Episode 342: Finding Joy in Writing

Episode 342: Finding Joy in Writing

Episode 342: Finding Joy in Writing

Show Notes

Join Vicky and Joe as they talk about — well, frankly, it’s a bit of a shambles this week. But they do talk about finding joy in writing, how we get distracted by stuff we think we should be doing, and how to spark a little joy and write something wonderful. This episode contains nuts and also a story in which Vicky asks, “But why are we going shopping? Why is this fun?”

 Key Points

  • [7:15] Vicky loves reading and helping people write books that break the traditional rules.
  • [8:55] Dingle update! 
  • [11:30] Vicky has been feeling a bit burned out lately. 
  • [12:40] Vicky has to turn in a writing assignment and she completely hates some of her writing lately. 
  • [16:10] Do you compare yourself to other people? 
  • [21:30] What does Vicky define as a professional? 
  • [22:50] The things you want to write are not frivolous or silly. If it brings you joy, do it. 
  • [25:15] Has Vicky been mispronouncing the word segue wrong this entire time? 

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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.