Today we have a beautiful interview with the incredible best-selling author, Dani Shapiro. She shares her insights on changing our perception and experience of time, how to navigate a child’s illness, and what marriage really is about.
We also talk a lot about the role of social media in the publishing world today, and the differences that exist in the literary and self-help worlds. Prepare to be uplifted and inspired!
In This Episode
Writing a book is like giving birth to your creation [6:00]
Why Dani says her book Hourglass needed care and protection – and why she was terrified it wouldn’t work [9:30]
The role time plays in her book [12:45]
The way we see ourselves versus how others see us [14:23]
How Dani got through her son’s illness [24:10]
What every really marriage needs [25:15]
She consciously built a village for her son [29:12]
Why her husband considers her latest book, “genius” [35:25]
How social media is changing the publishing game [42:15]
One big mistake people are making today [48:25]
Dani didn’t specifically write her books to help others – but they are [52:23]