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works include Temple of Eternity and House Guests (spec screenplay), its sequel, House Guests – Arrival, plus two unpublished young adult adventures in the Bobby Ether series.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).
Besides family and friends, his personal life revolves around four themes: writing, basketball, volunteer work with underprivileged youth, and his rescue mutt, 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 resides close to his family in the South Bay area of Los Angeles.
On the Blog
Since I haven't posted in a while, I thought it might be nice to update folks on my latest writing projects. As many of you know, I wrote and published two books in the Bobby Ether series; Jade Academy and Temple of Eternity. The first book actually fell out of...
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...
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