S6 E17 Dealing With A Lack Of Support. Featuring author Pippa Bailey!

We are a podcast about writing and storytelling.

As we start the new year we need to reflect on how we handle those moments when our friends and family don’t give us the support we need on our journey as storytellers. Today we talk with new author Pippa Bailey about just that. How do you deal with a lack of support in your journey to becoming a full time author? We explore that topic and much more on this week’s episode of The 9th Story Podcast! Read More …

S6 E16 What is Fear? Featuring Author & Filmmaker Rona Walter.

We talk about writing and storytelling with authors and experts. Today’s guest is author and filmmaker Rona Walter. We are talking about fear. What is it, how does it affect our lives, and our work? Read More …

S6 E15 Speculative Fiction – Featuring Author Jessica McHugh

This week we’re talking with author Jessica McHugh about Speculative Fiction. Jessica has written numerous books, and has been featured on every season of The Wicked Library Podcast! Read More …

S6 E14 Traditional Storytelling. Featuring Storyteller & Author Lyn Ford.

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 talk to author & storyteller Lyn Ford about the art, craft, and joy that is
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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 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 E07: How Do You Create Magic With Words? Featuring the Author of Ella Enchanted Gail Carson Levine

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 Gail Carson Levine who wrote Ella Enchanted, Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly, and many more titles. We are discussing the topic “How Do You Create Magic With Words.” We delve into how Gail creates stories that evoke the feeling of true magic. Read More …