This episode of the Girls That Create podcast features a conversation on the journey and experiences of poet and songwriter Julie Flanders. The discussion revolves around the profound power of poetry and songwriting in expressing oneself and connecting with one’s inner world.
Flanders emphasizes that writing isn’t just a form of communication but a tool for self-discovery and introspection. She encourages prospective writers and songwriters to write for their self-expression and fulfillment rather than for the sake of being impressive.
Flanders also highlights the invaluable role that mentorship and encouragement played in her development as a writer and songwriter. The conversation also touches on the complexities of motherhood and its impact on Flanders’ professional and creative life. Despite the challenges, she shares motherhood was an integral part of her identity and has enriched her life in ways she hadn’t anticipated.
About Julie Flanders
Julie Flanders is an award-winning songwriter/producer and a best-selling poet. Her animated poem Doubts has appeared in 29 film festivals. Co-founder of the internationally acclaimed creative collaborative October Project, Flanders’s prize-winning choral pieces and commissions have been performed across the country, including performances this year at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.
Performing With Marina Belica and Emil Adler, she has been innovating the field of virtual choir, winning ANTHEM and TELLY awards for the Virtual Choir of Joy. Flanders is a sought-after Creative Consultant with expertise in leadership, trance states, and neuro-linguistics. Her clients include world-changers from the fields of culture, technology, thought authorship, and the arts.
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