You probably have way too many creative ideas competing for your time and attention. And in the midst of all the chaos and stress of daily life, it's so easy to lose sight of what drives you in the first place. So, how do you strike a balance between your professional and personal life? And what do you need to sustain your passion and joy in your creative practice? Join me in this conversation as Lindsay shares with us her creative process as a writer and how she manages her multifaceted career, family, and personal life all at the same time.
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Lindsay Zier-Vogel, is a Toronto-based author, grant writer, educator and love
letterer. She is the author of the acclaimed debut novel Letters to Amelia and her first picture book will be out in Spring 2023. After studying dance at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, she received her BA in English and then her Masters in English and Creative Writing from the University of Toronto. Her work has been published widely in Canada and the UK and her hand-bound books are housed in the permanent collection at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. In addition to leading ongoing creative writing workshops with adults and youth through the Toronto Public Library, she is also a professor in Humber College's Professional Writing post-graduate program.
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The Everyday Talent Podcast is produced by Betty Xie and Benice Detoon.