Episode 51: Keep Moving with Maggie Smith

In today’s episode, Kit chats with Maggie Smith, a best selling author, poet, and an amazing storyteller.

This sincere conversation, an unusual chapter of 88% Perfect Podcast, brings art closer to us! It reminds us that the art of story telling in all its forms is one of the basic human needs. Perhaps art can fulfill the need to self-express and self-heal.

Find out how an artist’s life is incorporated into her artwork and where the inspiration comes from.

Specifically, listen to Maggie’s story that explains what she was going through while writing her book, Keep Moving, and how this process changed her life!

Tune in and get inspired, emotionally charged, and learn how healing words can be.

What you will hear in this episode:

  • 02:46 – What are we going to talk about today?
  • 08:24 – Difference between poetry and short story
  • 14:19 – Maggie’s inspiration for this book
  • 20:06 – What did Maggie learn about herself while writing?
  • 25:49 – Kit’s take from Maggie’s new book
  • 28:04 – How motherhood changed Maggie as an artist?
  • 33:50 – How long does it take to write a poem?
  • 39:04 – Maggie recites her poem “Good bones”
  • 46:38 – Maggie’s message to listeners and readers
  • 51:51 – How to connect with Maggie

Let’s Connect!

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