Scarlet (ST: TOS fan)

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Name: Scarlet
Type: fan writer
Fandoms: Star Trek: TOS, Felicity, Pokémon, JAG
URL: The Scarlet Zone: (Wayback link)
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Scarlet is a slash author with a primary focus on Star Trek: TOS. Her website was The Scarlet Zone. She also had fiction posted at the COCO CHANNEL archive.

Fannish History

Scarlet writes about discovering fandom in a 1999 interview for COCO CHANNEL:

[I have been reading fanfic] since autumn 1998, when I got access to the Internet. I had heard about K/S printzines a few years before that and had figured out that they would have moved onto the web by then. [...] I roamed the net for several days before finding the Trekslash archive, since I didn't know words like fanfic, slash or treksmut. But when I finally got there -- I was like a child in a candy store.

Her first story was "How Thor Got His Hammer Back", which she describes as "a sort of humorous K/S A/U PG-13 thing." Karmen Ghia was her first beta reader; they met through ASCEM.[1]


1999 Golden Orgasms

  • Best TOS Single Part, third place (tie), "One Night On Rura Penthe"
  • Best TOS Challenge, first place, "The Dr. Birch Suite"; second place, "One Night On Rura Penthe"
  • Best Kirk/Chekov, first place, "Encounter On Mount Olympus"; second place, "Mount Olympus Revisited"
  • Best Kirk/m, second place, "One Night On Rura Penthe"
  • Best TSU, first place, "St. Lucia Meets Dr. Birch"

2000 Golden Orgasms

  • Best TOS Challenge, third place, "From the Time Of the Beginning"
  • Best Non-TOS Poem or Filk, first place, "The Invisible Muse"


  1. COCO CHANNEL Interview with Scarlet, August 1999. An interview with the author at The Scarlet Zone, archived 22 July 2002 by the Wayback Machine.