Author Archives: Dale Long

About Dale Long

Writing ambushed me from the shadows. At first I pushed it aside as nonsense, but luckily my wife and two girls saw the potential. Since then I have had an article published by Metroland, placed as runner-up and in the top ten in humour writing contests and various other contests. The icing on the cake was placing as runner-up in the WCDR's Wicked Words contest (130 entries) and having my entry published in the contests anthology of the same name. My entry was an exerpt from my upcoming novel, Echoes.

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Circling Cancer

Cancer is like a black hole. It devours friends and family and leaves broken survivors in its wake. Survivors who bear the scars of surgery, Chemo burns, and the invisible scars that no one sees. Loved ones who carry the … Continue reading

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Coming Down The Pipe

It has been an exciting year! SO many writing projects on the go. Let me start with the most obvious. As you may know, I am one-quarter of the creative force behind ID Press Publishing. Last year we published our … Continue reading

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Finally Down ‘Home’

Yes, I know I have been quiet for a while. But, in actuality, I haven’t been quiet at all. Behind the curtain, I have been doing my best headless chicken impersonation. Okay, maybe not that gruesome, but you get the … Continue reading


The Enemy Within

In light of the current political shenanigans, pipelines, shootings, women and gender inequality, and immigrant hate, I got to thinking. Why can’t we all just get along? The old saying goes, “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”  And whether … Continue reading


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