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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Hey, my phone and mastodon provider died!

Hey, my phone and mastodon provider died!

Random note: My phone has gone into a bootloop, and mastodon.xyz has reset entirely. While I’m getting a new one, I can still get texts,…
I couldn’t understand why they were upset about a pregen character.

I couldn’t understand why they were upset about a pregen character.

After pulling out the new role-playing game sourcebook, they flipped to the end. Specifically, the part where the “example characters” are listed. If you’re unfamiliar…
Bob should have watered them himself, or: Everyone (re)learns from their mistakes

Bob should have watered them himself, or: Everyone (re)learns from their mistakes

I have epiphanies on a fairly regular basis. This… is not as great a quality as it sounds. You see, I don’t have new epiphanies.…
Do not fail. Keep writing!

Do not fail. Keep writing!

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…
Even the bad options are a choice. Examine them all.

Even the bad options are a choice. Examine them all.

“Sure, suicide is a choice,” I said. The therapist leading group looked at me like I was insane. I was, after all, on the psych…
Despite its flaws, the ideals of America are beautiful.

Despite its flaws, the ideals of America are beautiful.

It is easy – and appropriate – to remember that our founding fathers were fallible, racist, sexist people. But it is also worth remembering that…

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