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Radiant Shimmering Light

Radiant Shimmering Light A nuanced satire both hilarious and disconcerting that probes the blurred lines between empowerment spirituality and consumerism in our online lives Lilian Quick is single and childless workin

  • Title: Radiant Shimmering Light
  • Author: Sarah Selecky
  • ISBN: 9781635571806
  • Page: 212
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A nuanced satire both hilarious and disconcerting that probes the blurred lines between empowerment, spirituality, and consumerism in our online lives.Lilian Quick is 40, single, and childless, working as a pet portrait artist She paints the colored light only she can see, but animal aura portraits are a niche market at best She s working hard to build her brand on socA nuanced satire both hilarious and disconcerting that probes the blurred lines between empowerment, spirituality, and consumerism in our online lives.Lilian Quick is 40, single, and childless, working as a pet portrait artist She paints the colored light only she can see, but animal aura portraits are a niche market at best She s working hard to build her brand on social media and struggling to pay the rent.Her estranged cousin has become internet famous as Eleven Novak, the face of a massive feminine lifestyle empowerment brand, and when Eleven comes to town on tour, the two women reconnect Despite twenty years of unexplained silence, Eleven offers Lilian a place at The Temple, her Manhattan office Lilian accepts, moves to New York, and quickly enrolls in The Ascendency, Eleven s signature program an expensive, three month training seminar on leadership, spiritual awakening, and marketing Eleven is going to help her cousin become her best self confident, affluent, and self actualized.In just three months, Lilian s life changes drastically She learns how to break her negative thought patterns, achieves financial solvency, grows an active and engaged online following, and builds authentic friendships She finally feels seen for who she really is Success But can Lilian trust everything Eleven says This compelling, heartfelt satire asks us How do we recognize authenticity when storytelling and magic have been

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    About "Sarah Selecky"

    1. Sarah Selecky

      I m the author of This Cake Is for the Party and the creator of Story Is a State of Mind, The Little Bird Writing Contest, and The Story Intensive.This Cake Is for the Party was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book in Canada and the Carribean, and it was longlisted for the Frank O Connor Prize When I m not writing, I spend time thinking about how to connect to creativity I help writers bring insight and innovation to their work by writing and speaking about contemplative writing.I ve been teaching people how to write mindfully since 2001, when I ran my first creative writing workshop out of my living room in Victoria, BC My living room writing school grew too big for my living room, and I transformed it into an online writing program in 2011 Two years later, I opened The Story Intensive, a creative writing course and mentorship program that runs every fall, and includes guest lectures with Margaret Atwood and George Saunders.I am an alumna of the Humber School for Writers and The Banff Centre, and I graduated from the University of British Columbia with an MFA in Creative Writing.

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