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I write fantasy, science fiction, and mystery stories.

See my dalewriting and dalefiction blogs.


Jul
9
answered Inventing names for Sci-Fi characters
Jul
6
comment What are some strategies for surprising the reader?
Any of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot stories.
Jul
5
answered What are some strategies for surprising the reader?
Jul
4
answered How to Describe a Scene from Video?
Jun
28
comment Outliner (software) with annotations for OS X or browser based (but offline!)
Scrivener can indeed do most of this. The feature is called "custom meta-data." I wrote about it in another answer: writers.stackexchange.com/questions/8938/…
Jun
25
comment Where and how to publish new work
I think you can also hire out the services. Editing. Book cover design. Interior design. Ebook conversion.
Jun
25
answered Where and how to publish new work
Jun
20
answered Main male character description
Jun
16
answered Is there a complete guideline for which tense to use?
Jun
7
answered Is it acceptable to reuse chapters across multiple books?
Jun
3
answered How to sift through all those illustrators?
May
9
answered How can I (as a new author) publish a collection of essays?
Apr
23
answered Asking questions in the middle of a narrative
Apr
11
answered What are my options for free preview copies if I self publish via online services?
Apr
3
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Capitalization of Phrases: One-on-one assistance
Apr
3
comment How Much Can You Make From Writing a Book?
Or from people buying copies from you.
Apr
2
comment Can stories be “revived”?
Oh, I forgot to add: Revising is not the only way to revive a story. You can also throw out the old manuscript and write the story anew, given everything that you have since learned about how to write stories.
Apr
2
answered Can stories be “revived”?
Mar
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to invoke my creative side without investing too much time?
Mar
19
asked Legal effect of standard fiction disclaimer