Wearing some extremely snazzy hats, Joe and I discuss the first of the Writing Excuses: I don’t have time. In it, we talk about time – how it warps in lockdown, how some of us really do have more than others, and how you can make the most of yours. This podcast contains a bonus rant about selling under false pretences. Oh and also: we share the secret of how long it REALLY takes to write a book.
- [3:30] Do you have any bread making tips?
- [6:45] Did Vicky and Joe’s local village have a black dress for a medium-sized man? The answer is yes.
- [12:15] Do you really, really, actually, want to write a book? Why? What’s the purpose?
- [14:35] Men and women do business very differently, especially when they have a family.
- [17:45] How much time do you really need to write a book?
- [21:40] Can you write a book over a weekend?
- [27:00] Treat your book as if you’re working for a client!
- [29:30] Make a plan and then see where you can fit your book into that plan! Mentioned in This Episode:
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Vicky Fraser is the founder of Moxie Books and author of How The Hell Do You Write A Book and Business For Superheroes. She helps business owners write life-changing books, connect with readers and new customers, and grow their businesses. When she’s not doing that, she’s hanging from a trapeze by her feet.