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2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 28

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Nan and Octavia come clean about a rough weeks 2 & 3 and how this November has been a real big fat stinkin doozy of a month. There’s seasonal/holiday depression, over-scheduling, slippery slopes of busyness, day jobs, and so so so many children! BUT… Continue Reading “2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 28”

2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 15

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November the 15th is officially DAY ONE of WEEK THREE. How are we past the hump already? Nan and Octavia reflect on a rough WEEK TWO and remind each other to be gentle with yourself and your goals. And also, they’re both behind but… Continue Reading “2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 15”

2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 8

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Nan and Octavia reflect on some heaviness over the last few days, and how life’s responsibilities can interfere with the artists’ visions!   REAL TALK THO AMIRITE CREATIVES CANNIGETTA AMEN. And a big shoutout to all the incredible Firsts in office, thanks to voters… Continue Reading “2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 8”

2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 4

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November the 4th be with you! Nan and Octavia check in on Day 4 and report on their wins, losses, curve balls and updated expectations. And also… surprise fun with OTC cold remedies.   DAY 4 TOTAL WORDS: Nan: 7273 Octavia: 6095   Are… Continue Reading “2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 4”

2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 1

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It’s NOVEMBER 1st, which means it’s National Author’s Day, which also happens to be the first day of National November Writing Month! Nan and Octavia reflect on Day 1 of this annual international marathon for writers and absorb the magnitude of what makes NaNoWriMo so… Continue Reading “2018 NaNo Chronicles: Day 1”

Episode 9: I swearded

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With all of the prep and excitement ramping up to NaNoWriMo 2018 (WHICH IS IN TWO DAYS), Nan and Octavia think about what comes next. After you complete the world’s next greatest novel this November, you need to find the best next step for… Continue Reading “Episode 9: I swearded”

Bonus Episode 2: Nano According to Nan

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GET EXCITED BECAUSE IT’S ANOTHER TOP TEN! In the as-promised second bonus episode, Octavia interviews Nan for a Top Ten of Nano for Newbies. National November Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is NEXT WEEK. Both Nan and Octavia are participating in NaNoWriMo this year and will be… Continue Reading “Bonus Episode 2: Nano According to Nan”

Episode 8: So Many Teeth

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This week, Nan steps into the sister-therapist role and talks Octavia out of a terrible case of fear and self-doubt over her biblical fiction novel concept. The two discuss the triggers behind writer’s block, and the boldness in storytelling, especially within the context of… Continue Reading “Episode 8: So Many Teeth”

Episode 7: Aurora’s Rural Brewery

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This week was a crazy week for the blossoming best-selling authors so they bypassed their weekly goals check-in and focus on their recurring supernatural writing affirmations with a Top Ten list of Weird Shit. If you’re like Nan and Octavia and look for signs… Continue Reading “Episode 7: Aurora’s Rural Brewery”

Fillimore’s Flight

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Dream, a podcast about the stories our brains tell us in our sleep, explores historic and well-known dreams. Today, however, I’m reading you a story that isn’t very well-known…yet. In fact, it’s been collecting dust in the cloud. I wrote ten years ago – it… Continue Reading “Fillimore’s Flight”