Scott was born in Portsmouth, Ohio and is a full-time visual arts instructor. He has written ten novels to date including his most recent, The Wall. Other titles include the Alan Swansea Mystery Series (Double Trouble, The Barcode Murders, and The Collector,) The May Day Murders Sequel, The May Day Murders, Greshmere, See Tom Run, Katherine's Prophecy and The Edge. Scott has also written a non fiction photography book entitled The Story Behind The Images and is host of the popular photography podcast, Photography 101.
Scott lives in Worthington, Ohio with his wife, Marilyn.