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Beautiful Writers Podcast

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:

Recent Episodes

Tomi Adeyemi & Sabaa Tahir: YA Superstars on Living & Writing HeroicallyOctober 21, 2020 Episode artwork Valarie Kaur & Chris Jackson: A World-Changer and Her Superhero Publisher August 01, 2020 Episode artwork Sue Monk Kidd & Ann Patchett: Longings—In Writing & LifeMay 31, 2020 Episode artwork Dr. Jane Goodall & Keely Shaye Brosnan: Power of the Pen to Heal Mother EarthMay 01, 2020 Episode artwork Joy Harjo: Poet Laureate of the United StatesMarch 31, 2020 Episode artwork Terry McMillan & Laura Munson: The Sisterhood of the Traveling NovelistsMarch 01, 2020 Episode artwork Cheryl Strayed & Nia Vardalos: Answering the Biggest Questions that Stump WritersJanuary 31, 2020 Episode artwork Joel Stein: A Funnyman's Defense of ElitismDecember 09, 2019 Episode artwork Anita Moorjani & Kelly Noonan Gores: Miraculous HealingOctober 30, 2019 Episode artwork Dani Shapiro & Gabby Bernstein: Divine DuoSeptember 30, 2019 Episode artwork Deepak Chopra: Metahuman & Infinite CreativityAugust 30, 2019 Episode artwork “Best-Of" Part 3 EpisodeAugust 01, 2019 Episode artwork Catherine Oxenberg: Rambo Princess DiariesJune 30, 2019 Episode artwork Meg Wolitzer: Blockbuster NovelistMay 31, 2019 Episode artwork Abby Wambach: Wisdom from the WolfpackApril 30, 2019 Episode artwork Candice Bergen: Memoirs & CollaborationMarch 31, 2019 Episode artwork Tosca Lee: Writing the Perfect ThrillerFebruary 28, 2019 Episode artwork Taylor Dayne: Tellin' It From Her HeartJanuary 31, 2019 Episode artwork Lee Child: Writing & Righting WrongsDecember 21, 2018 Episode artwork Seth Godin: This Is Marketing!November 30, 2018 Episode artwork Ann Patchett: UnpluggedNovember 01, 2018 Episode artwork Steven Pressfield & Tim Grahl: Slaying Creative DragonsSeptember 28, 2018 Episode artwork New! Bday Mix: Expert Top TipsAugust 25, 2018 Episode artwork Rosie Walsh: Ghosted. A Publishing PhenomenonJuly 31, 2018 Episode artwork Austin Channing Brown: Racial Justice & the Power of the PenJune 30, 2018 Episode artwork