Terry Pringle was born in Jackson, Mississippi, but has lived in Texas most of his life. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he graduated from Texas A&I University with a degree in English and worked at a variety of “day jobs” while he wrote. For the last 25 years, he has been a copywriter and novelist. He lives in Abilene, Texas, with his wife, Brenda. Their son, Michael, lives in Atlanta.