Stalled.

Stalled.


Latest Episodes

S2E11 Kitschens (and Bad Books)
July 24, 2019

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,

S2E10 The Octavian Theorem
July 17, 2019

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 ...

S2E9 There’s Something About Mickey
July 03, 2019

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,

S2E8 It’s Super Us OR The Shortest Episode Ever
June 25, 2019

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...

S2E7 The Lies We Tell Ourselves PART 2
June 11, 2019

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...

S2E6 Top Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves PART 1
June 04, 2019

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 5: Kiss Your Aunt Butt
May 07, 2019

Nan and Octavia catch up on big news, accelerating good stuff, and revisit their goals. The two authors also discuss social media success and the struggle to develop a following without losing focus on their true passion — writing.

S2 Episode 4: The Standard of Mattering Part 2 — Three Weeks Later
April 16, 2019

On this second representation episode, Nan and Octavia dive into a conversation about women and LGBTQ folks in media. They discuss the Bechdel Test, and come clean about books and movies they love that don’t make the Bechdel cut.

S2 Episode 3: The Standard of Mattering Part 1 – It Was Your Dream, not Your Butt
March 19, 2019

This week, Nan & Octavia finally take on the beautifully intimidating and critically important beast: representation in literature. Part 1 of this multi-part series focuses on the need for racial representation.

S2 Episode 2: Still gotta people with the people
March 12, 2019

Nan and Octavia get back to routine with weekly goals and discuss the importance of embracing your own unique timing of success. Follow us on IG: @nanhigginswrite, @octaviaaivatco, @stalledpodcast Contribute to our sheNANigans on Patreon.