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. Today, he is an Engineer by day and an author and artist by night.
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. He entered one of his charcoals in an art show and was voted people's choice.
In the late 2000's his daughter talked him into doing science projects together and creating youtube videos of them. Some include a leaf blower powered one-man hovercraft, a solar powered hot air balloon cam and various magnetic levitation curiosities.
In 2010, he re-entered the world of writing, with several books ans short stories.