Charlie Elliott grew up in the South Bay area of Los Angeles and attended the University of Arizona. As the founder of successful online business portals such as bison.com, Charlie is best known as an entrepreneur and businessman. Yet, his passion has always been writing.This is his debut novel which has been met with critical acclaim—twice being named a finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. In addition, he received Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest Writing Competition for the adapted passage converted into a short-story. Charlie currently lives in Louisiana.