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.
The galaxy is big. Where is everybody?
Responding to a 20,000-year-old radio beacon, an expedition is sent an impossible distance across the galaxy in the hope of recovering knowledge of the origins of the human race. An artifact is discovered in orbit around a dying star. What the crew of the Erebus discovers could mean the end of everything.
The age of exploration had been replaced by the age of war. The Tarden Republic lay fractured. On the colony world in orbit around Sigma Draconis, Captain Brad Rutherford and the crew of the Beagle are about to become pawns between the Republic and the Empire.
Earth has entered the Tarden Republic of Worlds. Humanity was been rescued from the brink of extinction and the world rejuvenated. It is a new Golden Age. But for how long and at what cost? Only a few could see the long game that the Tarden are playing, and it was one that wouldn't end well for mankind.
This book is a collection of tips and tricks on how to make an extra buck and how to get things for less. There are over 27 ideas across several topics. So grab a beer because I know what you mean! I had the same problem and here is how I managed to get it for less.
A mysterious lander is found on the far side of the Moon containing a glass bottle with a message in it for humanity. A space station and teams of scientists are sent to the edge of the solar system. If it was only a natural phenomenon then why the warning to bring lots of guns?
Earth is located and an expedition is sent the hundred light years’ distance to investigate. Approaching at incredible speed, the mystery of Earth will soon be solved, but at what price? If it is empty, the powerful Tarden plan on claiming the Earth for themselves. What if humanity still exists?
Money is critically important to you as an adult. Protect the cash flow at all costs. But when it shrinks, you only have two options, spend less or make more. All of the following ideas are how to make extra money on the side short of changing careers or starting a full time business. They are presented like popcorn, small, easy to chew and lots of them.
The interstellar war is in it's early years. Outmatched, two space fighters desperately try to defend the colony world from a Qwelleron destroyer. Unknown to all, they are being watched by a third party.
This is a collection of recipes that spans three generations of the Stilwell Family. The earliest dishes are from the 1800's. In it you'll learn some family trivia, tying some famous figures and world events to meals served in an average American home.
"The Puppy of Doom and Other Stories" is a collection of science fiction short stories. Several are future war stories set about two hundred years hence. Several more are speculative pieces set in the near future. All are hard science fiction with several inspired by real scientific breakthroughs in robotics and biotech engineering.