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Steve Friedman grew up in a loving yet turbulent household in Birmingham, Alabama. After graduating from The University of Alabama with a major in Finance, Friedman worked 30 years in various logistics and trading leadership roles with Shell Oil. Besides living in Houston, Detroit, and London, Friedman has traveled worldwide through business trips and family vacations.

In 2018, Friedman retired, ready to relax and focus on personal health and family connections. He has also rejuvenated his passion for introspective writing which has spawned In Search of Courage and other nonfiction projects.

Besides nonfiction writing and blogging, Friedman enjoys running,reading, and family time. Friedman met his love, Jennifer, in Houston.Together, they hav
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Steve Friedman Although I'm a pretty structured person, I strive to be flexible with my writing. I carve out time every day to write. But if I just don't feel it, my…moreAlthough I'm a pretty structured person, I strive to be flexible with my writing. I carve out time every day to write. But if I just don't feel it, my writing time will be brief. If I'm in the groove, I may write for a couple of hours. I believe putting pressure on ourselves is the biggest creator of writer's block.(less)
Steve Friedman I just love exploring...letting curiosity be my guide. Most writers love the initial draft and loathe the incessant editing. I really enjoy the rounds…moreI just love exploring...letting curiosity be my guide. Most writers love the initial draft and loathe the incessant editing. I really enjoy the rounds of editing because it invites more introspection to dig a bit deeper each time to get the most revealing insights on paper. I think the end result is great learning for the writer and an inspiring read for the reader.(less)
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