L.J. Stanton grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She attended the University of Guelph and graduated with a diploma in Equine Science. She is a former horse trainer and riding instructor.
After moving to California Stanton was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. With her husband, they started the publishing company Sword & Board LLC. Stanton's debut novel, The Dying Sun, The Gods Chronicle: Book 1, was released in 2020. It was a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Award. Stanton is a founding member of the Scribe's Journey Podcast and After The… talk show.
Stanton can be reached at https://www.swordandboard.gg