Dan Stout

Dan Stout - Ghostwriter

Columbus, Ohio

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Overview

Dan Stout lives in Columbus, Ohio, where he writes noir with a twist of magic and a disco chaser. His prize-winning fiction draws on his 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. He is the author of The Carter Archives, a series of noir fantasy thrillers from DAW Books.


He has ghostwritten a number of memoirs and biographies for individuals and couples. He has extensive experience writing for the construction industry, making complex topics relatable for clients such as Home Depot's Pro Shed and Family Handyman.
Services
Short-Form Content
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Mystery & Crime
Science Fiction
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Home & Garden

Work experience

Freelance Writer / Ghost Writer

Self-employed
November, 2014 – Present (about 6 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Titanshade

Dan Stout

This noir fantasy thriller from a debut author introduces the gritty town of Titanshade, where danger lurks around every corner.Carter's a homicide cop in Titanshade, an oil boomtown where 8-tracks are state of the art, disco rules the radio, and all the best sorcerers wear designer labels. It's also a metropolis teetering on the edge of disaster. As its oil reserves run dry, the city's future... read more

This noir fantasy thriller from a debut author introduces the gritty town of Titanshade, where danger lurks around every corner.Carter's a homicide cop in Titanshade, an oil boomtown where 8-tracks are state of the art, disco rules the radio, and all the best sorcerers wear designer labels. It's also a metropolis teetering on the edge of disaster. As its oil reserves run dry, the city's future... read more

Plan B Omnibus: a mystery and crime anthology

Various

Fifty-two plans gone wrong from Plan B Magazine. Featuring stories by: Patti Abbott Ed Ahern Nick Andreychuk Tom Barlow Aislinn Batstone Doug Black Craig Faustus Buck Frank Byrns Gary Cahill Sally Carpenter Sarah M. Chen Ian Creasey Peter DiChellis Jim Downer Kevin R. Doyle John H. Dromey MJ Gardner Robert Guffey Michael Haynes Martin Roy Hill Adam Howe Ahmed A. Khan BV Lawson Mary Ann B. Lee ... read more

Fifty-two plans gone wrong from Plan B Magazine. Featuring stories by: Patti Abbott Ed Ahern Nick Andreychuk Tom Barlow Aislinn Batstone Doug Black Craig Faustus Buck Frank Byrns Gary Cahill Sally Carpenter Sarah M. Chen Ian Creasey Peter DiChellis Jim Downer Kevin R. Doyle John H. Dromey MJ Gardner Robert Guffey Michael Haynes Martin Roy Hill Adam Howe Ahmed A. Khan BV Lawson Mary Ann B. Lee ... read more

Crime & Mystery Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy)

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and murder. Whodunnits and mysteries from classic authors are cast with previously unpublished stories by exciting budding contemporary crime writers.

Following the great success of 2015's Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror and Science Fiction, this latest in the series is packed with detectives, mystery and murder. Whodunnits and mysteries from classic authors are cast with previously unpublished stories by exciting budding contemporary crime writers.

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