SCOTT, Melissa. American, b. 1960. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy. Career: Writer. Worked as an usher, teller, answering service operator, teaching assistant, stock person, secretary, and receptionist. Publications: SCIENCE FICTION NOVELS: The Game Beyond, 1984; A Choice of Destinies, 1986; The Kindly Ones, 1987; (with L.A. Barnett) The Armor of Light, 1988; Mighty Good Road, 1990; Dreamships, 1992; Burning Bright, 1993; Trouble and Her Friends, 1994; (with Barnett) Point of Hopes, 1995; Proud Helios, 1995; Shadow Man, 1995; Night Sky Mine, 1996; Dreaming Metal, 1997. SILENCE LEIGH TRILOGY: Five-Twelfths of Heaven, 1985; Silence in Solitude, 1986; The Empress of Earth, 1987; The Roads of Heaven (the "Silence Leigh" trilogy), 1988. OTHER: Territorial Rites (novel), 1984; Conceiving the Heavens: Creating the Science-Fiction Novel (nonfiction), 1997. Address: c/o Richard Curtis, Richard Curtis Agency, 171 East 74th St., New York, NY 10021, U.S.A.