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Episode 330: MicroBook Magic Showcase Special

Show NotesThis week you’re in for a treat — I invited my MicroBook Magic authors to come and join me live and read from the MicroBooks they’ve been writing during November. And now you


Episode 329: 3 Pieces of Writing Advice I Hate

Show NotesJoin Vicky and Joe for a little rant about bad advice — and some profound deep thoughts about socks from Joe. In this episode, Vicky and Joe share three pieces of writing advice

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Going Through the Motions

For a while, I lost my trapeze mojo.I looked everywhere: down the back of the sofa, at the back of the wardrobe, in the Kitchen Drawer of Doom… but it was no good.Mojo was gone.I’d drag myself into

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The One True Way to Write a Book

If you Google “how to write a book” you’ll get 10,850,000,000 results. Ish.There are “ridiculously easy” methods.“Proven guides.”“Simple steps.”Many “foolproof” systems.Some of


Episode 328: RePod: Writing in Community

Show NotesThis week, amidst Covid and wedding anniversaries, Vicky runs out of time and reissues an old podcast episode about writing in community. It’s a good one, though. Listen in and discover


Writing for Joy

A few weeks ago, I had a moment (several, actually) of despair.Despair about everything that’s going on in the world. Despair because I had created some things I thought were really cool, but nobody


Episode 327: Writing Advice from Terry Pratchett

Show NotesJoin the plague house as Vicky and Joe discuss Covid (she has it), retelling the Greek myths from a woman’s point of view, and 10 wonderful pieces of writing advice from Vicky’s


Episode 326: Feel Good Where You Write with Hannah de Keijzer

Follow Hannah:Guest Info — Hannah de KeijzerAs a nonfiction editor and writing coach, Hannah helps folks turn bold ideas into compelling books and build sustainable, enlivening creative practices.


Episode 325: How long should it be?

Show NotesJoin Vicky and Joe as they discuss: does size matter? Joe is zooming in from a glamorous Tesco car park, but that doesn’t hamper their efforts at talking about how long books should


How Long “Should” Your Book Be?

Who says a book has to be 80,000 words and 300 pages?I wonder if that’s what puts amazing people off writing one: the idea of slogging out tens of thousands of words, over thousands of hours, all those

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