JOEL STEPHENS (J.L. Stephens) is the author of The Flip Side Series and the upcoming novel The Hero of Hyla. Joel concentrates on his job as a Technical Writer when he is not creating a new short story or novel. Joel is a huge fan of Science Fiction/Fantasy/History and was inspired by creators like Timothy Zahn, C.S. Lewis, and Isaac Asimov to create stories that weave together a universe where anything can happen. You can find more about Joel online at www.thewhiteorb.com.