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Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

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Podcast 22: Creativity! Listen to Rosanne Cash, Save Your String, Fight Drift, and a Lesson from the Writers’ Room.

July 22nd, 2015

Episode 95 of 397 episodes

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” This week, we have a theme! Creativity. Update: Elizabeth and I, and our families, were recently in Kansas City together, to celebrate our mother’s birthday. We shot a quick little video to say hi to listeners. Check it out here. Try This at Home: Save string — which is a phrase from journalism that means, find ways to save your little bits of ideas. To read more about choreographer Twyla Tharp’s process, look in The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life. Woody Allen discusses his method saving string in this Wall Street Journal interview. Here’s a photo of Elizabeth’s podcast notebook (string not pictured). Do you “save string?” What do you save, and how do you save it? Fabric scraps, art supplies, recipes, quotations, ideas for a garden, ideas for April Fool’s Day pranks…let us know. Interview: Our guest is my friend, the brilliant singer, song-writer, and author, Rosanne Cash. She’s a Grammy-winning singer and composer who has recorded 15 albums and won countless awards. Processed with VSCOcam with g3 preset As we discuss, she wrote a terrific memoir, ...

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