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"I don't care, as it happens what he thinks. At least not in the way you mean. I deep…"

Daniel Hale replied Nov 5, 2014 to Writing vs Typing

8 Dec 14, 2014
Reply by Boyd Miles

"Dark Markets is okay, but a bit limited. Duotrope is more for finding places for sto…"

Daniel Hale replied Dec 14, 2013 to Where to Look For Submission Calls?

9 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by Jem (Admin)

"That's my main problem, I think. Beefing up what I have. I've come farther than I th…"

Daniel Hale replied Nov 30, 2013 to Got Novel Started, But...

7 Dec 18, 2013
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"Neil Gaiman does this really well. "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" and "Mr. Punch…"

Daniel Hale replied Nov 3, 2013 to When the leading character is the author himself

14 Nov 24, 2013
Reply by Chris Capps

"Maximum Ride. And that was before I realized just what a hack James Patterson is. "

Daniel Hale replied Nov 1, 2013 to Worst book you've read.

6 Nov 21, 2013
Reply by diane solomon

"I can't seem to budge my mind until I at least have a bit of a story down on paper.…"

Daniel Hale replied Oct 31, 2013 to How to get started with this bloody novel?

22 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by Robert C. J. Graves

"Thanks, I'll be sure to give them both a look!  "

Daniel Hale replied Sep 8, 2013 to Start Work on a Novel?

10 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by KM Zafari

"If you ever wanted to feel that there is no Narativia, patron goddess of all aspirin…"

Daniel Hale replied Sep 2, 2013 to Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling

14 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Daniel Hale

"A good point. I do like having several things to work on when one gets tiring. Well…"

Daniel Hale replied Aug 9, 2013 to Start Work on a Novel?

10 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by KM Zafari

"Granted yes, but as you said, because the reverse is also true it makes it that much…"

Daniel Hale replied Aug 6, 2013 to Traditional vs. Electronic

17 Aug 6, 2013
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Who Do You Show Your Stories To?

Started by Daniel Hale in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary Chandler Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue

A Formatting Question-- How would you...?

Started by Angie_Fayre in Uncategorized Sep 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue

Publishing Percentages!

Started by Naomi Rawle in Sample Title. Last reply by Gia Lee Jul 19, 2015. 3 Replies

Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue

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New works: published and otherwise.

Started by Zachary T. Owen in Sample Title. Last reply by Naomi Rawle Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

What stories/books/poems/novels have you recently completed or had published?I'll go first:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDvvPFBisAA^This…Continue

Blog Posts

Title Advice?

Posted by Daniel Hale on December 14, 2015 at 18:29 0 Comments

I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.

The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…


A Memory Resides In Soho

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 24, 2015 at 21:06 0 Comments

A Memory Resides In Soho

On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara.  Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing red and black flowery dress. They were in the heart of the…


Final Stretch for my First Project

Posted by Daniel Hale on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 0 Comments

So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do. 


Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 12, 2015 at 17:40 0 Comments


Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde hair fell over her face. Scarlet lips whispered to him,…


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