Episode 200: 15 Reasons to Write a Book

Joe and I fail to do anything special for our 200th podcast episode, except be staggered that we've recorded so many. In this episode, there is a single posh candle, Joe has a bad hair day, and I have just had a photoshoot. We also go through 15 fab reasons to write your book in 2020. Plus an extra bonus reason. Happy listening!

Key Points

  • [2:30] The big 200!!! Vicky and Joe have a candle to celebrate.
  • [6:45] Ever thought about writing a book?
  • [7:15] First reason: To be a better writer.
  • [9:20] It’s hard to write a book and that’s a good thing!
  • [11:05] You have a story to tell and it’s worth telling!
  • [13:25] The kind of people you want to work with will gravitate towards you.
  • [17:25] You will become more of an expert in your field.
  • [18:55] Writing a book makes you memorable!
  • [20:40] You will discover more about who you are.
  • [21:20] You will make more money!!!
  • [22:45] If there’s a zombie apocalypse, we’ll be back to relying on books.
  • [25:05] Interested in writing a book? Vicky has a book on the subject! 

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The Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan

The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin

How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?, by N. K. Jemisin

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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.

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