Dan C. is an award-winning freelance writer/editor with over 35 years of writing experience and 20 years editing experience. He is a former sports editor and acting news editor for a weekly newspaper, The Mountain Sun in Kerrville, TX, and has held membership in The Society of Professional Journalists.
Dan specializes in American English and has written and edited for several websites and the newsletter of The Writers' League of Texas. Print publication credits include A Cup of Comfort for Courage (creative nonfiction story); History Magazine (article); Playboy Magazine (Party Jokes); and several newspapers (sports coverage, stringer news articles, feature articles, and advertising copy).
Dan was a finalist in the Adams Media Inspiring True-Story Contest, 2001, and a first-place winner in two web-based writing competitions for a story (2010) and the best opening words of a novel (2004).
Electronic and web publication credits include the introduction to an eBook (Self-propelled vehicles: A practical treatise on the theory, construction, operation, care and management of all forms of automobiles, by James E. Homans, Barnes and Noble World Digital Library, 2002.); and three websites on vintage and classic collector cars. His own writing platform website is currently under construction, as are two other sites he is editing, on the subjects of Gold Rush history and family genealogy.
In 2016 Dan continues the editing process toward the ultimate completion of a previously unpublished California Gold Rush memoir.
His skills include moderate knowledge of SEO and some website construction with limited knowledge of html.