Category: News

Mirror World Anthology Contest Winner

I’m happy to be among the winners of Mirror World 2020 Anthology Contest for my story “Songs and Superstitions.” For everyone who liked “A Cure for Homesickness,” Krem and Max return for a fun adventure in the tunnels of Krem’s home colony.

New Story – Footsteps in the Dark

Footsteps in the Dark is out for purchase and includes my story “Waking the Monster.”

TulipTree Review Genre Contest Honorable Mention

TulipTree Review Shana Scott author

My story, “Letters in the Attic,” made Honorable Mention in TulipTree Review’s Genre Contest and is now available on Amazon in their Winter issue.

New Story Available

I’m pleased to announce my story “Waiting for the Rain” is now available in Dying Earths – the 2019 SFFWorld anthology. You can buy it as an ebook from Amazon, or in print early next year. I hope you all enjoy it!

The Society of Misfit Stories Published

Society of Misfit Stories Cover

My story, “The Curse of Manorville House,” was previous published as a ebook by Bards and Sages publishing. It’s now part of their yearly collection available in print or ebook. Check out the Society of Misfit Stories, Volume 3.

New Article Publication

Mass Effect 3 FemShep

Happy to announce my (very) academic article “Paragon or Renegade: Teaching Aristotelian Virtue through the Rhetoric of Gaming in the Mass Effect Series” has been published in the first issue of Part of the Discourse. I’m a pop culture academic and love taking a deep dive into fandoms I love.

WOW! Interview with Marybeth Niederkorn

Women on Writing - Shana Scott Interviews Marybeth Niederkorn

I’m happy to have interviewed Marybeth Niederkorn, Author for WOW! Women on Writing’s special poetry issue. We talk book launches, press releases, and dealing with the media. It may be a poetry issue, but these tips can help any author.

New Guest Blog at JaneFriedman.com

rejection fantasy scifi author Shana Scott

I’m excited to have a guest blog, “When You’re Just Not Ready for Rejection,” up at JaneFriedman.com. If you ever read about the constant rejection you have to go through to achieve your dreams and felt sick to your stomach, this is the article for you.

New Article Publication

Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team

One of my articles is featured as a guest blog on the Society of American Archivists’ blog. “Digitizing the Stars: Harvard University’s Glass Plate Collection” is about the early astronomical photographic techniques, the female computers who studied them, and what the Harvard Observatory is doing to bring all that data into the digital age.

New Poem in Darkling’s Beasts & Brews

Darklings Lycan Valley Press

Darkling’s Beasts and Brews published by Lycan Valley Press is now available for pre-order.