CHRISTOPHER PATTERSON was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona and still currently lives in Tucson with his wife, Kellie, and children. A Tucson native, he studied literature and creative writing at the University of Arizona. He began English and coaching Football and Wrestling. He received his Masters in Education with an emphasis in Reading Comprehension from Grand Canyon University and currently teaches and coaches in the Vail School District. He gained a love for adventure and fantasy at a young age and started writing fantasy-adventure stories using his grandmother’s typewriter. He plays the guitar and is active in both the music and youth ministries at his church.