Keith Mueller was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1949, the youngest of three siblings. Raised in Tucson, he attended Tucson High School. He then enrolled in the University of Arizona, Mr. Mueller ultimately finished with degrees in art and art education, after a 6 year break during which he served in the US Air Force he completed training as a firearms instructor at Lackland AFB in Texas, where he was assigned to the range and subsequently asked to join the Air Force Pistol team stationed there. He also served as an instructor at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson, where he met/ married his wife. After leaving the Air Force, Mr. Mueller finished his degrees and moved to Phoenix with his wife who was teaching there. Both Mr. Mueller and his wife followed their interest in antiques and built a business of buying and selling antiques at shows and in antique malls. They bought a store in Sun City, which they sold in 2009, and retired when Mrs. Mueller became ill. A few years after her passing, Mr. Mueller decided to begin a new path as an author of science fiction and fantasy. Today Mr. Mueller still lives in the Phoenix area, pursuing his new passion of writing.