Steven Deeble began writing in earnest in sixth grade, grinding out screenplays and shortstories on a cast-iron Underwood typewriter that outweighed him by 80 pounds.In college he worked on the student newspaper for fun. He won awards for his critical review offilms, as well as his photography. His first professional writing appeared in the Los AngelesTimes.
He studied film, journalism, and electronics in college, parleying this into a career in technicalwriting.
He wrote, produced, and directed three short films based on original screenplays.His short story ‘On the Run in the Getaway Car’ appears in Lummox Number 6.He published ‘Persistence of Vision’, an historical detective thriller taking place across SouthernCalifornia in 1929, last Fall. The book features characters from the Golden Age of Hollywoodincluding Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Lon Chaney, and John Barrymore.His second book, ‘Throwback Thursdays: A Sketchbook’, comes out later this year. The bookfeatures autobiographical ‘sketches’ from the author’s life, written using the 2000-character limitof Facebook posts. The book includes the 60-70 pieces that have already been posted onFacebook, as well as additional ‘sketches’ that connect or extend those already published.A sequel to ‘Persistence of Vision’ is also in the works. The new novel follows some of thecharacters from the first book as they travel across country and further into Daniel Moretti’s backstory as both son and brother, and as a veteran of World War I.