Steven Saus

I inject people with radioactivity for my day job, but only to serve the forces of good. I am an author, sociologist, educator, coder, and nuclear medicine technologist.

About Me

I have experience in qualitative and quantitative social research, education, creating written materials (both fiction and non-fiction), medical imaging (both X-ray and Nuclear Medicine), the military, web design, and some programming experience. I am also a frequent presenter and panelist at both literary and academic conventions, and have professionally formatted ebooks in both ePub and Kindle formats as well as print layout.

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Over twenty years experience in medical imaging in civilian and military environments.

Over twenty publication fiction and non-fiction writing credits and awards.

Experience in multiple computer languages in medical, military, and publishing contexts.

Facilitated formal and informal instruction in one-on-one, small group, and classroom settings.

Conducted social and behavioral research in multiple settings using qualitative and quantitative methods.

As Alliteration Ink, has published over a dozen books and online magazines since 2011.

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Trigger and Content Warnings, Mastodon, and Shouting Fire

Trigger and Content Warnings, Mastodon, and Shouting Fire

Here’s a nice thing about Mastodon: There are “sensitive content” covers for images and “Content Warnings” for post text. Here’s an example from my own…
It isn’t about being truthful. It’s (just) about making them money.

It isn’t about being truthful. It’s (just) about making them money.

In case you weren’t paying attention, Facebook’s idea of combating misinformation is to make everyone play ball by their rules. Y’know, in ways that make…
The flash challenge is up for this weekend.

The flash challenge is up for this weekend.

Several of us have started our own, self-hosted, flash fiction challenge over at a website we’re calling Obsidian Flash. It’s on a forum behind a…
Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. Don’t let the bastards grind you down. Sessions announces new ‘religious liberty task force’ “That includes making sure that our employees…
Depression, and doing the right thing

Depression, and doing the right thing

I’ve been quiet for a while because I’ve been depressed, and it’s gotten bad. Some of it seems to be organic, some of it has…
The Fake Lights Keep Getting Turned Off

The Fake Lights Keep Getting Turned Off

The problem is not the large “fake skylight” in the examination room. The problem is that some staff keep turning it off. When it’s on,…

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