Category: News

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… Continue Reading “Change of Pen Name”

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.

New Story Available

fireworks author Shana Scott

“The Curse of Manorville House” is officially available for purchase. An elderly woman living in a retirement home finds herself drawn into a journey to another dimension to break a curse that brings death to any resident visited by a strange cat.

Mirrors & Thorns

Mirrors & Thorns is now officially available for order in both print and ebook format. My story, “Maria Morevna and the Deathless One” is included. The characters are very loosely based off of two in Russian folktales: Maria Morevna and Koshchey the Deathless One.… Continue Reading “Mirrors & Thorns”

Stories Available for Purchase!

fireworks author Shana Scott

I have links to two stories that are now out or available for pre-order. I can’t wait for my own copies to arrive. “The Woman with the Feather in Her Hair” is now available in Wild Musette‘s Issue #1702 The Sin Eater. “Spies and… Continue Reading “Stories Available for Purchase!”

Agents and Spies Anthology!

I’m happy to announce that my story “Spies and Taboos” will be included in Flame Tree Press’s Gothic Fantasy Anthology Agents & Spies! The anthology will be available in October 2017. I’ll provide purchasing information once it’s available.

New Stories!

I’m happy to say that two of my stories have been selected for publication. “The Woman with the Feather in Her Hair” will be appearing in an upcoming issue of Wild Musette. “The Legend of Koshchey and Maria Morevna” has been published in The… Continue Reading “New Stories!”

Facebook Link Fixed!

I hadn’t realized that the Facebook icon wasn’t linking properly. It’s now fixed and you can like my page to get updated on posts as well as other writer’s blogs you might be interested in.


Welcome to the Woman in the Red Room. The blog is brand new, and my first full post will be next week, so feel free to follow me here or on my Facebook page to be notified of updates. I’ll be dealing with issues… Continue Reading “Welcome!”