J. Wayne Stillwell is a native of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. After serving 34 years as a Naval Officer he completed a second career as Corporate Vice President for an R&D company. He is currently an independent consultant and fiction writer. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, Master’s degree in Physics from the Naval Post-Graduate School and completed the Executive Development Program at Carnegie Mellon University.
He is a lifelong fan of science fiction and considers himself a “Trekie”.
He has published articles in Navy journals and authored his first science fiction book in 2003. He published his second science fiction novel through Authorhouse, "Xetonian Trades, The Augerite Hordes" in 2013. This book is his first romance novel and is a fiction based on his life experiences. He enjoys golf, writing and science3 fiction. He and his spouse of 46 years, Bernadette, have two sons, John and Matthew and four grandchildren.