Dylan Madeley

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Dylan Madeley is a Torontonian currently working out of a headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario. He is the copy editor of and a frequent contributor to Auxiliary Magazine, an alternative fashion and music zine. His junior copy editors are two chinchillas named Basil and Liam.

His first published novel, The Gift-Knight’s Quest, was released on May 28, 2015. The Crown Princess' Voyage, its sequel, was released on Amazon May 1, 2017, and on Kobo in July of that year.

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Dylan Madeley Currently, setting up a proper website for myself as an author, and following that, newly reorganized social media with scheduled content via…moreCurrently, setting up a proper website for myself as an author, and following that, newly reorganized social media with scheduled content via HootSuite or another content-calendar service.

And some commissioned artwork. I'll share it when it's done!(less)
Dylan Madeley Struggling to write my first NaNoWriMo length manuscript as early as 2006, I had two different story ideas that I couldn't carry past a few pages in…moreStruggling to write my first NaNoWriMo length manuscript as early as 2006, I had two different story ideas that I couldn't carry past a few pages in Word. I didn't really have a feel for the prose either, so that it was mostly a page of descriptive narrative without dialogue, but that was a different problem to be worked out over time.

I decided that in each case, I was focusing on the variable character, the mysterious one that needs to be met by the other. I had essentially been trying to write Derek's story as a stand-alone, then abandoning that and trying to write Chandra's. When I made it both their story, I was not only able to get it to length, but also to answer the questions in each stand-alone that originally had me stumped.(less)
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The Gift-Knight's Quest

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The Masked Queen's Lament

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The elapsed year was not one where any new material was written, except if you count sweeping changes or rewrites to a prior project.





What really changed was my move away from transcribing and editing at home as a primary source of income. It had been a feeble and inconsistent living all along, not really a living at all. It fostered inconsistent eating and sleeping patterns. It encouraged socia...

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This story introduces a world of light and dark witches, rich family histories and the willingness of some people to change--and of others, to accept them.
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" Glad you liked it, Daniel. The third book is out July 13 of this year, but can be pre-ordered via Kindle or Kobo as of now. Feel free to give that one ...more "
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