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Author Interview With Clare Pooley and New Releases For the Week of August 23, 2022

Book Bistro

This episode begins with an author interview, Clare Pooley, is today's guest. Immediately following is The guide to some of the new books coming out the week of August 23, 2022. You can always contact the Book Bistro team by searching @BookBistroPodcast on facebook, or visiting: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can also send an email to: TheBookBistroPodcast@gmail.com For more information on the podcast and the team behind it, please visit: http://anchor.fm/book-bistro


23 Aug 2022

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Season 2, Episode 15: Characters to warm your heart - Clare Pooley, Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting

What Were You Thinking?

Both of Clare Pooley's novels do a fantastic job of capturing what it is to be authentically human. It's ironic, given that she wrote a blog about her alcoholism anonymously for years. She is a master at multiple character narratives; The Authenticity Project and Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting are heartwarming, with characters you hate and love and back again. In this episode, Clare shares what led her to start the Mommy was a Secret Drinker blog, her journey to publication, managing multiple characters, and how she waled away from a complete 90,000 word manuscript. Watch her TedX talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/clare_pooley_making_sober_less_shameful Read about the abandoned novel: https://lithub.com/clare-pooley-on-writerly-perseverance-and-knowing-when-to-give-up/ Learn more about Clare: https://clarepooley.com/ Learn more about the host: danagoldstein.ca Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/WWYT


19 Jul 2022

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Interview with Clare Pooley - IONA IVERSON'S RULES FOR COMMUTING

Thoughts from a Page Podcast

In this interview, Clare and I discuss Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting, the inspiration for the story and Iona, her fascination with intergenerational relationships, designing the plot around the train stops on the Waterloo/Hampton Court line, how both the cover and title are different for the U.S. and the U.K. editions, and much more.Clare's recommended read is Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.Check out my Summer 2022 Reading List and the June Buzz Reads picks list.Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Amy Mason Doan, Lyn Liao Butler, Saumya Dave, Kathleen West, and Steven Rowley.Iona Iverson's Rules for Commuting can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.       Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


7 Jun 2022

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The Kindle Chronicles

Author of Iona Iverson’s Rules for Commuting: A Novel Links Clare Pooley’s web page and Amazon Author Page Mummy Was a Secret Drinker (blog) The Sober Diaries: How One Woman Stopped Drinking and Started Living (2017) The Authenticity Project: A Novel (2020) If you’d like brief updates on technology, books, marriage, and puppies, you can follow along with my Morning Journal flash briefing. tFrom your Echo device, just say, “Alexa, enable Morning Journal.” Then each morning say, “Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?” I post a five-minute audio journal each weekday except usually by 8 a.m. Eastern Time.  Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.


5 Jun 2022

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How NY Times Bestselling Author Clare Pooley Writes

The Writer Files: Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience

#PodcastersForJusticeNew York Times bestselling author, Clare Pooley, spoke to me about rising from the ashes, writing as therapy, her nostalgia for the bygone commute, and her latest "Iona Iverson’s Rules for Commuting."Clare's blog-to-memoir deal, The Sober Diaries, was published in 2017 to critical acclaim. Her debut novel - The Authenticity Project – was a New York Times bestseller. Inspired by her own experiences, it's been translated into thirty-two languages, was a Radio 2 Bookclub pick, and winner of the RNA Debut Novel Award.Her latest, Iona Iverson’s Rules for Commuting, is described as "... a heartwarming story about the joy of friendships, and the unexpected places they can be forged." Kirkus Reviews called the book “A soothing story where bad things happen yet are overcome, and friendship leads the way to personal acceptance and rebirth.”Bestselling author Mary Laura Philpott called the book, "... a feel-good ensemble story [for] fans of quirky London-set fare such as Ted Lasso."Clare graduated from Cambridge University, and spent twenty years in the world of advertising, before becoming a full-time writer. Stay calm and write on ...In this file Clare Pooley and I discussed: Why making up stories is not a proper job (wink, wink) Her unique creative process (spoiler: it starts in the dark) Big Magic and harnessing the creative muse The necessity of coffee to the writing life How she embraced the life of a #writerwarrior   And a lot more! Show Notes:clarepooley.comIona Iverson's Rules for Commuting: A Novel by Clare Pooley [Amazon Affiliate]Clare Pooley's Amazon Author Page [Amazon Affiliate]Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert [Amazon Affiliate]Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel by Bonnie Garmus [Amazon Affiliate]Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman  [Amazon Affiliate]Clare Pooley on FacebookClare Pooley on InstagramClare Pooley on TwitterKelton Reid on Twitter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


3 Jun 2022

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Clare Pooley.

One for the road.

Thanks for joining me for another episode of One For The Road. This week I am joined by Clare Pooley.Clare spent nearly 20 years in the heady world of advertising where she worked hard and played harder. Then, when her third child was born, she quit to be a full-time mum and she wholly embraced the concept of ‘me time’ and ‘wine o’clock.’ By 2015, she knew the game was up, and she quit drinking. Her therapy was writing a blog called Mummy was a Secret Drinker. That blog became a memoir, The Sober Diaries. Clare now writes fiction. Her bestselling debut novel - The Authenticity Project - is published in 29 languages, and her second novel is out in May. If you enjoy One For The Road, then click follow to be notified of the release of our next episode.If you want to connect with me via Instagram, you can find me on the instahandle @Soberdave https://www.instagram.com/soberdave/or via my website https://davidwilsoncoaching.com/Provided below are links for services offering additional help and advice, and links for Clare.https://www.instagram.com/clare_pooley/https://twitter.com/cpooleywriterhttps://www.facebook.com/clare.pooley.58https://www.wearewithyou.org.uk/https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/advice/alcohol-support-serviceshttps://nacoa.org.uk/https://alcoholchange.org.uk/Show producer- Daniella Attanasio-Martinezhttps://www.grownuphustle.com/Instagram - @GrownupHustle` Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


9 Feb 2022

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Alex meets Clare Pooley, Author of the Sober Diaries

Sober Yoga Girl

In this episode, Alex meets one of her favourite Quit Lit Authors, Clare Pooley! Clare Pooley spent 20 years in the heady world of advertising, working hard and playing harder. In 2015 she quit drinking, and started a blog called Mummy was a Secret Drinker by way of therapy. That blog became a memoir - The Sober Diaries. Clare then turned to fiction, publishing the international bestselling novel The Authenticity Project in 29 languages. Clare’s second novel - The People on Platform 5 - is out in May 2022. You can find Clare on instagram: @clarepooley. Tune into this episode to learn more about Clare's sober story!


3 Feb 2022

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#159: PLONK: Living A Sober Life - Clare Pooley

School for Mothers Podcast

Is sobriety boring? I’m joined by Claire Pooley, author of The Sober Diaries, as we dive into the realities of getting sober. Claire was a secret drinker, but soon ‘wine o’clock’ started to get out of hand. Now she shares her experiences of beating addictions with others to help those in the same situation and make sober less shameful.  Clare is upbeat and positive while remaining well researched and informative, our conversation is a real treat. Read the full show notes over on our website School for Mothers Website ●  School For Mothers Private Facebook Group ● School for Mothers Instagram ● School for Mothers Patreon


19 Jan 2022

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Ep. 19: Emily In Paris S2, Encanto & Clare Pooley's The Authenticity Project

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In the first episode of 2022, Kath and Elle chat about what they read over the Christmas period, chat about the latest series of Emily In Paris on Netflix & the new Disney film Encanto before discussing Clare Pooley's heartwarming The Authenticity Project (bookchat from approx 20 mins in).--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bookishpod/message


13 Jan 2022

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Season 5 Episode 2 with Clare Pooley

The Sober Experiment Podcast

Today, Alex and Lisa talk to Clare Pooley. Clare graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge and spent twenty years in the heady world of advertising. Clare’s memoir - The Sober Diaries, which came about due to her blog – Mummy was a Secret Drinker - has helped thousands of people around the world to quit drinking and she is a well-known figure in the sober community. Clare has since gone on to write her first Novel, The Authenticity Project, which was a New York Times bestseller, a BBC Radio 2 book club pick, and winner of the RNA debut novel award. Clare’s second novel - The People on Platform 5 is coming in May/June 2022 and we can’t wait. You can find Clare here: Website: https://clarepooley.com The Obstacle Course Blog: https://mummywasasecretdrinker.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-obstacle-course.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clare_pooley/ Please check out our website www.beesoberofficial.com. You can also check out the following link to find out more of what we are up to, you can sign up to our newsletter, join our Facebook group and subscribe to our YouTube channel - linktr.ee/beesoberSeason 5 is sponsored by Wise Bartender, Visit their website for more information and to purchase your Alcohol Free drinks https://wisebartender.co.uk/?ref=beesober using BEESOBER5 at checkout for your 5% discount.Additional links: Donate to Bee Sober: https://www.beesoberofficial.com/support-us/Nacoa: https://www.nacoa.org.uk/ AA https://aa.org/Al Anon https://al-anon.org/Luna Courses: https://www.lunacourses.com/ Use code BEESOBER20 to receive £20 off any course over £50 15% off Nocktail use BEESOBER at checkout https://www.nocktail.com 10% off Noughty AF wine use BEESOBER10 at checkout


8 Jan 2022