda Sivertsen and bestselling author and Oprah …||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPaul Williams: Hitmaker for Generations||Music icon Paul Williams shares a hilarious, hear…||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTerry McMillan: Novels, Memoirs, & Films--Oh My!||Legendary novelist Terry McMillan chats with Lind…||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGlennon Doyle Melton: Beautiful Love Warrior||Linda Sivertsen and her guest co-host, bestsellin…||7/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarianne Williamson: From Tears to Triumph||Marianne is a spiritual teacher and author of 11 …||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitArianna Huffington: Revolutionizing Sleep for Creativity (… and everything else)||You know her as the co-founder and editor-in-chie…||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLeeza Gibbons: Embracing Fierce Optimism||If for some reason you can’t place the beautiful …||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRobert McKee: Story is Everything||In Hollywood, Mr. Robert McKee is a living legend…||3/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBrené Brown: Daring to Create Greatly||One of today’s most beloved authors, Dr. Brené Br…||2/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeth Godin: Tribes, Blogs and Book Biz||Seth Godin is one of the world’s most successful …||1/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSteven Pressfield : Resistance and Invoking the Muse||In this lively chat with a legend of contemporary…||12/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMary Karr : Write the Next True Thing||Known for her dry humor and unrelenting honesty, …||11/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitElizabeth Gilbert : The Big Magic of Creative Living||In this conversation with Elizabeth Gilbert, our …||10/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMartha Beck : Shortcuts to More Magic||This interview is so full of magic it’s not even …||10/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKyle Gray : Inviting Angels into Your Book||This tapped-in, tattooed 27-year-old Angel commun…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGretchen Rubin : Creativity Saving Habits||Gretchen Rubin is the author of 3 blockbuster New…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLaura Yorke : What Agents Really Want||Laura is a veteran book editor, publisher, litera…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJillian Lauren : Writing the Hard Stuff||You may know NYT best-selling memoirist Jillian L…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSarah Manguso : When Writing Heals the Writer||Like most of our favorite authors to interview, S…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDani Shapiro : Behind the Scenes Writing||Bestselling author Dani Shapiro (of the memoirs D…||10/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
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Wow What a Podcast!
Are you a writer? A creative? This is the podcast to listen to! I’m part of Beautiful Writer’s Group and didn’t know that these interviews are here for EVERYONE! Danielle LaPorte and Linda Silvertsen
interviewed my two heroines, Elizabeth Gilbert and Martha Beck, back to back. They ask the tough questions, and these famous people get honest and answer them. It’s refreshing, fun and full of wonderful advice.
Love learning craft & truth from the pros!
I’m so grateful each time I listen to this that as a writer, I am not alone. Even the pros that Linda brings on struggle with the things I am. I learn so much and feel better (and most importantly, get to work) after I listen!