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  • Writer's pictureNicola Humber

Episode 176: Book-writing Lessons from Elizabeth Gilbert

In this episode of the Unbound Writer’s Club, Nicola shares insights from seeing the amazing Elizabeth Gilbert speak recently. Elizabeth has written many books, including Eat, Pray, Love, and Big Magic. The latter coached Nicola through writing her first book, Heal Your Inner Good Girl.

In this Episode:

  • What did Elizabeth Gilbert’s wisdom spark in Nicola?

  • Elizabeth’s struggle with finding time to write

  • Focusing on and prioritising the things that are important to you

  • Being bombarded with information and content

  • If your book’s important to you, what’s it going to take for you to show up for it?

  • Stepping into the identity of the transformational author you're here to be

  • Compassion is more important than discipline

  • We are cyclical beings; we get to ebb and flow with our process

  • Trusting yourself and your own experience

  • What do you do when your writing just doesn't feel good enough?

  • Elizabeth’s relationship with her guides

  • ‘Doing’ all the time isn’t how the creative process works

  • Don't keep waiting for your book to feel perfect

Links Mentioned:

Want to carve out time for your writing? Join The Unbound Writer's Club Membership

Ready to commit to your book and complete it over the next 12 months? Join the Birth Your Transformational Book group programme

Find out more about our Done-For-You Publishing Packages at The Unbound Press

Keen to harness the power of your writing to make more impact and create an abundant income? Join the Abundant Author Academy

Want to get a taste of the Unbound Writing community? Join Nicola's free ‘Get Book Ready’ Facebook Group

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