Join the plague house as Vicky and Joe discuss Covid (she has it), retelling the Greek myths from a woman’s point of view, and 10 wonderful pieces of writing advice from Vicky’s favourite ever author, Terry Pratchett. You’ll also get a short side-quest on whirlpools, near-death experiences, and George Orwell, which is relevant. Honest.
- [1:30] Vicky has COVID and it’s a lot of frowny faces in the Dingle right now.
- [3:15] Vicky is a terrible sick person. She hates just loafing about on the couch.
- [10:15] It’s so important to read diverse books because you get a better understanding of your fellow humans.
- [12:00] Terry Pratchett is one of Vicky’s favorite authors.
- [15:45] It might be difficult, but there are a lot of benefits to listening to someone who has an opposing opinion than you.
- [19:45] Read everything that you think is going to be interesting.
- [22:10] Don’t be afraid to submit your writing online!
- [25:00] Stand for something and do it out loud.
- [29:20] Debate is a very important part of learning about the other person’s side.
- [32:45] You should definitely go off and read some Terry Pratchett books!
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