J.L. HILTON is the author of Stellarnet Rebel, the 2013 EPIC Award finalist for best sci-fi ebook and winner of the Galaxy Award for Best Non-Traditional Romance, and its sequel Stellarnet Prince, both published by Carina Press. She is a contributor to Contact-Infinite Futures and Charlotte Geeks, and writes Fallout fanfic and Skyrim smut.
She started gaming in the 1970s with Atari Pong and Apple ][ and now streams Fallout 4, Skyrim and other video games via her Youtube channel JEWELSMITH. A lifelong fan of science fiction and fantasy, she grew up with Star Wars toys, Narnia books, and pictures of wizards, dragons and Buck Rogers on her walls. She founded the Raleigh “Can’t Stop the Serenity” annual charity event in 2006, and participated in Illogicon, ConTemporal, StellarCon, ConCarolinas, Escapist Expo and other events, as an author, gamer and jewelry designer.
As JEN HILTON, she makes unique science fiction and fantasy themed jewelry featured in the books Steampunk Style Jewelry and 1000 Steampunk Creations. Her crafting videos appear on the Youtube channel JLHJEWELRY and her graphic art may be seen as tattoos, t-shirts, and tank drums.
Author website: JLHilton.com
Jewelry website: JLHjewelry.com