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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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(412) 945-7197


Episodes

S6 E11 Pantsing VS Plotting. Featuring Author Libbie Hawker

11/20/2017
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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 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? For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e11

Duration: 00:55:59


S6 E10 How Do You Navigate Conventions? Featuring Author Scott Goudsward

11/13/2017
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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 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. For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e10

Duration: 01:00:42


S6 E09 It's NaNoWriMo Time! Immortal Alexander & Jeanette Andromeda

11/6/2017
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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 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? For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e09

Duration: 00:33:25


S6 E08 Your First Novel, Expectations Vs Reality. Featuring Author Darren Shan.

10/30/2017
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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 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...

Duration: 00:57:04


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 E04: How Can NaNoWriMo Help You? Featuring Author Brian LeTendre

10/2/2017
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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 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...

Duration: 01:07:03


S6 E03: What Do Readers Want? Featuring Prolific Reader Mary Paul

9/25/2017
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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 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?” For full show notes please visit: podcast.9thstory.com/s6e03

Duration: 01:22:43


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

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