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#213 - Balancing Law and Writing: Amber Willingham's Story

June 13, 2024 Robert "Bo" Brabo and Luke Carignan Season 7 Episode 18
#213 - Balancing Law and Writing: Amber Willingham's Story
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The Bo & Luke Show®️
#213 - Balancing Law and Writing: Amber Willingham's Story
Jun 13, 2024 Season 7 Episode 18
Robert "Bo" Brabo and Luke Carignan

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In this compelling episode, co-hosts Bo Brabo and Luke Carignan sit down with Amber Willingham, a distinguished bankruptcy attorney, devoted mom, and the acclaimed author of the dystopian novel "Bliss Creek." Here's what to look out for:

 💼 Inside Amber’s Legal Expertise

Amber’s impressive career started in the mid-90s, encompassing roles with the state of Oklahoma, judges, trustees, and creditors before she transitioned to working for herself. Amber shares:

- Her specialization and boundaries in different areas of law.

- The challenges and rewards of practicing in federal court.

- Reality vs. the glamorization of legal practice in TV shows like "Suits."

 📖 The Journey of Writing "Bliss Creek"

Amber presents us with an inside look at how she crafted her gripping dystopian story:

- Plot Insights: Meet Iz, the protagonist, who faces the ultimate challenge of waking up in a hospital with no memory.

- Creative Process: Amber’s unique approach of handwriting her story, and how it served as a creative refuge amidst her busy life.

- Inspiration: Discover the personal and emotional layers behind her storytelling and her plans for future books in the series.

 👩‍👧‍👦 Balancing Multiple Roles

Amber's story is a testament to the idea that one can have multiple careers throughout their life. She candidly speaks about:

- Her transition from a full-time attorney to a stay-at-home mom.

- The emotional rollercoaster of leaving her community and career to move to Houston.

- Writing four novels during her time at home and getting back to part-time work.

 🌟 Personal Stories & Practical Advice

Listeners will find Amber’s personal anecdotes and advice invaluable, especially touching on subjects like:

- Starting a referral business with a friend.

- Approaching significant life transitions and the inherent challenges.

- The discussion about acquiring a media pass to bring more behind-the-scenes legal stories to you.

 🎧 Tune In Now!

Amber Willingham’s episode is packed with honesty, inspiration, and practical insights. Whether you're interested in law, writing, or navigating multiple life roles, her journey will surely resonate with you.

Amber’s Book Available Online:

- Amazon: https://amzn.to/3XjaHlI

We highly encourage you to share your thoughts and join the conversation. Follow us on social media, and don’t forget to rate and review the episode!

Thank you for being a part of our community. Your support means the world to us.

Stay inspired,

The Bo & Luke Show Team

Show Notes

Send us a Text Message.

In this compelling episode, co-hosts Bo Brabo and Luke Carignan sit down with Amber Willingham, a distinguished bankruptcy attorney, devoted mom, and the acclaimed author of the dystopian novel "Bliss Creek." Here's what to look out for:

 💼 Inside Amber’s Legal Expertise

Amber’s impressive career started in the mid-90s, encompassing roles with the state of Oklahoma, judges, trustees, and creditors before she transitioned to working for herself. Amber shares:

- Her specialization and boundaries in different areas of law.

- The challenges and rewards of practicing in federal court.

- Reality vs. the glamorization of legal practice in TV shows like "Suits."

 📖 The Journey of Writing "Bliss Creek"

Amber presents us with an inside look at how she crafted her gripping dystopian story:

- Plot Insights: Meet Iz, the protagonist, who faces the ultimate challenge of waking up in a hospital with no memory.

- Creative Process: Amber’s unique approach of handwriting her story, and how it served as a creative refuge amidst her busy life.

- Inspiration: Discover the personal and emotional layers behind her storytelling and her plans for future books in the series.

 👩‍👧‍👦 Balancing Multiple Roles

Amber's story is a testament to the idea that one can have multiple careers throughout their life. She candidly speaks about:

- Her transition from a full-time attorney to a stay-at-home mom.

- The emotional rollercoaster of leaving her community and career to move to Houston.

- Writing four novels during her time at home and getting back to part-time work.

 🌟 Personal Stories & Practical Advice

Listeners will find Amber’s personal anecdotes and advice invaluable, especially touching on subjects like:

- Starting a referral business with a friend.

- Approaching significant life transitions and the inherent challenges.

- The discussion about acquiring a media pass to bring more behind-the-scenes legal stories to you.

 🎧 Tune In Now!

Amber Willingham’s episode is packed with honesty, inspiration, and practical insights. Whether you're interested in law, writing, or navigating multiple life roles, her journey will surely resonate with you.

Amber’s Book Available Online:

- Amazon: https://amzn.to/3XjaHlI

We highly encourage you to share your thoughts and join the conversation. Follow us on social media, and don’t forget to rate and review the episode!

Thank you for being a part of our community. Your support means the world to us.

Stay inspired,

The Bo & Luke Show Team