About Me

Scott DysonBy day I work as a healthcare professional, and I am a husband and a father to two boys.  In my spare time, I write and self-publish my tales of horror, mystery and science fiction/fantasy under the pen name of Scott Dyson.  I have been writing since grade school but it wasn’t until the mid 1990’s, when I was helping to host a book and writing forum on Delphi Internet Services called “The Book And Candle Pub,” that I got more serious about creating works of fiction.

I chose “indie” self-publishing because frankly I don’t have the time or the patience to deal with the long waits between submission and acceptance or rejection.  And when I write, I prefer to write fiction – not query letters.

Besides writing, my passions in life are my family, making music, reading and watching movies, and following Chicago sports, especially the Cubs and the Bulls.  (Yes, I admit to being a long-suffering Chicago Cubs fan!)  I play keyboards and enough guitar and drums to get by.

I wrote a post about 20 possibly interesting things about myself that you can read if you’re bored.  (I’d rather you go buy one of my stories and read that!)

Please feel free to look around the site and check out my titles.

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