John Stilwell was born and raised in the midwest. From 1982 through 1985 he was regularly published in several popular computer magazines such as Compute!, Compute! Gazette, Powerplay and RUN. He has two drgrees in Electrical Engineering and practicing his trade on the East Coast.
He has traveled extensively overseas with his hobbies being various and regularly changing. They have ranged from studying massage to bungie jumping. In the 1990's he learned to draw and produced a respectable quantity, selling an occasional piece.
In 2010, he re-entered the world of writing,