Episode 284: Bad Habits + Wispa Golds

Show Notes

Vicky and Joe talk about Storm Arwen, being cold, and Joe’s absolute refusal to indulge Vicky’s Wispa Gold habit. Which leads into this week’s topic: writing habits! What is a habit? How do they work? Why do we have them? And how can we develop good habits that enable us to write a book? Tune in, chill out, enjoy.

 Key Points

  • [2:10] Vicky has new hair! Woohoo!
  • [5:30] Joe has a secret power - he can write haikus. Who knew!
  • [7:25] Vicky introduces the topic of bad habits and why it’s important.  
  • [8:15] What are habits?
  • [9:40] Why do people get addicted to smoking and drugs? What does that have to do with habits?
  • [10:55] Can you form a habit of doing something you don’t find to be fun?
  • [11:10] Vicky shares how she got into the habit of running.
  • [12:30] Vicky shares her references from two books: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Atomic Habits by James Clear and what she has learned from them.
  • [13:35] People have natural gifts but habits make the difference.
  • [14:20] Habit stacking: what is that and why is it important?
  • [19:35] Vicky has made something fun for the listeners and it’s for free! Find out towards the end of this episode.


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Voices by Ursula K Le Guin

Atomic Habits by James Clear

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

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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.

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