Steven is the author of four unpublished novels, several short stories,
non-fiction articles, and is the former editor of Weekly Review, a
newsletter for the Lake Forest Park Writers Workshop critique group. He is
currently seeking representationwith a reputable literary agent.
His four novels are:
Linear Descent (formerly Century Trust), which is a suspense novel
2005. In it, a small-time con man whose lust for the high
life sucks him into a downward spiral of events beyond his control.
Double Fire, which won the 2007 Pacific Northwest Writers
Zola Award (Mystery/Thriller category). It's an historical suspense
novel set in the 1800s that follows a rogue Pinkerton detective cross-country
on the trail of an arsonist.
A Suitable End (formerly Snowbound), which was a
finalist in the 2009 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary
Contest (Mystery/Thriller category). It's a suspense novel where a mystery
writer discovers a sabotage plot in WWII Seattle.
The Ignominious Idol, which was a
finalist in the 2017 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary
Contest (Mystery/Thriller category). It's a cozy, locked room mystery set in
1930s Maryland. An ancient statuette of a Sumerian goddess, secure behind a
vault door in a mansion's basement gallery, vanishes with puzzling clues left
Steven has held memberships in the Pacific
Northwest Writers Association , Oregon's
Seattle Free Lances, and the Washington
State Historical Society . He attended the three-day August 2006
Willamette Writers Conference in Portland, Oregon, is a regular participating
member of the Lake Forest Park
Writers Workshop critique group (sponsored by the
King County Library System).
When not writing, Steven provides editing services for other writers and works
as a freelance software developer as the owner of
Forest Park Lab, a Seattle-area software consulting company. He earned
a B.S. in Computer Science and a minor in History from
Washington State University, and also serves as his family's