Steve Pitt has been a freelance writer for more than 30 years. He is the author of eight books and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. In 1980 he won the top Periodical Distributors Author’s Award for humour with a groundhog recipe article that was published in Harrowsmith Magazine. Besides being a writer Steve has also been an infantry soldier, movie extra, martial arts instructor, goose rancher, Yukon gold prospector, manager of a shelter for homeless men, armoured truck guard, resort chef, short order cook and stay-at-home dad. Originally from Toronto, he now lives in Ontario’s Near North.