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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Don’t be a jerk to people asking questions about the things important to you.

Don’t be a jerk to people asking questions about the things important to you.

I’d noticed a day or three ago that there’s been some changes in Linux; Linus Torvalds (the person who originally invented Linux) weakly apologizing for…
Forget spoons and matches, use dice to communicate chronic illness.

Forget spoons and matches, use dice to communicate chronic illness.

I remember the first time I went into a cave after starting to play D&D. I realized, really quickly, that swinging a longsword around in…
Knowledge is Power, even in relationships

Knowledge is Power, even in relationships

Knowledge is power. Sir Francis Bacon said it in 1597, and it’s still damn true a half century and change later. Especially in your relationships.…
She’s a lot more awesome than she thinks she is. Maybe you are too.

She’s a lot more awesome than she thinks she is. Maybe you are too.

This cartoon (which I found on imgur, but has apparently been all over Tumblr, so attribution would be appreciated) really spoke to me. I’ve been…
Bad Boys, Victimization, and Gaslighting: Three Recommendations

Bad Boys, Victimization, and Gaslighting: Three Recommendations

Relationships – and more importantly, toxic things in relationships – are a topic I keep coming back to. Partially because it fascinates me, and partially…
Depend on the others in your relationships. At least if those relationships are important to you.

Depend on the others in your relationships. At least if those relationships are important to you.

“I’m never getting married again,” he said. “It’s too hard to get un-married.” It was a joke – sort of. It’s something I’ve said too. …

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