"Like dripping pigments on a canvas, Mr. Lodge's descriptive phrases bring the characters to full-size dimension."
Midwest Book Review
STEPHEN LODGE, author of Shadows of Eagles, the World War II POW escape thriller set in the state of Texas - Texas Rangers on horseback vs. fleeing Nazi prisoners; the modern-day cattle drive tale, Charley Sunday’s Texas Outfit!; and the coming of age in the modern west novel, Nickel-Plated Dream; plus his semi-autobiographical And Action!, a collection of stories and photographs relating to his life in the Hollywood Motion Picture Industry. Steve is also the co-writer of Kenny Rogers' only down-and-dirty Western epic, the CBS Movie of the Week, Rio Diablo, co-starring Travis Tritt, Naomi Judd and Stacy Keach.
His first major Motion Picture screenwriting credit was the United Artists feature, The Honkers, starring James Coburn and Anne Archer. Soon after, he was writing, producing & directing his own film, One Block Away. Another of Lodge's films, Kingdom of the Spiders, starring Star Trek's William Shatner, has gone on to become a favorite late night TV cult horror classic.
Growing up, Steve rode his horse around
After college, Columbia Pictures hired Steve; his interest in writing had been seriously developing since high school. During his two-years at
Steve has spent his entire life around the movie business, working on numerous TV series, Movies of the Week, and major features—all the while writing, and selling his scripts
Steve presently makes his home in Rancho Mirage,