William E. Morgan, Jr. was born and raised in Salisbury, Maryland. He received his B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a M.A. from Brigham Young University. Mr. Morgan was an editorial writer for the Salisbury Daily Times for several years. His writings have appeared in Reader's Digest and Guideposts magazine. He and his wife Donna have four married children and nine grandchildren. They presently reside in Riverton, Utah.