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 …

Solo: The Rough Cut – 315

My guest is no one. This episode is my first solo episode ever. I talk about recent events, welcome my new sponsor and read some stuff I wrote to make you feel better about your own work. Read More …

Mark Nixon: Christmas on the 9th – 302

Dan is joined by Mark Nixon of Shadows at the Door to discuss the origins of the Christmas Holiday. They discuss Odin, M. R. James, Charles Dickens, and learn about the Celtic Wandering Stranger. Visit podcast.9thstory.com for more! http://www.9thstory.com/302/ Read More …

Jane Yolen: Writing Secrets – 206

Jane Yolen returns for Season 2 Episode 6. This is Part Two of our two part discussion. In this segment we spend our time discussing the writing craft, and get some amazing practical insights and inside information. Jane is a prolific writer who has written books for Read More …

Dr. Milbre Burch: Krones and Kindness – 203

Dr. Milbre Burch joins us on the 9th Story for an exploration of fairy tales, folklore, and traditional storytelling. http://www.9thstory.com/203/ Read More …

Cynthia Lowman: Where is Omaha, Kansas? – 123

Killer guest Cynthia Niespoz…Neispad..Niespodzia…Lowman rides up to the 9th Story to talk about writing groups, hobos, tornadoes and more. Join us for a discussion with Cindy Niespodzianski about her journey on the path to publication. We discus her transition to writing full time, the pros and cons of writing groups, and her recent work as a script supervisor on local film, The Other Side. http://www.9thstory.com/123 Read More …