Like many writers, Stephen M. Miller started out as a newspaper reporter. While those who know him call him Steve, he uses his full name when he writes professionally. After his mother saw his byline in a newspaper article early on in his career --- by Steve Miller --- she commented, "I didn't name you 'Steve.'" Steve got the message, so it's been "Stephen" ever since.
Before reporting for the newspaper, Stephen received a journalism degree from Kent State University. He decided to focus his writing attentions on the Christian faith and received a master's degree in seminary