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Episode 46- Emily Giffin on Living The Life You Want

Emily Giffin

Dubbed a “modern-day Jane Austen,” byVanity Fair, author Emily Giffin has touched the hearts of millions of readers with her bestselling novels. Her books have been translated into 31 languages and sold more than 11 million copies worldwide. Her latest book, All We Ever Wantedis out now. On this episode, Emily talks about the creative process and finding the courage to pursue your dreams.

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Show Notes

  • Why Emily left her career in law to pursue writing full-time (4:34)
  • The danger of living in your comfort zone (6:55)
  • Her advice to people who are stuck in a job they don’t love (9:17)
  • How Emily’s move to London after September 11 inspired her hit book Something Borrowed (11:30)
  • Her creative process as a writer (15:49)
  • Why she starts first with character development (18:19)
  • Getting over writer’s block (21:49)
  • The feeling of putting a new book out into the world (27:45)
  • How long it takes her to write a book (29:32)
  • Learning to listen to your gut (30:23)
  • How she manages her energy (34:10)
  • TV series coming soon (37:12)
  • Finding joy in the work you do (39:42)
  • The best advice Emily has ever received (44:34)

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