S6 E02: Why Do We Write? Part Two: Featuring Daniel Foytik of The Lift.

Welcome to The 9th Story Podcast. We have made some changes to the podcast this season. Instead of interviews we are answering the big questions that writers want to know with the help of guest authors. In this weeks episode we are discussing the topic “Why Do We Write.” This is part two of a two part discussion with Daniel Foytik (creator and narrator of the audio drama podcast The Lift). Read More …

S6 E01: Why Do We Write? Part One: Featuring Daniel Foytik of The Lift.

Welcome to the first episode of season six for The 9th Story Podcast. We are making some major changes to the podcast this season. Instead of interviews with writers we are answering the big questions that writers want to know. In this weeks episode we are talking about “Why Do We Write.” This will be a two part discussion with Daniel Foytik (creator and narrator of the audio drama podcast The Lift). Read More …

520: Immortal & Andromeda – Achievement Unlocked!

This is the season 5 finale for The 9th Story Podcast. We will be talking a two month break to create a even better season 6! We update you on the state of our various writing projects, and tell you a little bit about what we have in store for next season.

Are you ready to take a journey into the dark recesses of our twisted little minds? Hope you packed some snacks because it’s going to be a long and bumpy ride! Read More …

519: Author John Brhel

Today we have on writer John Brhel who co-authored (along with Joe Sullivan) his latest book At the Cemetary Gates: Year One.

We perform one of the stories from the book called “An Epistle From The Dead,” and talk about the many inspirations for this collection of creepy tales. Read More …

518: Helen Grant

Today on The 9th Story Podcast we talk to author Helen Grant about her novel Silent Saturday (forbidden spaces trilogy). We also talk about her story in the Shadows at the Door Anthology, and her story in Supernatural Tales 30 magazine. Urban spelunking, research, and writing, oh my! Read More …

517: Raw Ideas

Today Jeanette and I are talking about creating and using raw ideas to fuel your writing process. We go over the three different types of writing practice (innate, inspired, and developmental). We also share some of the raw ideas we created (both good and bad). The goal is to keep our writing skills sharp, and ever growing. Read More …

516: Mark Nixon – Shadows at the Door Anthology

Today on The 9th Story Podcast we have Mark Nixon who created of the Shadows at the Door website, and is one the authors for the new Shadows at the Door Anthology book. We have some clips from the Shadows at the Door Anthology audio book, and one of it’s stories that was featured on the Wicked Library (courtesy of Daniel Foytik from The Wicked Library, and The Lift podcasts). We talk about Mark’s writing, and re-branding his business while being a new father. Adventure, excitement, and knowledge await in this latest episode! Read More …

515: Voice Actor Jessica McEvoy from The No Sleep Podcast

Today we are interviewing Jessica McEvoy who is a voice actor on The No Sleep Podcast. We start off the show with a clip from “The Good Thomas Shea” from The No Sleep Podcast which features Jessica McEvoy. Then we talk to Jessica about balancing her life as a voice actor, audio book narrator, and yoga instructor. We also talk about why drugs are bad. Tune in for the terror and strange tales! Read More …

514: Finding Your Voice – Three Words, One Goal

Today we are talking about finding your voice in your writing. Jeanette Andromeda and I (Immortal Alexander) will be sharing some of our writing and going through a number of exercise to find what our writing voice is. Click HERE to download the worksheet we created so you can follow along at home to find or perfect your writing voice too. Read More …

513: From The No Sleep Podcast – Voice Actor Addison Peacock

Today we are talking with Addison Peacock from The No Sleep Podcast. Addison is a voice actor who is also a writer and performer. We talk about how The No Sleep Podcast is put together from the actors perspective, and how Addison creates her character voices. We start off the show with a short clip of Addison on The No Sleep Podcast (The New Beginnings Center) and then we get right to the interview. Read More …