S.D. McKinley lives in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in 1984 and grew up in Wisconsin as a young boy, then moved to Georgia when he turned exactly twelve years old. During teenage years, he raced dirt track go karts and played guitar. After his mid-life crisis at 25 years old, he discovered his current love for all kinds of art. S.D. McKinley began writing books in 2017.