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The Tiferet Talk Interviews Paperback – March 19, 2013
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An inspirational and moving collection of interviews for anyone seeking creative or spiritual rejuvenation and healing. Ms. Studdard asks the questions that listeners want to know and provides further information about her guests' work, webpages, blogs, new books, etc., making this book a handy guide that I will turn to repeatedly. The speakers all have the common understanding that everyone is creative in some way; everyone is an artist. This book will help open your eyes to this fact, and prepare you to see the world and your life in new and exciting ways.
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Writing and, by extension, creation in general, can often be the loneliest of occupations. When I write, for example, I create in isolation and often lack the contact, feedback, stimulus and encouragement of those who find themselves in similar situations. Thus, I was delighted to discover a book that opens a window onto the lives, thoughts and creative impulses of twelve highly gifted individuals--poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, editors, an architect, a musician, a photographer, and a film maker, among others. "The Tiferet Talk Interviews," a series of conversations, conducted by radio show host, editor and poet, Melissa Studdard, makes it evident that though we may labor alone, we are not alone. Her preparation, skill and ability to ask all the right questions, makes this gripping and inspiring reading. Her interviews are further enhanced by the show's listeners who call in with their questions and comments.
An apt opening to this series of interviews spanning just a little over a year, is that of Julia Cameron, a writer and mentor, who focuses on the spiritual side of creativity, the job of motivating others to write. "What I'm trying to teach people is that they can make contact with the benevolent creative force, and everybody can have free access to it."
Or as poet and writer Jude Rittenhouse puts it: "I have to be willing to go into the creative act having no idea what's going to come of it."
Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky focuses on appreciation when he speaks of how emphasis on `understanding' tends to distract us from enjoyment: "If you're having a good time you don't have to understand every single thing.Read more ›
The challenging era we are living in has threatened to turn books into art objects, and shattered the long-held certainties of spiritual people (the latter not necessarily all bad.)
But, these new views of books and religion have contributed to a sense of isolation, deepening division and growing disconnect.
This is a tough fight, which is why a book like "The Tiferet Talks Interviews" is so valuable right now - because "The Tiferet Talks Interviews" can help us all keep the faith - in the value of writing and in the spirit and a sense that life is worth living.
This collection of interviews with a dozen-plus authors will be a touchstone for anyone who holds that writing and faith sill make a difference.
"The Tiferet Talks Interviews" heartens my belief that even writing at is most fundamental-- keeping a journal - helps us figure out what we think; and that I can pass on that legacy of the value of writing to my middle-school age offspring, who at the moment have decided they neither like books nor reading.
The interview format also makes this volume convenient to bookmark and reference.
"The Tiferet Talks Interviews" is a way for readers interested in all facets of writing, and in things spiritual, to connect - so vital now.
What could be more important, one wonders -- in this review written near Boston, just days after the Boston Marathon bombings. I feel as if connection, at least trying to connect, is the necessary next step, and "The Tiferet Talks Interviews" is a book that will enhance our ability to connect.
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The book was nice, in an informative way. The interviews were a little lengthy, but filled with insight into the minds and work of different writers all leaders in their own genre... Read morePublished on June 11, 2013 by krystal milton
These interviews inspire us to live and work from our deepest, truest places. What more can one ask of a book?!Published on May 29, 2013 by J. Rittenhouse
"The interviewees share their thoughts on ways to tell the truth of our lives, access creativity, and balance magic and craft. Read morePublished on May 21, 2013 by Janet Boyer
The Tiferet Talk Interviews reads like a thriller, where key clues are presented on nearly every page, and at the end the reader has a much better understanding of the actors and... Read morePublished on May 10, 2013 by Renee Martin-Nagle
The Tiferet Talk Interviews: These are some of the literary voices that have led me to discover my own poetic voice in the desert, whispering out of the wilderness, in a universe... Read morePublished on May 8, 2013 by Ron
This book is a compendium of insightful and thought-provoking interviews with a dozen well-known authors. Read morePublished on May 2, 2013 by Lance J. Mushung
From former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky to Julia Cameron, author of The Artist's Way, this book is packed with an exciting array of well-known writers and spiritual leaders... Read morePublished on April 10, 2013 by Kate H.
The Tiferet Talk Interviews book is a veritable baker's dozen of outstanding, transcribed radio interviews and fascinating content hosted by the consummate interviewer, bestselling... Read morePublished on April 4, 2013 by R J Jeffreys