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Elise Valmorbida Interview

By UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities, on 19 October 2021

The wonderful Elise Valmorbida joins me this week to talk all about her new book The Happy Writing Book and the positive power of creative writing for our mental wellbeing.

We chat Lord of the Rings, Flaubert, Shakespeare, philosophy and more in this fun and informative episode that winds its way through the worlds of creative writing.

Show notes

Elise’s website
The Happy Writing Book by Elise Valmorbida

Things mentioned in the episode:
Virginia Woolf
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Why I Write by George Orwell
Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
The Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida
The Happy Writing Book by Elise Valmorbida
Discourses of Epictetus by Epictetus
Joan Didion
The TV President by Elise Valmorbida
Samuel Becket
TS Elliot
Toni Morrison
Michael Ondaatje
The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton
How to Change the World by John-Paul Flintoff

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