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 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. Read More …

Jeanette Andromeda – 321

At long last, Jeanette Andromeda joins me to talk about art, dancing like an octopus, creativity, making things, the magic of story and crickets.
Jeanette frequently creates art for shows produced by 9th Story Studios including The Wicked Library, and our newest show The Lift. We discuss how we stay organized, why stories are important, the similarities and differences between visual art and the written word. Full Show notes at www.9thstory.com/321/ Read More …