R. Scott Boyer has written a variety of critically acclaimed stories, starting in 2018 with his debut novel, Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy. His other completed works include Temple of Eternity and House Guests (spec screenplay), plus two unpublished young adult adventures in the Bobby Ether series.
Accolades for his projects include: IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (Silver Medalist), Book Fest Best Book Awards (Finalist), Eric Hoffer Award (Gold Medal Finalist), ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition (Finalist), and two bonus book club selections by The International Pulpwood Queens Book Club, as well as Chicago Screenplay Awards (Semi-Finalist).
In his free time, Scott likes to play basketball and tennis, as well as exercise with adorable rescue pup, Sassy. Over the years, he has been involved with a number of volunteer organizations, including United In Harmony, the Collins & Katz Family YMCA, coaching various basketball programs, and C5LA.
Raised in Santa Monica, California, Scott still resides in the Los Angeles area close to his family.
On the Blog
Better (Late) Semi-Finalist Than Never
A few months back, I wrote my very first screenplay. Based on the premise of a "casual" home invasion, House Guests is a suspense/thriller and therefore an abrupt departure from the young adult fantasy novels I'd written up to that point. Still, the story felt...
Waking Up With Aliens
I sit back on my heels and frown. “What exactly do you mean by ‘save?’”
Taking Her Shot
A few weeks ago, my writers group starting offering prompts as a way to drive creativity and share stories related to a common theme. Basically, we pick a topic to write about, then a few words to integrate into the story. For the most recent prompt, we choose the...