This week, Vicky and Joe science the shit out of choosing your book topic! Vicky is doing a really cool programme called Ship 30 for 30, and realised it’s a fabulous way of deciding on your book topic. So tune in and find out why we should be publishing lots of stuff all the time, how to bypass perfectionism, and how Twitter can be a golden source of ideas.
- [4:00] Project Dingle update!
- [5:25] Is my idea the right idea for a book?
- [8:00] Some books start off just from a simple tweet.
- [13:15 ] Is it disingenuous to write a book that you don’t actually want to write?
- [18:50] Vicky explains her process on how she creates a curated feed.
- [19:40] Check the data. What are the trends happening right now?
- [20:45] Start posting random topics in your niche now!
- [21:50] Keep repeating the process!
- [23:40] Remember, it’s okay to fail in public!
- [25:35] Should you write about your feelings? Vicky’s got some thoughts. Tune in next week for it!
- [25:35] Interested in writing your microbook? Now you can in March. Sign up!
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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.