Stephen has been writing for ten years and completed two novels and a number of short stories. He has an amazing set of personal rejections from major SF and Fantasy publications. He’s published (online) a short collection of six-word stories and a microfiction paragraph. He writes SF and Fantasy, and historical fiction, with a special interest in the British Royal Navy in the Age of Sail. In 2016, he graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing (Genre Fiction) from Western Colorado University. Since 2017, he has been the Alumni Relations Coordinator for Western’s Graduate Program in Creative Writing. By day, he dabbles in the arcane arts of enterprise architecture and digital engineering.