Big Magic

Big Magic

Elizabeth Gilbert









From the 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’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

Elizabeth Gilbert is an award-winning writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Her short story collection Pilgrims was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award, and her novel Stern Men was a New York Times notable book. Her 2002 book The Last American Man was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critic’s Circle Award.

Her memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, spent...

interesting. the path to anything creative, really. bugs bunny.
中年人自救丛书之四:非常热爱看作家分享怎么写作,能够真诚分享自己创意过程的创造者真是太勇敢、太无私、太可贵了,毕竟是一件这么私人的事情。最喜欢的两个点1)灵感是飘在空中的,随时等待适合的宿主 2)没有passion也无所谓,好奇心才是创造的源泉。
Timely and inspiring, 如何诗意地生活
eat pray love已经成了作者的创作天花板了吗?这一本里完全没后共鸣和共情。还不如重新去读一遍eat pray love
这本书真的太棒了,没有在创意领域深耕的人写不出来,说鸡汤的读者大概率对自己情绪和self talk的觉察比较弱,更focus on表象的技术层面,喜欢结构和干货。但如果你更偏向将心注入去写作、创造的,这本书非常推荐,你会非常喜欢!
Done is better than perfect. Bring out the gems within you and don’t mind the rest