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Writer’s Bone Podcast: Emotions Run Free in Tuohy’s Interview With Isabel Allende

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! You can’t miss this interview with Isabel Allende.  This week, Sean Tuohy sits down with Isabel Allende in a personal, emotional, and moving interview as they speak about her new novel, In the Midst of Winter. Isabel Allende is a Chilean-American writer whose works most famously contain aspects of the “magic realist” tradition. She has written other novels that have gained popularity, such as The House of the Spirits and The Japanese Lover. She has written 23 books, which have been translated into 35 languages with nearly 70 million copies sold. To learn more about Isabel Allende,…

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Gail Honeyman’s ‘Eleanor Oliphant’ is an Unexpected Treasure

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An unexpected treasure; this surprisingly touching story is about Eleanor Oliphant, an odd character with traits reminiscent of eccentric and lovable Don Tillman from The Rosie Project and maybe even oddball Ove from A Man Called Ove. In Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, unknown tragic beginnings have shaped Eleanor’s life of monotony, resulting in her being an outcast. Days have been peppered with bouts of depression and have lead to her acceptance of the most basic existence. Socially anxious and at times delusional, Eleanor’s inner struggle shows itself on the outside with an obvious clue; she has a scar on her face…often times the elephant in the room. Eleanor develops a casual friendship with Raymond, the slightly offensive IT guy at work,…

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Author Randi Ragan Shares 4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

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Spring is about getting the chance to start over. We all want to be renewed, to experience the power of renewal. We all live with the collective results of our mistakes, rash and ill-informed decisions, disappointments, unwise assumptions. A do-over is naturally seductive. Spring offers up that promise. The fresh newness of the scene outside the window invites it. It’s the time to seek out clarity, divest stagnant and old thoughts, old ways of being. It’s the time to try new projects and open up to new possibilities. Our lives are defined by our daily actions. With these simple daily habits, you can begin to create spring cleaning for all areas of your life: mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. Journaling…

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