S6 E06: How Do You Write Dialog? Featuring Writer & Narrator of the Sable Podcast Lane Lloyd

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 the writer and narrator of the Sable Podcast Lane Lloyd. We discuss the difference between good and bad dialog, and what to think about when creating dialog for your story. Read More …

S6 E05: How Do You Write For Young Adults? Featuring Author of Firestorm Rising John Clewarth.

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 John Clewarth. We talk about writing for a young adult audience, what do they want, and how to keep them engaged. 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 …

S6 E03: What Do Readers Want? Featuring Our Good Friend & Prolific Reader Mary Paul.

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 Mary Paul. She is a good friend of ours and a prolific reader having read over 1,200 books. We are discussing the topic “What Do Readers Want?” Read More …

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 …

History Goes Bump: History Goes Bump on the 9th – 308

Today my guests are Diane Student and Denise Moormeier of the History Goes Bump Podcast. We talk about paranormal in life and history. Mostly we discuss story and why we love it. We also talk about Victoria and she pops by to lend her opinion on who really decided she was to become more than a voice over. http://www.9thstory.com/308/ Read More …

Tea and Criticism: The Misunderstood Monster – 301

Dan and Dave talk about the positive and negative effects of criticism. Dan openly shares his very poor response to his first critical review – something all artists need to learn how to accept. http://www.9thstory.com/301/ Read More …

Daniel Morden: Warning: Contains Story – 213

Today Dan talks to Welsh storyteller Daniel Morden. Daniel shares his telling of Alcestis accompanied by the Devil’s Violin Company, then we slow down talk about what story has to tell us and how it fits into the modern world. http://www.9thstory.com/213/ 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 …