Steven Ford

Biography

Steve Ford began writing short stories in middle school. By the time he reached high school, his stories were earning awards. For example, one of his works was the first place winner of the Sinclair College Writer’s Workshop in 1973. Steve went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wright State University in 1978 and he continued to sell both short fiction and non-fiction as a freelance author.

Post college life found him in advertising, starting as a creative copywriter and eventually rising to be position of Director of Advertising for the Bilco Corporation. In 1990 Steve saw an opportunity to enter the publishing world professionally with the ARRL—The National Association for Amateur Radio. Within a few short years Steve became Publications Manager for the ARRL, as well as the Editor in Chief of QST magazine, their monthly flagship publication with a circulation of 153,000.

Steve has written more than a dozen non-fiction books for the ARRL and hundreds of articles for QST. He continues his occasional work in freelance fiction.

Books

From the Dreams of Morpheus: Five Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
By Steven Ford
You set the price! Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Category: Fiction
A collection of five short storys of science fiction and the supernatural. You'll journey from the tormented dreams of a prisoner on a distant planet, to a graveyard encounter unlike any other, to the mysterious suicide of an entire alien civilization, to a radio that receives whispers from the universe, to the most frightening airplane ride of your life. This is a collection best read at night!
Missoula
By Steven Ford
You set the price! Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2009. Category: Fiction
Jeff Louden was a young man from Indiana, fresh out of high school and eager to begin his first year at the University of Montana in 1973. As he discovers, however, the price of entry into a new life can often be quite high. Missoula is a story that blends humor and drama, a window into an era long past, but also a touching reflection of changes that we must all face.

Steven Ford’s tag cloud

70s    alien    campus    college    fantasy    funny    ghosts    horror    humor    missoula    scary    science fiction    scifi    seventies