Vicky and Joe talk about all the water in their house and get far more excited than you probably are about their new loft space. It’s so middle-aged it’s painful. And then—you’ll get a rundown of how long it might take you to write your nonfiction book! No BS, no false promises, no conveniently leaving out details that take bloody ages… just a realistic timeline to aim for. Enjoy!
- [4:35] Joe fell through the ceiling at the Dingle! Ouch!
- [9:00] How long will it take to write a nonfiction book?
- [11:10] If you write everyday…well Vicky did some math calculations for you!
- [15:25] Where do you start when it comes to writing your book?
- [17:10] If you want to write the best possible book in the world, you need to be able to know what the opposition’s points are.
- [20:00] Sometimes writing involves just starting out at a window.
- [21:50] Your book is now ready for editing! In an ideal world, it’ll take about four months to get to this point.
- [24:15] Remember to grab yourself a set of beta readers to help you refine your book!
- [26:05] Vicky estimates it’ll take about 29 weeks to get yourself your very own book!
- [27:25] Grab Vicky’s free advent calendar! Link in the show notes.
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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.