In this week’s edition of Tranquility du Jour, I chat with returning guest Nicole Gulotta about her new book Wild Words. Learn the 10 seasons of a writer’s (or creative’s) life, the importance of liminal space (time between what was and what comes next), and what it means to create “in the margins.” Psst, and there’s a book giveaway!

Direct download: Tranquility du Jour #472: Wild Words.

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Planning 2020 TDJ Style: December 29
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New Year’s Eve Mini Retreat: December 31
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New Year’s Salon: January 1, 2020
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TDJ Live New Year, Fresh Start: January 5
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Tranquility in Provence: May 30-June 5
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Featured Guest

Nicole Gulotta is the author of Wild Words: Rituals, Routines, and Rhythms for Braving the Writer’s Path and Eat This Poem: A Literary Feast of Recipes Inspired by Poetry. As the founder of the Wild Words community, she helps fellow writers embrace the season they’re in, create at their own pace, and care for their minds and bodies along the way. Nicole holds an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts and her work has been featured in Life & Thyme, The Write Life, Motherly, Fathom, and others. Born and raised in Southern California, she lives outside Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and son. Connect with her online at and on Instagram @nicolegulotta.


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