On letting go of potential and other myths of greatness.
Our stories matter. And they are our legacies for future generations. (Plus: some free writing resources.)
The world is full of make-believe. Some of it is sweet, some of it is sick. It persists because we have found no other antidote for pain.
A selection of 25 successful article-to-film adaptations that made it all the way to the box office.
Discussing how privilege factors into Gilbert’s story and success.
Inside music journalism post-2008 recession, and how media consumption in the 21st century offers a road map for the continuation of the once-robust medium.
This past weekend, just a few days before the release of Big Magic: Creativity Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert’s new ode to the creative spirit, I bumped into her in the restroom at Omega Institute, where she was speaking. As I was drying my hands, she caught a glimpse of the Anaïs Nin quote tattooed on […]
Jessa Crispin on the canon of female travel writers.
Grace Loh Prasad realizes that mourning is complicated when home and homeland aren’t the same place.
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