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Official Website of Author / Photographer

Miriam Van Scott

Amazon Bestseller BANDUN GATE
Encyclopedia of Hell
Encyclopedia of Heaven
Song of Old
Boomer's Criss-Cross Christmas 
Shakespeare Goes Pop! Series

Bandun Gate is now officially an Amazon Bestseller!

The fact-inspired tale of murder, hauntings and witchcraft along the mysterious Charleston shores hit #1 New Release in Angelology & Demonology and is now a certified Best Seller. Thanks to everyone who supported this novel!

                                                Pre-order your copy Today!

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Want a peek at the unsettling horrors that lurk in the haunted wilds beyond Bandun Gate? Check out the book's video trailers on YouTube --- search under "Bandun Gate" for the latest clips or click the link below. 

You can also pre-order this fact-inspired tale of battling ghosts and demons on Amazon.com. Be the first to receive your copy!

BOOKS

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Bandun Gate

Boomer's Criss-Cross Christmas

Encyclopedia of Hell

 
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Song of Old

An Advent Calendar for the Spirit

Shakespeare Goes Pop!

Hollywood Edition

Shakespeare Goes Pop!

Sports Edition

 

Reviews

"With entries ranging from Dante's Inferno to the 1994 film noir Dark Angel: The Ascent, Van Scott's hellacious handbook entertains as it guides readers through a cultural history of Hell."

Publisher's Weekly 

"Encyclopedia of Heaven's careful research shows in the clear portrayal of ancient mythologies, organized religions, and secular works of art and literature through the ages. A helpful, accessible, entertaining addition to all public library reference collections; highly recommended for all libraries.”

Leroy Hommerding,
The Library Journal

“We are excited to let you know your story The

Bon Jovi Challenge which appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Yes will be featured on the CSS podcast. Thanks for being part of the CSS family. You know how much we love your stories.”

D'ette Corona, VP, Associate Producer,
Chicken Soup
for the Soul 

"(Bandun Gate is) a modern-day Charleston ghost story that will haunt you

well after you finish it."

Christian Senger,
Holy City Sinner

“Thank you so much (for appearing on The Suze Orman Show.) I got your books and they're great! The piece is terrific.”

Suzanne Semilof
Producer,
The Suze Orman
 Show

"With lush, colorful illustrations and funny details, this story (Boomer's Criss-Cross Christmas) teaches as well as it entertains. A must for storytelling around the holidays."

Lisa RojanyBuccieri, Writing Children's Books for Dummies

BIO

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Thanks for checking out my webpage!

 

I live in Charleston, SC now but was born in Washington, DC and raised in Northern Virginia. I attended George Washington University and George Mason, earning a B.A. in Journalism in 1992.


I started my career working in Public Relations for private corporations and government agencies, and worked as a photojournalist for the Fairfax Journal, Manassas Journal Messenger and Prince William Junction News. 

Some of my favorite early gigs included running site PR for the very first Lollapalooza Tour in 1991, and interviewing Watergate mastermind G. Gordon Liddy. 

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After the publication of my first book in 1998, I became a full-time freelance writer. My articles and photos have appeared in over 30 publications ranging from Good Housekeeping Magazine to the Chicken Soup for the Soul books, tv show and podcasts. I've provided content to The History Channel, Sy-Fy, The Learning Channel,  ABC News,  Paramount Entertainment Group, Media General and many others. 

 

My debut novel BANDUN GATE, a fact-inspired horror story set along Charleston's haunted shores, comes out January 31, 2022 from darkstroke books.  

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Upcoming Events

  • Bandun Gate Online Launch Party
    Twitter
    Jan 31, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Twitter
    Join me on BANDUN GATE launch day on Twitter for inside stories about paranormal events and answers to your questions about the real life inspiration for this book.
 

CONTACT

You can follow me on Twitter at @miriamvs 

email me at:| info@miriamvanscott.com

check out my Author Profile on Amazon.com

or visit my Facebook Author Page: Miriam Van Scott

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