A Writer's Life

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by words. And I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t amazed by their power to move people.

I wrote my first story in the fourth grade, about a Wisconsin family in the early-1900’s with the first car on the block. And I knew then that I wanted to be a writer.

By my mid-twenties, I was getting published in everything from business and trade publications to New York Newsday. I’m now the author/co-author of 18 published books, and the author of more than 1,200 newspaper and magazine articles. And my work has garnered me a lot of honors – some of them multiple times.
In pursuit of “The Story,” I’ve been a cowboy in Arizona. Jumped into an alligator pit in the Everglades. Flown World War II fighter planes in aerial “combat.” Climbed up to nearly 15,000 feet in the Rockies and the Alps. Explored ice caves in Switzerland. Trekked glaciers in Alaska. Eaten cockroaches in Mexico. Gone on an expedition to the Arctic Circle. Hiked the Appalachian Trail. Rowed numerous times with local “lads” on Scotland’s Loch Ness, in hopes of seeing the Loch Ness Monster. Climbed the Rio Grande Gorge in New Mexico, and encountered an extremely-rare black jaguar (thankfully, on the other side of the narrow gorge!). Explored France on a riverboat. Came face-to-face with a bear at midnight in the Rockies. And been thrown out of a reception given by Queen Elizabeth.

I’ve had some incredible adventures, and met many unforgettable people. Through it all, I’ve been lucky enough to do what still gives me the greatest joy – telling stories. And I still tremble – with both trepidation and anticipation – every time I sit down to write in front of a blank computer screen. 

- Steve Winston

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Honors / Accomplishments


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  • Author- “South Florida Day Trips,” Globe Pequot Press
  • Author – “Insiders’ Guide to Greater Fort Lauderdale,” Globe Pequot Press
  • Author – “Insiders’ Guide to Southwest Florida,” Globe Pequot Press
  • Author – “Insiders Guide to Palm Beach County,” Globe Pequot Press
  • Editor – “Feng Shui: So Easy a Child Can Do It”
  • Contributing Author – “Best Writing of the Decade: American Artist”
  • Co-Author – “Official Guide to the State of Florida”
  • Co-Author – “The Best Florida Getaways”
  • Author/Co-Author – “Fodor’s Travel Guides” (Six Books)
  • Writer/Editor – “Ponderables: Essays on Managerial Choice”
  • Author – “Famous Florida Restaurants”
  • Author – Ghostwriter of book for U.N. official
  • Co-Author/Editor – Book for a Florida attorney


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  • Business Week
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Forbes
  • American Airlines inflight magazine
  • Men’s Health
  • American Artist
  • Air Canada inflight magazine
  • Delta Airlines inflight magazine
  • US Airways inflight magazine
  • Korean Airlines inflight magazine
  • Ethiopian Airlines Inflight magazine
  • CFO
  • INC.
  • AAA magazines
  • Western Art & Architecture
  • CNN Travel
  • Albuquerque Magazine

  • Meetings & Conventions
  • Palm Beach Illustrated
  • Boca Raton Magazine
  • The Chronicle Review (Canada)
  • Donde (South America)
  • The State of Florida
  • American Cowboy
  • Art of the Times
  • Smart Meetings
  • Wine Enthusiast
  • Dreamscapes (Canada)
  • Travel Guide To Florida
  • Terra Travelers
  • AARP Magazine
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  • Who’s Who Worldwide
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in the South and Southwest
  • Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders of America
  • Who’s Who in U.S. Writers & Poets
  • Who’s Who in American Editors
  • “Miami” magazine – “30 New Leaders Of South Florida”
  • Directory of Distinguished Americans
  • “Magazine People”
  • Personalities of the South