Anxiety is an aspect of many writer's lives, so how can you write and publish while still balancing your physical and mental health? Plus, how writing can be a fulfilling second career. These topics and more in discussion with Lisa M Lilly today.
In the intro, big publishers sue Audible over the new Captions feature — but will this turn into a discussion of AI copyright? [The Verge], The 3 reasons why Amazon is making it harder for retailers on its stores, discussed on Land of the Giants episode 6; and the BBC announces their new voice assistant which will distinguish between British regional accents.
Plus, my Second Edition of Public Speaking for Authors, Creatives and Other Introverts is now available for pre-order, coming 1 Oct 2019 in all formats, including my self-narrated audiobook.
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Lisa M. Lilly is the bestselling author of suspense, thrillers and supernatural novels as well as non-fiction for writers. She's also an attorney and adjunct professor of law. Her latest book is Happiness, Anxiety, and Writing: Using Your Creativity to Live a Calmer Happier Life.
- The benefits of having more than one simultaneous career
- Directing anxiety in another way so that it feeds creativity
- Staying healthy while writing a lot
- Using affirmations to bolster creativity and confidence
- Balancing several creative pursuits
- On the connection that happens with audiences when they hear our voices