S6 E04: How Can NaNoWriMo Help You? Featuring Author & NaNoWriMo Participant Brian LeTendre.

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S6 E04: How Can NaNoWriMo Help You? Featuring Author & NaNoWriMo Participant Brian LeTendre.

Welcome to The 9th Story Podcast! We discuss the big questions that writers want to know with the help of guest authors, and experts. This week our special guest is author and NaNoWriMo participant Brian LeTendre. NaNoWrimo is the National Novel Writing Month. It takes place every November, and is a challenge for writers to complete a fifty thousand word novel in one month. Brian completed the challenge the first year he participated. We talk to Brian about the benefits of NaNoWriMo to writers, and how it affected his writing career.

Links to items discussed:

NaNoWriMo

Books By Brian LeTendre

Scrivener Writing Software

Mentioned Books
The King in Yellow By Robert W. Chambers
H. P. Lovecraft’s Tales from the Dream Cycle
No Plot? No Problem! A Low-stress, High-velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days By Chris Baty
Brian’s Writing Partner Jolene Haley

Jolene Haley’s website

Jolene’s Old Blog (useful writing tips)

5 Tips to Writing Horror for NaNoWriMo By Jolene Haley
Where To Find Brian LeTendre:

Brian’s Website & Tips for NaNoWriMo

Brian LeTendre on Twitter

Find Jeanette and Alexander Online: 

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Jeanette Andromeda is an artist, first and foremost. While she expresses herself through many different mediums, at the core she is obsessed with a good story which made her a perfect choice to co-host Season 5 of the 9th Story Podcast.

Jeanette is constantly celebrating all forms of story-telling, and exploring new ways to share new tales. She also co-runs HorrorMade.com, and the HorrorMade YouTube Channel where they explore all things horror. This includes horror books reviews, HorrorHaikuesday, short stories, poetry, and more!

Find more of Jeanette’s art on:

You can find and purchase some of Jeanette’s art at Society6.


Immortal Alexander is a writer and photographer. He has worked as an associate producer for feature films, and as the writer / director / executive producer for the Haunting Light web series on YouTube. He is currently working on a novel and a number of other projects while writing short stories and poetry every week for HorrorMade.com.


Daniel Foytik is the creator and, as of season 5, the executive producer of The 9th Story Podcast and producer of several other podcasts including The Wicked Library and The Lift. Daniel is a writer and storyteller who explores his love story and storytelling in all its forms through, writing, narration, audio production, and podcasting. The 9th Story Podcast features interviews and discussions on story.

Daniel made his first foray into the world of audio book narration in the audio edition of an anthology from Shadows at the Door, edited by Mark Nixon.

Daniel’s production entity— 9th Story Studios, LLC — also creates:

  • The Wicked Library (with executive producer Cynthia Lowman)
  • The Lift (with co-producer Cynthia Lowman, and executive producers Amber Collins and John Niespodzianski)

CONTACT THE 9TH STORY:

Snail Mail: PO Box 97925, Pittsburgh, PA 15227


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9th Story is A 9th Story Studios, LLC Production
Produced by Daniel Foytik
(c) 2013 – 2017 Daniel Foytik, 9th Story Studios, LLCSTRY Radio

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