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In Season 2 of Magic Lessons, the author Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat Pray Love) offers wisdom and advice to artists trying to overcome creative obstacles. To help these writers, poets, dancers, and comedians she enlists the help of several friends including Sarah Jones, Neil Gaiman, Gary Shteyngart, Amy Purdy, Michael Ian Black, Brandon Stanton, Martha Beck, and Glennon Doyle Melton. Magic Lessons are roadmaps for the path to creativity, the extra nudge we need when we’re feeling stuck in our creative lives. The podcast evolved out Gilbert's book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear published by Riverhead.MAGIC LESSONS art courtesy of Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Latest Episodes

Magic Lessons Ep. 209: “Show Up Before You’re Ready” featuring Glennon Doyle Melton

This week, on the season finale of Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert takes a deep dive into the some of the season’s themes with writer and activist Glennon Doyle Melton. They talk about Melton’s trajectory from blogger to best-selling author, and she offers a benediction to the eight creators who shared their stories this season. Special Guest: Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoirs Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior:The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life. She’s the creator of the online community Momastery and the founder and president of the non-profit Together Rising, which has raised millions of dollars for families in crisis all over the world. This week's sponsors: Audible.com, Casper.com, TheGreatCoursesPlus.com, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

55 MIN2016 SEP 24
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Magic Lessons Ep. 209: “Show Up Before You’re Ready” featuring Glennon Doyle Melton

Magic Lessons Ep. 208: “Leap Into the Fire” featuring Martha Beck

This week on Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert advises Hope, a spoken-word poet in Ohio. A self-described introvert, Hope wants to take her poetry to the next level, but she's scared to submit her work to journals and enter poetry slams. She's paralyzed by a deep fear of rejection. Liz calls up her friend, the writer and life coach Martha Beck, for more guidance on Hope’s case. Special Guest: Martha Beck is a speaker, writer, and life coach. Her bestselling books include Expecting Adam, Finding Your Own North Star, and Diana, Herself: An Allegory of Awakening. Beck is also a columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine. Find out more about her at marthabeck.com This week's sponsors: Casper, The Great Courses Plus, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

79 MIN2016 SEP 17
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Magic Lessons Ep. 208: “Leap Into the Fire” featuring Martha Beck

Magic Lessons Ep. 207: “Living the Dream and Facing the Nightmare” featuring Neil Gaiman

This week on Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert advises Britta, a former lawyer-turned- writer in Amsterdam struggling to make progress on her second book. After success with her first novel, Britta made several failed attempts to start her second. She can’t find the flow and fears she has lost the the joy in writing. Liz calls up her friend, the prolific writer and novelist Neil Gaiman, for more guidance on Britta’s case. Special Guest: Neil Gaiman writes fiction, comic books, graphic novels, journalism, audio theater, and films. Hisworks include The Sandman, American Gods, and the children’s novel and animated film Coraline. His new book, a collection of essays about artists, myths, and memories, is called A View from the Cheap Seats. Find out more about him at Neil Gaiman.com This week's sponsors: Audible, The Great Courses Plus, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

77 MIN2016 SEP 10
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Magic Lessons Ep. 207: “Living the Dream and Facing the Nightmare” featuring Neil Gaiman

Latest Episodes

Magic Lessons Ep. 209: “Show Up Before You’re Ready” featuring Glennon Doyle Melton

This week, on the season finale of Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert takes a deep dive into the some of the season’s themes with writer and activist Glennon Doyle Melton. They talk about Melton’s trajectory from blogger to best-selling author, and she offers a benediction to the eight creators who shared their stories this season. Special Guest: Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoirs Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior:The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life. She’s the creator of the online community Momastery and the founder and president of the non-profit Together Rising, which has raised millions of dollars for families in crisis all over the world. This week's sponsors: Audible.com, Casper.com, TheGreatCoursesPlus.com, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

55 MIN2016 SEP 24
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Magic Lessons Ep. 209: “Show Up Before You’re Ready” featuring Glennon Doyle Melton

Magic Lessons Ep. 208: “Leap Into the Fire” featuring Martha Beck

This week on Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert advises Hope, a spoken-word poet in Ohio. A self-described introvert, Hope wants to take her poetry to the next level, but she's scared to submit her work to journals and enter poetry slams. She's paralyzed by a deep fear of rejection. Liz calls up her friend, the writer and life coach Martha Beck, for more guidance on Hope’s case. Special Guest: Martha Beck is a speaker, writer, and life coach. Her bestselling books include Expecting Adam, Finding Your Own North Star, and Diana, Herself: An Allegory of Awakening. Beck is also a columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine. Find out more about her at marthabeck.com This week's sponsors: Casper, The Great Courses Plus, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

79 MIN2016 SEP 17
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Magic Lessons Ep. 208: “Leap Into the Fire” featuring Martha Beck

Magic Lessons Ep. 207: “Living the Dream and Facing the Nightmare” featuring Neil Gaiman

This week on Magic Lessons, Elizabeth Gilbert advises Britta, a former lawyer-turned- writer in Amsterdam struggling to make progress on her second book. After success with her first novel, Britta made several failed attempts to start her second. She can’t find the flow and fears she has lost the the joy in writing. Liz calls up her friend, the prolific writer and novelist Neil Gaiman, for more guidance on Britta’s case. Special Guest: Neil Gaiman writes fiction, comic books, graphic novels, journalism, audio theater, and films. Hisworks include The Sandman, American Gods, and the children’s novel and animated film Coraline. His new book, a collection of essays about artists, myths, and memories, is called A View from the Cheap Seats. Find out more about him at Neil Gaiman.com This week's sponsors: Audible, The Great Courses Plus, and Stamps.com Use the promo code: Lessons

77 MIN2016 SEP 10
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Magic Lessons Ep. 207: “Living the Dream and Facing the Nightmare” featuring Neil Gaiman
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