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S2E6 Top Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves PART 1

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On this episode of Stalled, Nan and Octavia list the top ten lies we tell ourselves as authors — creatives types of all kinds know about that negative internal voice that often makes you question your passion and purpose. This week, the two authors…

S2 Episode 1: Get some business and mind it (Part 2)

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Nan and Octavia pick up where they left off in Part 1 with their list of Top Ten things to love to hate about haters. It’s ok to read that sentence again if you need to. The show is condensed for you, but enjoy…

Episode 10: Worldwind

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We can finally talk about the thing we couldn’t talk about!

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…