In This Episode, We Discuss How Find Real Life in Stories. You’ll learn:
- How slowing down the mind and increasing concentration leads to freshness in the creative process
- Why we need to pay attention to both our natural and habitual tendencies
- Why there is power in moments of uncertainty and how we can one navigate them
- How fear and doubt are common struggles when trying to create something meaningful
- How specificity leads to higher levels of thinking and less reactive behaviors
George Saunders is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven books, including A Swim in a Pond in the Rain; Lincoln in the Bardo, which won the Booker Prize; Congratulations, by the Way; Tenth of December, a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the inaugural Folio Award; The Braindead Megaphone; and the critically acclaimed collections CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, and In Persuasion Nation. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University. His latest book is Liberation Day: Stories
Connect with George Saunders: Website
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