Category: News

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‚Äôs 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.

Donation Button Available

Donation kitty writer

A donation button is now available on my website for anyone who would like to support my writing career.

New Story!

New Story Fantasy Sci-fi author Shana Scott

I’m celebrating a new story coming out in the anthology Mind Candy Too.

SFWA Membership!

fireworks author Shana Scott

I’ve officially made one of my writing goals by becoming a member of the SFWA!

Change of Pen Name

As of now, I’ll be switching my pen name from S. L. Scott to Shana Scott to avoid confusion with another author. On my publications page any stories published as S. L. Scott will be noted. Thanks for following me, and I hope to…

Escape Pod: A Cure for Homesickness

celebrate author Shana Scott

“A Cure for Homesickness” is now available in audio and print format on Escape Pod’s podcast.