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Beautiful Writers Podcast

By Linda Sivertsen

Listen in as author Linda Sivertsen (aka Book Mama) brings together the world’s most beloved bestselling authors for monthly chats on writing, publishing, deal-making, spirituality, activism, and the art of romancing creativity. Now streaming on American Airlines, these up-close conversations are a fan favorite, frequently profiled on “Best Podcast” lists (i.e., The Motley Fool’s “10 Best Podcasts for Women”), and on the top Arts & Books pages of iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Join Linda and her celebrity co-hosts for deep, funny interviews w/ authors who have pulled it off—from breakout success to staying power. Heart-centered encouragement, street-smart advice, and insider success (and failure!) stories for every writer and creative type. 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. New shows post each month. Guests include: Cheryl Strayed, Joy Harjo, Nia Vardalos, Joel Stein, Deepak Chopra, Elizabeth Gilbert, Tom Hanks, Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, Van Jones, Candice Bergen, Meg Wolitzer, Dean Koontz, Ann Patchett, Maria Shriver, Steven Pressfield, Anita Moorjani, Tosca Lee, Brené Brown, Lee Child, Terry McMillan, Anne Lamott, Rob Bell, Dani Shapiro, Gabby Bernstein, Martha Beck, Seth Godin, Danielle LaPorte, Marianne Williamson, Arianna Huffington, Mary Karr, Gretchen Rubin, and WME super-agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh. 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, consider this your new, not-so-guilty pleasure. 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: https://www.beautifulwriterspodcast.com

  1. 1.
    Valarie Kaur & Chris Jackson: A World-Changer and Her Superhero Publisher 08/01/2020
    1:15:49
  2. 2.
    Sue Monk Kidd & Ann Patchett: Longings—In Writing & Life05/31/2020
    1:16:28
  3. 3.
    Dr. Jane Goodall & Keely Shaye Brosnan: Power of the Pen to Heal Mother Earth05/02/2020
    1:10:15
  4. 4.
    Joy Harjo: Poet Laureate of the United States03/31/2020
    1:18:32
  5. 5.
    Terry McMillan & Laura Munson: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Novelists03/01/2020
    59:34
  6. 6.
    Cheryl Strayed & Nia Vardalos: Answering the Biggest Questions that Stump Writers01/31/2020
    54:21
  7. 7.
    Joel Stein: A Funnyman's Defense of Elitism12/09/2019
    1:23:53
  8. 8.
    Anita Moorjani & Kelly Noonan Gores: Miraculous Healing10/30/2019
    1:11:13
  1. 9.
    Dani Shapiro & Gabby Bernstein: Divine Duo10/01/2019
    55:05
  2. 10.
    Deepak Chopra: Metahuman & Infinite Creativity08/30/2019
    1:07:44
  3. 11.
    “Best-Of" Part 3 Episode08/02/2019
    1:24:54
  4. 12.
    Catherine Oxenberg: Rambo Princess Diaries06/30/2019
    56:37
  5. 13.
    Meg Wolitzer: Blockbuster Novelist05/31/2019
    50:25
  6. 14.
    Abby Wambach: Wisdom from the Wolfpack04/30/2019
    1:22:25
  7. 15.
    Candice Bergen: Memoirs & Collaboration03/31/2019
    1:01:12
  8. 16.
    Tosca Lee: Writing the Perfect Thriller02/28/2019
    1:05:06
  9. 17.
    Taylor Dayne: Tellin' It From Her Heart02/01/2019
    1:03:44
  10. 18.
    Lee Child: Writing & Righting Wrongs12/21/2018
    50:37
  11. 19.
    Seth Godin: This Is Marketing!11/30/2018
    53:57
  12. 20.
    Ann Patchett: Unplugged11/01/2018
    1:30:05
  13. 21.
    Steven Pressfield & Tim Grahl: Slaying Creative Dragons09/28/2018
    1:01:03
  14. 22.
    New! Bday Mix: Expert Top Tips08/26/2018
    54:43
  15. 23.
    Rosie Walsh: Ghosted. A Publishing Phenomenon08/01/2018
    1:10:38
  16. 24.
    Austin Channing Brown: Racial Justice & the Power of the Pen06/30/2018
    1:04:32
  17. 25.
    Nell Scovell: Just the Funny Parts & Then Some...05/27/2018
    40:14
  18. 26.
    "Best Of" Part 2 Episode05/01/2018
    1:21:18
  19. 27.
    Geneen Roth: Messy & Magnificent04/01/2018
    1:09:19
  20. 28.
    Maria Shriver: I've Been Thinking02/27/2018
    1:06:42
  21. 29.
    Debbie Ford's New Book01/31/2018
    1:07:29
  22. 30.
    Gabby Bernstein: On Judgment & Bestsellers12/23/2017
    53:39
  23. 31.
    Dean Koontz: Master of Suspense11/21/2017
    1:05:13
  24. 32.
    Tom Hanks: Uncommon Type10/27/2017
    1:07:06
  25. 33.
    Van Jones: Beyond the Messy Truth10/10/2017
    1:17:25
  26. 34.
    "Best Of" Episode, Part 109/01/2017
    1:22:56
  27. 35.
    Jennifer Rudolph Walsh on Together-ness07/31/2017
    1:02:53
  28. 36.
    Rob Bell on Creativity & the Bible07/01/2017
    46:12
  29. 37.
    Danielle LaPorte: White Hot Truth-teller05/25/2017
    1:14:21
  30. 38.
    Charles Sailor: Hollywood Rebel04/27/2017
    1:24:53
  31. 39.
    Anne Lamott: Hallelujah Anyway03/11/2017
    1:08:44
  32. 40.
    Guru Singh: Buried Treasures Revealed12/09/2016
    1:30:23
  33. 41.
    Elizabeth Lesser: Creative Courage11/01/2016
    1:00:44
  34. 42.
    Paul Williams: Hitmaker for Generations09/30/2016
    54:48
  35. 43.
    Terry McMillan: Novels, Memoirs, & Films--Oh My!08/29/2016
    1:06:47
  36. 44.
    Glennon Doyle Melton: Beautiful Love Warrior07/30/2016
    1:02:17
  37. 45.
    Marianne Williamson: From Tears to Triumph06/24/2016
    45:22
  38. 46.
    Arianna Huffington: Revolutionizing Sleep for Creativity (… and everything else)05/19/2016
    27:20
  39. 47.
    Leeza Gibbons: Embracing Fierce Optimism04/23/2016
    51:34
  40. 48.
    Robert McKee: Story is Everything03/19/2016
    1:00:05
  41. 49.
    Brené Brown: Daring to Create Greatly02/19/2016
    41:00
  42. 50.
    Seth Godin: Tribes, Blogs and Book Biz01/20/2016
    39:35
  43. 51.
    Steven Pressfield : Resistance and Invoking the Muse12/21/2015
    48:28
  44. 52.
    Mary Karr : Write the Next True Thing11/20/2015
    35:08
  45. 53.
    Elizabeth Gilbert : The Big Magic of Creative Living10/19/2015
    28:47
  46. 54.
    Martha Beck : Shortcuts to More Magic10/13/2015
    34:00
  47. 55.
    Kyle Gray : Inviting Angels into Your Book10/01/2015
    36:02
  48. 56.
    Gretchen Rubin : Creativity-Saving Habits10/01/2015
    39:18
  49. 57.
    Laura Yorke : What Agents Really Want10/01/2015
    41:16
  50. 58.
    Jillian Lauren : Writing the Hard Stuff10/01/2015
    32:17
  51. 59.
    Sarah Manguso : When Writing Heals the Writer10/01/2015
    38:33
  52. 60.
    Dani Shapiro : Behind the Scenes Writing10/01/2015
    36:59

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