S6 E13 Making Time For What You Love! Featuring Author Nelson W. Pyles.

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 Nelson W. Pyles author of Spiders in the Daffodils. We are discussing the topic of making time for your writing.
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S6 E12 What Keeps Us Inspired? Featuring Author Joe Fassler.

Welcome to The 9th Story Podcast! We are a podcast about writing. We discuss the big questions that writers want to know with the help of guest authors, and experts. This week our special guest is Joe Fassler who is the author of Light The Dark. Light The Dark is a collection of essays by writers on creativity, inspiration, and the artistic process. Each of these amazing authors were prompted by the simple question “what inspires you?” This is our topic for today. What Keeps Us Inspired? What is the driving force for our creative engines? Read More …

S6 E11 Pantsing VS Plotting. Featuring Author Libbie Hawker

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 Libbie Hawker author of Take Off Your Pants!: Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing.

We are discussing Pantsing VS Plotting when writing your book. Which approach is better for what you want to accomplish? Read More …

S6 E10 How Do You Navigate Conventions? Featuring Author & New England Horror Writers Coordinator Scott Goudsward.

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 New England Horror Writers Association Coordinator Scott Goudsward.

We discussed the topic “How Do You Navigate Conventions as an author?” We delve into how to best promote your work, and what you can expect from a convention.
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S6 E09 It’s NaNoWriMo Time! Immortal Alexander & Jeanette Andromeda

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 we are discussing what we did to prepare for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Are you taking the NaNoWriMo Challenge of writing a fifty thousand word novel in a month? Read More …

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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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 …