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Robert Steven Goldstein

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in Brooklyn, New York, The United States



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Robert Steven Goldstein learned to read when he was three years old, and began writing stories almost immediately thereafter. At the age of seven he had a poem published in his elementary school newspaper. When he was a senior in high school he took first prize in Scholastic’s national short story contest. And in college Robert Steven Goldstein majored in English Literature and Creative Writing, and had a couple of articles published in trade journals.

His writing career was off to a terrific young start. Sadly, that is precisely where it languished for the next thirty-five years.

Because writing was not a reliable way to make a living, Mr. Goldstein made the decision to become a healthcare information executive instead. But he had a plan: li

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