TFW you’re at the bottom of that mountain and everyday is an uphill climb, teetering on cliffs of quitting, dodging avalanches of self-doubt and then scrambling to find refuge from the unexpected deluge of rejection letters… yeah, this is that.
Octavia Reese and Nan Higgins are both published authors eagerly working towards a life made through creating best-sellers…or something close to it.
Join them on their adventure to a life made in creative writing. They’re unedited and kinda funny.
KITSCHENS (AND BAD BOOKS)
This episode, the authors Nan and Octavia talk about those endearing childhood books that actually have terrible lessons, morals and themes. Plus, they talk about making a kitchy movie about kitten parties. Ok, they’re not really going to do that, but it’s a funny… Continue Reading "Kitschens (and Bad Books)"
The Octavian Theorem
When Nan & Octavia unpack the origins of an unanticipated rift in their relationship, the only rationale is The Octavian Theorem. The authors spend this episode dissecting the pros and cons of digital and virtual writer’s groups in the limitless world of social media… Continue Reading "The Octavian Theorem"
THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MICKEY
In what might be the most hysterical episode yet, Nan and Octavia review the past year and how their unique definitions of success and achievement have evolved. While reviewing some major accomplishments and lessons learned, they get a surprise visit from the one and… Continue Reading "There’s Something About Mickey"
It's Super Us or The Shortest Episode Ever
In this episode, Nan and Octavia divulge where their book ideas come from! Also, here’s a tip: if you’re waiting on some bolt of lightening to tell you what your next book idea is, don’t wait! Make your own lightening! We’ll be back next… Continue Reading "It’s Super Us OR The Shortest Episode Ever"
The Lies We Tell Ourselves - Part 2
Nan and Octavia return to finish the list the top ten of 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… Continue Reading "The Lies We Tell Ourselves PART 2"
The Top Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves - Part 1
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… Continue Reading "Top Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves PART 1"
Great for any creative
So cool to hear about the process “behind the pages” of writing and a writers journey. My hubs and I listened on our way to work, and agreed that while we don’t consider ourselves writers it was still an enjoyable listen and could be helpful and useful for any creative. Thanks ladies! I wanna read Hem now.
I listened to this while at work, and was laughing so much. I had a hard time hearing Nan. The new sound system is awesome and am loving the podcast. So many of us relate!
Keep It Going
These women are Raw and Inspirational! You have awoken my inner writer. Keep It going Ladies!!!