Jerry VanderStelt has been drawing since he was a young boy at the age of eight. His interest in Sci-Fi and Fantasy was sparked when he first read C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" books. Later, VanderStelt discovered J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings". C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien put their Christian perspective to work that made for beautiful storytelling, as well as leaving him with some profound truths that he found in their work. Their writings inspire his love for the genre today.