ALTEN, Steve. American, b. 1959. Genres: Horror. Career: Writer. Former self-employed water purification systems salesman and general manager of a wholesale meat plant. Publications: Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror (horrorthriller novel), 1997. Address: c/o Ken Atchity, Atchity Editorial/Entertainment International, 400 S. Burnside Ave, Apt 11B, Los Angeles, CA 90036-5439, U.S.A.