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Dan Stout

Noir with a twist of magic and a disco chaser.

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Dan Stout lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he writes about fever dreams and half-glimpsed shapes in the shadows. His prize-winning fiction draws on travels throughout Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Rim as well as an employment history spanning everything from subpoena server to assistant well driller. Dan's stories have appeared in publications such as The Saturday Evening Post, Nature, and Mad Scientist Journal. His debut novel, Titanshade, is available from DAW Books. Say hi on social media or at www.DanStout.com.

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Sin Titulo

Published Jun 30, 2019 · 7,944 words (29 minutes) · 95 views

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Titanshade - Chapter 1

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 2,862 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 89 views

Fantasy Mystery Noir Post-Industrial Fantasy 1970s Disco Police procedural

An excerpt from Titanshade (DAW Books, 2019) a noir fantasy thriller set in an oil boomtown where magic is real, disco rules the radio, and good cops are hard to find.

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Titanshade front cover low res

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The Curious Case of Alpha-7 DE11

Published Feb 12, 2019 · 759 words (3 minutes) · 2 likes · 223 views

Fantasy Horror Strange

The transcript of a found voicemail, from a customer who is clearly unhappy with his latest batch of golems.

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The Memory of Elephants

Published Aug 24, 2018 · 1,040 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 246 views

Literary Fiction Love Memory Loss Alzheimer

Winner of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation 2016 Short Story Competition.

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Ceci in the Sky

Published Jul 27, 2018 · 997 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 279 views

Humor Satire Science Fiction

Today is Ceci's birthday! And so was yesterday. And the day before that, and the day before that...

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Grind my Bones, Scatter my Ashes: A Love Story

Published Jun 20, 2018 · 1,283 words (5 minutes) · 2 likes · 318 views

Fantasy Humor Love

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Riding the Dragon

Published Apr 19, 2018 · 4,057 words (15 minutes) · 376 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Addiction

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The Bulldog Ant is not a Team Player

Published Mar 31, 2018 · 2,365 words (9 minutes) · 394 views

Mystery Noir crime fiction

The heist was a success. Now all Kit Rowland and her crew need to do is lay low and stay out of trouble. Should be simple...

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The Hula-Hoop Heart

Published Mar 17, 2018 · 2,942 words (11 minutes) · 396 views

Humor Mystery Noir

A noir detective story set on the broken pavement of a middle-grade playground.

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Outpatient

Published Sep 17, 2017 · 860 words (4 minutes) · 427 views

Horror Science Fiction

A researcher wakes with a pounding headache and no memories since being in her lab.

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