Episode 319: Stop Trying to Find Your Voice

Episode 319: Stop Trying to Find Your Voice

Show Notes

Join Vicky and Joe in the middle of a thunderstorm and find out why you need to stop trying to find your voice—and just use it instead! Tune in for thunder, lightning, Terry Pratchett, plumbing, and a few helpful writing exercises and techniques to get you comfortable and confident in your writing voice.

 Key Points

  • [1:40] Project Dingle update!
  • [4:15] Vicky is excited to fully disconnect on her holiday with Joe.
  • [6:00] Find your voice? Vicky doesn’t understand what this means.
  • [8:55] Some of the best stories have come from science fiction and fantasy.
  • [9:40] As you write, your voice and style will change.
  • [10:35] If you find the whole time writing for yourself, and no one sees it, you’re going to be in for a shock if you want to publish a book.
  • [14:15] Read different fictional books and really try to dissect the meanings behind them.
  • [16:55] You can find inspiration everywhere! Vicky is always going down wormholes.
  • [19:10] David Sedaris loves to ask really weird questions.
  • [20:25] Copy other people’s quotes! (However, don’t forget to credit them properly).
  • [23:20] Write stuff! Get feedback, and don’t give up!

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Creative Book Coaching

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Free Writing Prompt Calendar

Start Your Book Templates

Book Breakthrough Jam

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The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Other People’s Clothes Novel by Calla Henkel



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If you want to learn more about how to write, self-publish, and market a book for your business, snaffle yourself a copy of How The Hell Do You Write A Book? Then check out the blog and podcast for more articles and guides. If you want a little (or a lot) more help, find out how you can work with me.

About Vicky…

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.