S6 E08 Your First Novel, Expectations Vs Reality. Featuring the Author of Cirque Du Freak: Darren Shan.

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 Darren Shan who wrote the best selling young adult horror fiction series Cirque Du Freak (The Saga of Darren Shan) along with many other books. We are discussing the topic “expectations vs reality when you finish writing your first novel.”

After our conversation with Darren Shan we talk about our adventure in Lititz Pennsylvania last weekend where we attended the Lititz Storytelling Festival with our good friends Dan Foytik of The Lift Podcast, and Lane Lloyd of the Sable Podcast.
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Too Much Stuff – 319

9th Story Podcast returns after an extended hiatus to bring you an episode bursting at the seams with content. You’ll get a taste of things to come, hear about what’s been going on and more. Featured are: Alan Irvine, Cynthia Lowman, Nelson W. Pyles, Jeanette Andromeda, Anthony Rowsick, Amber Collins. Full Show notes at www.9thstory.com/319/ Read More …

Chris Rickert: Bookstores Are Real – 318

Today we prove that independent bookstores still exist, and they are amazing! Listen in for some cool updates, story news, and an interview with Chris Rickert of Rickert & Beagle Books. Chris talks about the challenges and rewards of operating a small bookstore. We discuss the benefits to the community created by neighborhood bookstores and why they are still valid in the age of digital publishing, Kindles and massively huge online booksellers. Full Show notes at www.9thstory.com/318/ Read More …

Jim Krenn: Podcast Radio- 312

My guest is Jim Krenn. Jim is a comedian, storyteller and former DJ with over 30 years of broadcast experience. Jim currently hosts the popular podcast Jim Krenn: No Restrictions. Read More …