Tara L. Daniels was born and raised in St. Louis. As a child, she would constantly tell stories, draw, and write. Though her interests have always aligned with the arts, at first, she did not consider them a career track. During her first time in college, she graduated with a degree in Information Technology with a minor in Art from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Tara co-founded the St Lou Fringe Festival and now serves as managing director for an international boarding school as she is pursuing her second degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.