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About Author
  • Writing: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Children's, Cooking
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 4
  • Profession: Author, Designer, IT Management
  • Born: 7 December
  • Member Since: Nov 2017
  • Profile Views: 5,332

Author J. Steven Young shares adventurous and imaginative observations on life across multiple genres, including children's activity books, young adult and fantasy. His Hashtag Magic collection is quickly moving up the fantasy charts on Amazon and the third book in the series is now released.

Raised in the Chicago area, J. Steven witnessed his fair share of injustice growing up and always imagined how he could make life better for everyone if only he’d had magic or super powers. It took years for him to understand that he did have a gift. Though he traveled the globe in his youth, he still favors the lands of his imagination and wants nothing more than to share his visions with the world. He hopes his gift will allow readers to escape from reality, if only for a spell.

Following his education in technology, with a focus in writing and communication, he’s spent his career working in the tech and travel industries. It allows for some creativity, but it doesn’t compare to the freedom of creating new worlds and magical creatures.

A passionate home chef, J. Steven, can often be found in the kitchen with his agreeable husband, Tom, and their spunky little Siamese kitten, GusGus, who runs the house. When he isn’t working or writing, J. Steven is never more than a step or thought away from adventure. Whether spending time in his enchanted garden, conjuring up new recipes or spending time with family and friends, he’s always dreaming up new fiction based on over-the-top characterizations of the people he meets.

J. Steven is the author of over a dozen books and lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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Blue Screen of Death (Hashtag Magic Book 1)

Publish Date: Jun 27, 2014


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  • On 28, 03 2018

    J Steven Young interview

    Author J Steven Young was born in Chicago and adores its mega-mix of people, backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities. Earlier, Steven actually hated reading and writing, leaning more toward drawing and painting. He later started keeping a journal, but it wasn’t until early 2015, after about 30 years working in IT, did he finally decide to go back write something... read full interview