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Introducing “A Gay With Words”

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Bisexual. Pansexual. Aromantic. Transgender. Non-binary. Lesbian. Asexual. Gay. Demisexual. Agender. Intersex. Queer. These are just a few of the labels we use in our community; words that hold weight and meaning for the people who use them, and are a sign of the broad…

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…

Season 1 Finale – Part 1

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Nan and Octavia throw so many things in your face this episode, but most importantly, they deliver the best Top Ten list of 2018: Their Top Ten Wins in 2018. There were significant gains and meaningful learns, and for this hour, the two authors…

Congrats, Nan!

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We are ECSTATIC to announce Nan Higgins, co-host of Stalled., will release her novel London Undone with Bold Strokes Books in 2019! We are so proud of you, Nan! Congrats on your incredible vision, diligence and hard work. We can’t wait to see London…

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…

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…

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…

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…