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bio website dalewriting.dale.emery.name
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I write fantasy, science fiction, and mystery stories.

See my dalewriting and dalefiction blogs.


Oct
28
revised Every idea for a story I come up with seems excessively long
added 27 characters in body
Sep
26
revised Should I have some restraint when submitting to the more prestigious journals?
Correct 'simultaneous submissions' to 'multiple submissions' in the last paragraph.
Sep
25
revised Is CreateSpace 100% free for self-publishing?
Correct factual errors about fees and royalties through the CreateSpace estore.
Sep
25
revised Is CreateSpace 100% free for self-publishing?
added 1449 characters in body
Sep
22
revised Are newlines effective for adding weight to certain phrases?
Restoring active voice. Kept some edits (thanks, editors!) and reverted others (by restore my voice).
Jul
17
revised Necessary online resources while writing: too much versus too little
added 1 character in body
Oct
12
revised Is it possible to write a novel completely devoid of dialogue?
corrected spelling
Sep
12
revised Collaborating with Stephen King, but not the original
added 66 characters in body
Jul
5
revised What factors in fiction arouse readers' expectations?
Typo: readers's
Jun
12
revised How specific should I be when outlining the plot?
Add two paragraphs about gauging length from outlines
Feb
17
revised how should a writer use version control to track drafts, rewrites, and revisions?
Deleted the erroneous "git checkout --branch" command
Dec
29
revised How can I keep my characters' identities a mystery successfully?
added 4 characters in body
Jun
21
revised How does joint authorship work?
added 14 characters in body
Sep
11
revised How can I express this more clearly or concisely?
added 109 characters in body; deleted 5 characters in body
Aug
28
revised If in real life the antagonist is often oneself, shouldn't it work in a full length novel?
added 242 characters in body
Jun
4
revised What's the modern way to handle gender in tech writing?
added 737 characters in body
May
24
revised How Do you Stave Off Boredom While Writing?
added 94 characters in body
May
14
revised Why is this ‘loved’ italicized?
Removed the spaces before paragraphs. They caused each para to be formatted as a line of code (or something like that).
Apr
18
revised How to refer to character of focus in a story
added 3 characters in body
Apr
17
revised Do writers use highlighting to clarify ideas in their work in progress?
deleted 7 characters in body