What if I told you that you don’t have to wait for a magic sky fairy to give you permission to create? And you could be inspired any damn time you like?
Posted on 18 April 2023
If I wanted a list of places I could possibly visit, I’d Google it.
I often do, actually, and end up visiting none of them.
I get overwhelmed with the amount of choice shoved in my face, and that mental overload causes the kind of mini-meltdown that I wouldn’t even want my cats to witness…
Posted on 04 April 2023
What are you doing just because you’ve always done it?
Can you stop doing it? What does that create space for?
Posted on 24 March 2023
Why are you doing what you do? Writing what you write? Creating what you create? Vicky asked herself this recently and realised she wasn’t enjoying herself. Tune in this week and listen to Vicky and Joe talk about creativity, different types of intelligence, the reasons we do the things we do, and why we should be feeding our souls as well as our bank accounts.
Posted on 21 March 2023
If there was a cheat code for “you can do the splits right now, injury free, if you just press this sequence of buttons” I’d be all over it because I’m basically lazy.
But how about painting?
How about *writing*?
Posted on 16 March 2023
This week, Vicky interviews dentist extraordinaire, Dr. Karl Walker-Finch, about his new book In the Loupe. Dr. Karl and Vicky worked together in the early stages of writing his book — and he released it into the wild this month! Listen in and find out about Dr. Karl’s writing process, how he approached the structure, what he enjoyed and what he found challenging, and why music features so heavily in a book about the world of dentistry.
Posted on 14 March 2023
We can’t expect everyone we learn from or quote to be perfect. That’s not reasonable.
Posted on 10 March 2023
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?”
Posted on 07 March 2023
The antidote to despair is awe: here’s why I believe that.
Posted on 03 March 2023
Join Vicky as she chats to her very very old mentor Jon McCulloch, aka the Evil Bald Genius, about how he’s actually a very kind fluffy bunny and not at all evil, and also about his books. We dig into why he wrote his books and, crucially, how’s he’s using them to grow his business. So if you’re writing a book you hope is going to help you grow your business, this is a must-listen episode. You’ll get everything you need inside. Enjoy!
Posted on 28 February 2023
Got questions about MicroBook Magic? I have answers! Read this…
Posted on 24 February 2023
We’re back for part 2 of the MicroBook Magic Author Showcase! Hurrah! Party! This week, we’ll hear from Sarah Milne, Yinka Ewuola, and Sharon Blue as they read from their upcoming MicroBooks. If you’d like to join us for Season 3 of MicroBook Magic and write your own book by May Day, check the link in the show notes!