This is a podcast about one woman's mission to help entrepreneurs and business owners write and self-publish better business books. Each week, we tackle your writing excuses (because they're our excuses too) – and help you beat the Blank Page Of Doom so you can write a book that makes a real difference. Also contains adulting fails, the adventures of the TinySheeps, and a bundle of fantastic interviews with people far smarter than us. Find us at moxiebooks.co.uk.
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Vicky and Joe open with a serious message about the absolute shit-show that 2021 week 1 has been so far: learn to spot how the media reports certain things. Listen for it. Look for it. And call it out. Then crack on with writing your truth. In this episode, you'll hear all about inertia and how to defeat it, the power of habits and momentum, and the wonders of a group of people who help you grow.
It Doesn't Matter Where You Start!
Vicky and Joe wander into 2021 with a change of name, a Christmas report, and some sage advice about where to start your book. Tune in to find out where most authors get stuck, why it happens, and how you can go from struggling to motivated just by changing your starting position. Hurrah!
Good Listens & Fairy Lights
It's the last episode of the horror show that has been 2020 and Vicky and Joe are slacking. You know those episodes of Star Trek where they do a flashback thing so they don't have to write an actual episode? This is a bit like that: a roundup of our favourite podcasts. It's our Christmas gift to you: the gift of new shows and stories to enjoy. There's glitter, there's hot chocolate, there's sequins... and our usual 100% professional delivery. Enjoy!
Time Travelling for Beginners
After a brief argument about whether or not time travel is possible (it's not), Vicky explains how time travel is, in fact, possible. But not like you think. Not with paradoxes and stepping on ants that turn out to be Hitler, or whatever. In this week's episode, Vicky and Joe talk about the power of story, space archaeology, and why the oldest letter in the world is hilarious.
Doing it Every Damn Day with Laura Belgray
Well this is pretty freakin' cool: Vicky sits down with Laura F*cking Belgray and talks being funny for money, making your first million aged 50, and the crucial importance of writing EVERY DAMN DAY. Oh, and we got the lowdown on Laura's forthcoming book with the best title we've heard all year: Tough Titties. Hurrah!
Are You Just Fitting It In?
Do not email Vicky about pickled eggs. Please. But you can email her about how to grow vegetables. In this episode, we find out how often Joe is wrong (once, today, about pickled eggs) and discover that Vicky is incapable of planning her vegetable garden. And then our intrepid podcasters get to the good stuff: the reason we can't write, can't finish stuff, and struggle to "find the time". This episode will fix it all for you. Enjoy!
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Fabulous Podcast for small business owners, one not to be missed!
It has finally happened, the chickens have been rescued by the FBI hostage negotiators. The dresses have told me their stories and JK Rowling has made millions from her Harry Potter books.
I am left waiting for the next episode of the podcast.
This hasn't happened before, and I am feeling a little lost. What am I going to do now?
Ever since I started listening to your MOST excellent podcasts back in October last year, you, Joe and your many fabulous guests have accompanied me on my travels as I go about my business.
I have listened and in some cases relistened to specific episodes and learned so much. I particularly liked the hostage negotiations series, which have helped me to improve my skills in landing customers over the phone. The "Life Story in Dresses" was another of my absolute favourite episodes. A good story sells, I have no doubt about that now.
Thank you for continuing to produce this podcast, you are helping me grow my business and take it to where I want to go with it.
Tip Top Tips for the small business owner
These are fun amusing podcasts featuring Vicky and her husband Joe. If you run a small business and are looking for sensible tips and tricks, interesting guests and occasional random digressions these podcasts will fit the bill
Vicky is a marketing superhero!
Love Vicky and her work! She’s helped me pull my business from mediocre to mega. Together with joe their podcast is entertaining and informative- for anyone swimming the infested waters of small business, take a dive with Vicky and she’ll show you the way!