James Noll is the author of dozens of short stories and a handful of novels. He recently began adapting his stories into films.
In this episode, James discusses:
- How he got started as a writer
- How he chose his genre
- Pivoting into authorship
- The evolution of self-publishing (2013 to present)
- The need for authors to be fearless and to try new ways to expose audiences to their books
- Turning a story into a short film
- How he found his director and crew
- Challenges and triumphs of the process
- Why you should try converting your stories to short films
About James Noll
James Noll has worked as a sandwich maker, a yogurt dispenser, a day care provider, a video store clerk, a day care provider (again), a summer camp counselor, a waiter, a prep. cook, a sandwich maker (again), a line cook, a security guard, a line cook (again), a waiter (again), a bartender, a librarian, and a teacher. Somewhere in there he played drums in punk rock bands, recorded several albums, and wrote dozens of short stories and a handful of novels.