Episode 74: Becoming a Writer: When a book idea hits (but you’re not a writer) with Author Tara Whitney

How do you write a book when you don’t even identify as a writer? This is the path my guest this week walked. Tara Whitney started her career as an accountant where she wrote concise clear business communications. Then, she became a yoga teacher and a coach. And her idea for a book arrived, unbidden. She wrote that first book and loved the process so much, she now identifies as a writer and is hard at work on her second book, with more to come.

In this episode, we discussed:

  • How Tara managed to get that first book drafted in three months
  • The impact her book had on her business (it wasn’t what she expected)
  • How she showed herself grace through the process by not demanding perfection
  • and much more!

Tara’s Book

Hungry: Trust Your Body and Free your Mind Around Food

Meet Tara Whitney

Tara Whitney is a published author, podcaster, speaker and coach. She’s leading a revolution of women who are listening to their own internal wisdom, respecting and nourishing their bodies and ultimately trusting themselves in every area of their lives. Her latest book, Hungry: Trust Your Body and Free Your Mind around Food, offers a fresh perspective on why women have struggled with food and gives them a path to set themselves free. Tara is also the host of the Hungry: Trust Your Body. Free Your Mind. podcast where she interviews some amazing guests who’ve transformed their own relationship with food. They share what their life is like now that their minds are free and they trust their bodies. 

Connect with Tara Whitney

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