Scott Black Blogs

Reflections, musings, and ramblings from the author of Lockdown.

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Posted by Scott on October 6, 2016



Here’s a big shout out to all of you who joined me at one of my recent book signings. Your humble scribe has been quite busy, meeting fans and discussing “LOCKDOWN’ at the (more…)

Posted by Scott on July 31, 2016

Upcoming Appearances & Events

Book Signings, Speaking Engagements, and Festivals

Right. Here we are, mid-summer, enter the dog days of August; your favorite-lazy-writer has been skating on his blogs long enough. Time to jump into the fray, back in the saddle–as it were–rev up the ol’ posts pages. The early fall will be quite busy for yours truly and I’m enormously excited. For this reason, there’s a new calendar-of-events plugin for the website. Check it out –> EVENTS PAGE. (more…)

Posted by Scott on April 28, 2016

Navy Relief Expose’ on Scott Black

Navy Vet WritesFast-Frigate Thriller

As a way to give back, I have pledged 10% of proceeds from my book, “Lockdown” towards the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. The has published an expose’ that details (more…)

Posted by Scott on April 17, 2016

Killer Music from Lockdown

Go Inside the Mind of a Psychopath

(Minor Spoiler Alert – if you have not yet read Lockdown, the following contains some descriptive commentary about characters in the book… these are not true spoilers but give up some information you might rather read for yourself.)

If you have started or finished reading Lockdown, (more…)

Posted by Scott on March 1, 2016

How Did You Publish That Book?

A Simple Process

A family member asked, “So, what were the steps you took to publish your book?”  After a few minutes of my babbling about CreateSpace and the plethora of possible marketing methods, I realized that I did go through quite a gauntlet—I had not intended for the process to be so painstaking. Now that the book is finished (to the best of my current abilities), I’m rather proud of the finished product. That is to say, I know it’s not perfect, but I am willing to accept the small flaws just to say, “It is finished.” I see so many writers, prolifically delivering book after book. I don’t know how they do it. It was a miracle for me to finish just this one—it was a long journey to this point. (more…)