Steve Goldstein is the principal of Writing Arts. He began his career as an advertising copywriter, and has worked independently as a creative director, writer, and consultant to both enterprises and the advertising/design/interactive communities since 1986. Apart from his professional responsibilities, Steve is a performer of close-up card magic and a former French translator. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Northwestern University, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and the youngest of their three children.