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I write fantasy, science fiction, and mystery stories.

See my dalewriting and dalefiction blogs.


Nov
13
answered Who can help me to describe the text line from my story in slow motion?
Nov
13
comment Is my serial-killer novel horror or crime?
The category you put a story into on Amazon is only one aspect of genre. Another is the cover. Another is the tone of the back cover blurb. You generally get only one cover and one blurb. So should he feature the horror element, or the crime element? The goal is to attract readers who will like the story. So I like to ask an additional question when pondering genre: Which genre's readers are more likely to enjoy this book?
Nov
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Am I breaking the “show don't tell” rule in the following passage?
Nov
3
awarded  Scholar
Nov
3
accepted How to indicate emphasis in plain text manuscripts
Nov
1
awarded  Enlightened
Oct
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
27
asked How to indicate emphasis in plain text manuscripts
Oct
20
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
17
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
17
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
17
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Can a mock-magazine with fictitious content count legally as fan fiction?
Oct
16
comment How can I prevent, or work around, unfortunate hyphenation in critical words?
Are you able to use CSS to style those elements? I have not tried this, but it seems as if hyphens:manual or hyphens:none would do thee trick. l.dhemery.com/1apHFhT
Oct
16
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Are there any contests for teenage writers?
Oct
14
answered How can I avoid word repetition in the following paragraph?
Oct
12
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Is it possible to write a novel completely devoid of dialogue?
Oct
12
revised Is it possible to write a novel completely devoid of dialogue?
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