Steven L. Kent

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Steven L. Kent (born August 28, 1960), son of woodworker Ron Kent, is an American writer, known for both video game journalism and military science fiction novels. In the year 1993, Steven started work as a freelance journalist, writing monthly video game reviews for the Seattle Times . He eventually became a contributor to such video game publications as Electronic Games, Next Generation, and Computer Entertainment News, as well as such mainstream publications as Parade, USA Today , the Chicago Tribune , MSNBC , the Japan Times , and the Los Angeles Times Syndicate . He also wrote entries on video games for Encarta and the Encyclopedia Americana.

Ron Kent American artist

Ron Kent, who is also known as Ronald E. Kent, was an American woodturner who was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1931 and died December 15, 2018. He ran his own investment company in Hawaii. In 1975, his wife Myra gave him an inexpensive lathe for Christmas. Not wanting to seem unappreciative, he walked down to the beach and found a piece of driftwood. Fitting it on the lathe, he turned a form from it with a sharpened screwdriver. In 1997, Ron Kent took an early retirement from his financial profession to concentrate exclusively on woodturning. Ron Kent lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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In 2005, Steve announced that he would concentrate on writing novels. In 2006, he published The Clone Republic and Rogue Clone. In 2007, he published The Clone Alliance. [1]

Kent received a B.A. in 1986 and an M.A. in 1990, both from Brigham Young University.

Brigham Young University private research university located in Provo, Utah, United States

Brigham Young University is a private research university located in Provo, Utah and owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The university is run under the auspices of the LDS Church Educational System and classified among "Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity" with "more selective, lower transfer-in" admissions. The university's primary emphasis is on undergraduate education in 179 majors, but it also has 62 master's and 26 doctoral degree programs. The university also administers two satellite campuses, one in Jerusalem and one in Salt Lake City, while its parent organization, the Church Educational System (CES), sponsors sister schools in Hawaii and Idaho.

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References

  1. "Steven L Kent". Fantasticfiction.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-10-31.
  2. Kent, Steven L. (2002). The Ultimate History of Video Games: The Story Behind the Craze that Touched our Lives and Changed the World. New York: Random House International. ISBN   978-0-7615-3643-7. OCLC   59416169.