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Scott Ciencin

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Occupation  Novelist
Name  Scott Ciencin
Role  Author

Born  September 1, 1962 (1962-09-01)
Genre  Children's, Fantasy, Horror
Died  August 5, 2014, Sarasota, Florida, United States
Books  Shadowdale, Tantras, Silent Hill: Among the Damned, Godzilla - Journey to Monster I, Lost City
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Malcolm Scott Ciencin (September 1, 1962 – August 5, 2014) was an American author of adult and children's fiction. He co-authored several books with his wife Denise Ciencin.



Malcolm Scott Ciencin was born in 1962. He was a New York Times bestselling author who wrote adult and children's fiction and works in a variety of mediums including comic books. Among his works are novels written for the Dungeons & Dragons role playing game campaign settings. He also wrote books for the Dinotopia series. was a New York Times best-selling novelist of 90+ books from Simon & Schuster, Random House, Scholastic, Harper and many more. He had also written comic books, screenplays, and worked on video games. He created programs for Scholastic Books, designed trading cards, consulted on video games, directed and produced audio programs & TV commercials, and wrote in the medical field about neurosurgery and neurology. He first worked in TV production as a writer, producer and director.

Personal life

Ciencin lived in Sarasota, Florida with his wife (and sometimes co-author) Denise. He died in August 2014 of a blood clot to the brain.

Comic books and other works

Scott Ciencin also wrote comic books. His credits include

  • A Winter's Tale - from Captain America: Red, White & Blue with art by Pasqual Ferry from Marvel
  • Trial by Fire - mini-series with art by Ron Wagner set in R.A. Salvatore's Demonwars universe - from CrossGen
  • Eye for an Eye - mini-series with art by Greg Tucchini set in R.A. Salvatore's Demonwars universe - from CrossGen
  • Metropolis S.C.U. - with artist Roger Robinson from D.C.
  • New Gods: A Shadow Over Eden - from D.C.
  • New Gods: Acts of God - from D.C.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Killing Shadows - mini-series from Wildstorm with art by Bryan Hitch and Andrew Currie
  • Star Bus: Attack of the Cling-Ons, (2011) ISBN 978-1-4342-3067-6, with art by Jeff Crowther
  • Silent Hill: Dying Inside - mini-series with art by Ben Templesmith and Aadi Salmon from IDW
  • Silent Hill: Paint it Black - art by Shaun Thomas from IDW
  • Silent Hill: Among the Damned - art by Shaun Thomas from IDW
  • Silent Hill: The Grinning Man - art by Nick Stakal from IDW
  • Silent Hill: Dead/Alive - mini-series with art by Nick Stakal from IDW
  • Silent Hill: Three Bloody Tales - art by Nick Stakal, and Shaun Thomas from IDW
  • Original PSP Creation for Sony and Konami

  • Silent Hill Experience: The Hunger
  • References

    Scott Ciencin Wikipedia

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