Episode 25: Alexandra Collier

Today we chat with writer Alexandra Collier http://www.alexandracollier.com/
about creativity, conflict and the buzz of living in New York City. 
 
What is it that draws us to the promise of big cities and to what extent is blind optimism necessary to keep us there? 
 
Do we need more polish in our approach to discussing ideas in a public forum? If we criticize this format do we risk losing a valuable chance to exchange ideas this way? 
 
Ally mentions Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird book:

https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/841198-bird-by-bird-some-instructions-on-writing-and-life

and Liz Gilbert as being an excellent source of reflection on the writing and creative process:
 
Want to know more about the differences of writing for stage and screen?
 
For more on relationship conflict see:
 
Other relevant Wheeler Centre links:
 
Best wishes

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