Tate Lown was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He started reading adventure stories at an early age, and his first attempts at writing them began soon after. After attending college at Northwestern University, he ventured to Los Angeles and spent years working as a Creative Director for both photography and live-action projects. Tate currently operates Thalicer Entertainment, where he produces adventure tales for readers of all ages. He splits his time between Los Angeles and San Diego, California.