Daniel Scott White


Daniel Scott White runs the award winning Longshot Press, known for publishing short works by great authors such as Martha Wells, David Brin, Ken Liu, Yoon Ha Lee and more. He studied the music business at Columbia College in Chicago and went on to assist in the recording of a project for Bob Dylan. Along with earning an MBA degree, he worked for an international publisher focusing on children's books and textbooks. While his expertise is in business, his passion is in writing. He was born in the mountains but now lives by the sea.

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The Land of Words
A collection of the short stories I've written. More to come soon.
The Land of Words: Vol. 1
Price: $1.07 USD. (Free until Oct. 14!)
The Land of Words: Vol. 2
Price: $1.07 USD. (Free until Oct. 15!)
Unfit Magazine
Fiction that isn’t approved by your government, parents, or teachers. Unfit for public consumption. Toxic content. (Keep the secret!) Stories by Ken Liu, Orson Scott Card, Cat Rambo, Emily Devenport, David Brin, Yoon Ha Lee, and more.
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 1
Price: $1.47 USD.
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 2
Price: $1.47 USD.
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 3
Price: $1.47 USD.
Unreal Magazine
Let go. Get unreal for a moment. Let the magic take you away. Stories by Martha Wells, Tais Teng, Emily Devenport, Yoon Ha Lee, and more.
Unreal Magazine Vol. 1
Price: $1.47 USD.


The Land of Words: Vol. 2
Series: The Land of Words. Price: $1.07 USD. (Free until Oct. 15!) Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories was released in 2019. Here are some of the best stories I've written. Some of them will always be my favorites, I'm certain. Hope you like them too!
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 3
Series: Unfit Magazine. Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Stories by Orson Scott Card, Robert J. Sawyer, Eric Del Carlo, David R. Grigg, Nathan Susnik, Ernest Hogan and Adithi Rao. This magazine is about the ways in which technology-based data may be used to change our view of reality. In the future, what will we crave more, simulated reality or our own senses? Here are stories that warp our perception of the world in some very surprising ways.
Unreal Magazine Vol. 1
Series: Unreal Magazine. Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Featuring Martha Wells, Yoon Ha Lee, Emily Devenport, Adithi Rao, J.D. Astra, Tais Teng, Jessica Needham, Joe Taylor, George Salis, and Liz Kellebrew. Nonfiction by David R. Grigg and Eric Del Carlo. Edited by Daniel Scott White. This magazine is about fiction that isn't made for this world. So let go. Get unreal for a moment. Let the magic take you away.
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 1
Series: Unfit Magazine. Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
*This edition features David Brin, Robert Silverberg, Jerry Oltion, David R. Grigg, LJ Cohen, Emily Devenport, Eric Del Carlo, Joe Taylor, and Bruce Golden. This magazine is about fiction that isn’t fit for ‘them’. What do I mean by ‘them’? Who in particular are ‘they’? They are the government. They are your parents. They are your teachers. They are everywhere.
Unfit Magazine: Vol. 2
Series: Unfit Magazine. Price: $1.47 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This magazine includes stories by Ken Liu, Cat Rambo, Yoon Ha Lee, M. Yzmore, David R. Grigg, Michael Merriam, J.B. Toner, Tim Major and Eric Del Carlo. Edited by Daniel Scott White. In Vol. 2, we take a closer look at the realms of cyberpunk and steampunk with a collection of stories that are both imaginative and convincing.
The Tinweed Man: And His Fond Imaginary World
Price: $1.07 USD. (Free until Oct. 10!) Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Follow Jon Tinweed into his fond imaginary world. He'll battle a tree nymph, travel to the new world, and face the spring of truth. Why is he on a mission? Earlier in the day he’d been evicted from his home by a pair of kittens. Damn those kittens!
The Land of Words: Vol. 1
Series: The Land of Words. Price: $1.07 USD. (Free until Oct. 14!) Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This collection of short stories was first released in 2016. It was my first “real” attempt to put together a collection like this. While most of the stories are rough, there are gems hiding in here, hints of a better story to come. Revised and expanded with a new introduction in 2019.
Price: $1.07 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Do you feel like nothing ever changes? Is every day the same boring routine? Tarkentower has put the whole world into a loop, forcing everyone to repeat the same day over and over. But what if you could find a way out? The earth is doomed. The times are dark. And nobody seems to have a solution. Meet Lewis Fuller. He’s just arrived from the past and he’s got a lot of catching up to do.

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Jon Jacks
Latest book: Font of All Lies. Published May 26, 2019.
Mike White
Latest book: Newcomer: Chapter 11. Published December 13, 2017. (4.00 from 2 reviews)