Category Archives: Technology

Fallout fun

I started writing Stellarnet Rebel in 2009, a year after the release of Fallout 3. The “bracers” used by my characters Genny and Duin are similar to the Pipboy devices in the Fallout franchise. Basically, a smart phone worn around … Continue reading

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Heroes and hagravens at Escapist Expo 2013

Escapist Expo is a 3-day convention in Durham, NC, where The Escapist magazine highlights video games, tabletop games, card games, science fiction, fantasy, comics and music. This year’s event happened over the weekend of October 4-6 and I’m finally getting … Continue reading

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ELYSIUM and my jaded soul

This post originally appeared August 11, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. I just saw Elysium, the new movie by Neill Blomkamp (District 9), and I loved it. From the first scene, it grabbed me and didn’t … Continue reading

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SF Priestess and Techoprophet

OK, I’m getting kind of freaked out by the almost daily occurrence of “This is like something I wrote about in my books.” Seriously, it’s like I’m a goddamn oracle. And I stink like a shameless self-promoter every time I … Continue reading

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A valentine to my editor

This short story featuring Belloc from my Stellarnet Series is a special valentine for my former editor, Alison Dasho. You can read other tales written for her by my fellow Carina Press authors Diane Dooley, Veronica Scott, Darcy Daniel, R.L. … Continue reading

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12 Cool Pieces of Technology from the Stellarnet Series

This post originally appeared November 17, 2012, on author Kait Gamble‘s blog. I love the Internet. I think it’s the most incredible invention since the printing press, refrigeration, vaccinations, beer or chocolate. It’s changed life on our planet and the course … Continue reading

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The Otherworld Diner interviews J.L. Hilton

This interview originally appeared November 16, 2012, on the Otherworld Diner. The Otherworld Diner: If you were captured and tortured by evil space pirates, what would be your authorial equivalent to name, rank and serial number? J.L. Hilton, speculative fiction. … Continue reading

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13 things that inspired me to write the Stellarnet Series

This post originally appeared November 15, 2012, on author Shelley Munro’s website. I didn’t plan to write a novel. Before May 2009, I devoted most of my time to homeschooling my children, volunteering, and designing jewelry. But thirteen things bubbled … Continue reading

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STELLARNET PRINCE release month madness

Free ebooks, recipes, character interviews, cool jewelry, Stellarnet tarot cards and all the goodies! Here’s my blog tour schedule and most of it revolves around the release of Stellarnet Prince, book two in the Stellarnet Series, available from AMAZON U.S. … Continue reading

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Warp drive on its way to a reality near you

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on September 25, 2012. In STELLARNET REBEL, like so many other SF authors before me, I had to come up with some way for my heroine to move … Continue reading

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