This week Vicky is flying solo because of organisation issues so she decided to share 10 books she’s read and loved recently. If you’re wondering what to read, and how to read, and whether you should be reading books on writing or just books—tune into this episode and sort out your reading plans for the next couple of months. Enjoy!
- [0:45] Vicky is going solo this week! And the podcast name is changing!
- [2:10] If you want to write a book, you need to also read!
- [2:35] The more diverse authors you read, the better of a writer you will become.
- [3:15] First book review: The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams.
- [4:35] Second book review: Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes by Phoebe Robinson.
- [6:20] Third book review: Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon
- [7:35] Fourth book review: The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw
- [8:10] Fifth book review: Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
- [9:45] Sixth book review: An Idler’s Manual by Tom Hodgkinson
- [10:50] Seventh book review: My Mess Is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety by Georgia Pritchett
- [12:10] Eighth book review: Good Pop, Bad Pop by Jarvis Cocker
- [13:05] Ninth book review: Their eyes were watching god by Zora Neale Hurston
- [14:10] Tenth book review: Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion
- [15:25] Vicky highly recommends that you join a book club!
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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.