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Welcome to the 9th Story, where we discuss stories, storytelling, and also provide original story content. We all love stories. Almost everything we engage in is storytelling - some factual, some elaborated, and some completely fictional. All stories reflect the way we see the world - both the ones we choose to read and those we create. Join us while we explore why stories matter, how they enrich our lives, and why they make us human. Here be stories....

Welcome to the 9th Story, where we discuss stories, storytelling, and also provide original story content. We all love stories. Almost everything we engage in is storytelling - some factual, some elaborated, and some completely fictional. All stories reflect the way we see the world - both the ones we choose to read and those we create. Join us while we explore why stories matter, how they enrich our lives, and why they make us human. Here be stories....
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Welcome to the 9th Story, where we discuss stories, storytelling, and also provide original story content. We all love stories. Almost everything we engage in is storytelling - some factual, some elaborated, and some completely fictional. All stories reflect the way we see the world - both the ones we choose to read and those we create. Join us while we explore why stories matter, how they enrich our lives, and why they make us human. Here be stories....

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Episodes

S6 E24 Final Farewell with Trisha J. Wooldridge

2/26/2018
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This is the final episode of The 9th Story Podcast. Thank you all so very much for being a part of this journey with us. Our good friend and horror author Trisha J. Wooldridge is here with us today to help send us off. This may be the end of The 9th Story Podcast, but it is not the end of our adventures. We are cooking up plenty of new projects including a brand new podcast. You can find the full show notes for this episode here: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e24

Duration:00:45:22

S6 E23 Farewell with Lane Lloyd

2/12/2018
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This is the second to last episode of The 9th Story Podcast. To help send us off is our friend and fellow podcast Lane Lloyd. Lane is the creator of the Sable podcast which is firmly rooted in weird fiction, and has a pretty substantial following. Thank you all so very much for your support over the past year! For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e23

Duration:00:44:02

S6 E22 This Is The End? with Daniel Foytik

2/5/2018
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This is the end for The 9th Story Podcast, and the beginning of a new journey for Jeanette & Alexander. Here to help us talk about why we are ending the show and what the future holds is our good friend and the creator of The 9th Story Podcast Daniel Foytik. Daniel is one of the creators of The Lift podcast, and the host of The Wicked Library Podcast. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e22

Duration:00:47:51

S6 E18 This Is Our Story. Featuring Jeanette & Alexander!

1/8/2018
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We are a podcast about writing and story. As we get close to the end of season 6 we wanted to talk about what’s happening with us and what the podcast will become as we find our paths. Join us on a personal journey that we hope will inspire you personally and professionally. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e18

Duration:00:34:26

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

12/25/2017
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We are a podcast about writing and storytelling. 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? For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e16

Duration:00:53:08

S6 E15 Speculative Fiction - Featuring Author Jessica McHugh

12/17/2017
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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 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! For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e15

Duration:01:05:38

S6 E07: How Do You Create Magic With Words? Featuring Author Gail Carson Levine.

10/23/2017
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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. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/S6E07

Duration:01:03:54

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

10/16/2017
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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. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e06

Duration:00:44:12

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

10/9/2017
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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. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e05

Duration:01:05:08

S6 E02: Why Do We Write? Part Two: Featuring Daniel Foytik of The Lift.

9/18/2017
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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). For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e02

Duration:01:00:51

S6 E01: Why Do We Write? Part One: Featuring Daniel Foytik of The Lift.

9/11/2017
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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).

Duration:01:02:10

Immortal & Andromeda - 9th Story 520

7/3/2017
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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! For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/520

Duration:00:57:28

Author John Brhel - 9th Story 519

6/26/2017
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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. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/519

Duration:00:40:25

Helen Grant / Silent Saturday - 9th Story 518

6/19/2017
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Today on The 9th Story Podcast we talk to author Helen Grant about her novel Silent Saturday (forbidden spaces trilogy). We also talk about her story in the Shadows at the Door Anthology, and her story in Supernatural Tales 30 magazine. Urban spelunking, research, and writing, oh my! For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/518

Duration:01:07:59

Nick Kizina - 9th Story 404

5/3/2016
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Nick Kizina, writer, film maker, podcaster and generally interesting guy takes The Lift up to the 9th Story to talk about his IndeGoGo Campaign, writing, making films, creating fresh content, and much more! Dan's voice may be 404 just like the show number, but Jeanette steps up and leads the discussion on a topic she knows well - filmmaking. Learn all about "isms", stolen cameras, lost footage, and the unique challenges that are a part of telling a story via film. The conversation is...

Duration:01:09:33

Nelson W. Pyles - 9th Story 402

4/13/2016
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Dan and Jeanette are joined again by Nelson W. Pyles. Featured in this episode is a reading from Nelson's forthcoming novel Spiders in the Daffodils. We talk about writing, grinders, Tom Waits, how to pronounce NaNoWriMo, producing art quickly, Haiku Wednesday, Horror Haikuesday, accountability, and more. We also share some outtakes from Orson Welles, and try to sell you coffee.

Duration:01:10:33

Mark Nixon - 9th Story 327

3/28/2016
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This episode features Mark Nixon, the editor of Shadows at the Door. Mark is a writer who focuses on writing traditional ghost stories similar to those written by M.R. James. In this episode Dan and Mark discuss Mark's Kickstarter project to publish a collection of international ghost stories in the old style. More than that, the discussion provides advice, an examination of challenges in putting together a project that gets noticed, and the process of building an anthology. All-in-all,...

Duration:00:59:54

Matthew McLean - 9th Story 326

3/19/2016
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This episode features Matthew McLean of The Aftermath Podcast, The Podcast Host, YAP Audio, and more. Matthew is a passionate podcast expert and producer. In this episode Dan and Matthew discuss some of their own processes, production challenges, and individual experiences in making their own fiction podcasts. The main discussion focuses on storytelling, the podcast medium, and how to make great audio.

Duration:01:14:26

The Pop Off Ladies - 9th Story 325

3/4/2016
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This episode features three of the ladies from one of the newest shows on the Society 13 Podcast Network, The Pop Off. Join in as Martisse, April, and Clarice stop by the 9th Story for a fun discussion about pop culture and more. Hear us discuss: Heathers, Christian Slater, Pump Up the Volume, Happy Harry Hard-on, Hannibal Lecter, The Voices in my Head, Karl Childers, Sex, Changing Teams, Dumb Sh*t, Lamar Odom, Limes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, The Tired Sun, posts about...

Duration:01:03:12

317 Love It. No Thank You.

6/29/2015
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A friend stops by to read us a story. Then It's time to talk about why bedazzling is fun, why you need to say no to things and say thank you to some cool people. Full Show notes at www.9thstory.com/317/ Read More ...

Duration:01:17:12