About the Book:
worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love:
the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed of.
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn
inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert for years.
Now, in Big Magic this beloved author digs deep into her own
generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about
With profound empathy and radiant generosity,
Elizabeth Gilbert offers potent insights into the mysterious
nature of inspiration. She asks you to embrace your curiosity and let
go of needless suffering. She shows you how to tackle what you most
love, and how to face down what you most fear. She discusses the
attitudes, approaches, and habits you need in order to live your most
creative life. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful
pragmatism, Elizabeth Gilbert encourages you to uncover the strange jewels that are hidden inside each of us.
Whether you are looking to write a book, make art,
be more creative, find new ways to address challenges in your work,
embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse your everyday life
with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear cracks open a
world of wonder and joy.
What people say:
must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life … I dare you
not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious."
is a celebration of a creative life…Gilbert's love of creativity is
infectious, and there's a lot of great advice in this sunny
book…Gilbert doesn't just call for aspiring artists to speak their
truth, however daffy that may appear to others; she is showing them
how." — Washington Post
Gilbert is my new spirit animal… I have profoundly changed my
approach to creating since I read this book."
— Huffington Post
inspiration, part how-to, it offers up both a philosophy of
creativity and advice for living a more creatively fulfilling life."
— Fast Company
"Worth a read
for any artist struggling for some peace and quiet in a head bursting
with creativity." — Bustle
About the Author:
is an award-winning American writer of both fiction and non-fiction.
Her best known work is Eat, Pray, Love, her memoir that
chronicled her divorce and subsequent travels, and inspired a film
adaptation starring Julia Roberts. She started out writing
short stories and articles for such publications as Spin, GQ and The
New York Times Magazine. An article she wrote in GQ about her
experiences bar-tending became the basis for the movie Coyote