Stacey Potter was born in Oscoda, Michigan, on November 8, 1977. Her family is military and moved often in the early years of her life before settling permanently in the Rapid City, South Dakota. She wrote often when she was younger, and then put up the pen when she became pregnant with her now-18-year-old son, Caleb. Stacey met her husband Orion in fall of 2000; they recently celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. She began writing again when she took a creative writing class in college, and graduated from Black Hills State University in 2011 with a BS, double-majoring in Music and English. Today, Stacey still lives in Rapid City with her husband and son, along with their dog Merlin and two cats, Aeowynn and Socrates. She continues to work on perfecting her writing, while performing music with her husband and his family at their own theatre in the Black Hills.