A native Kansan, Sandra Moran was born on December 20, 1968. Her varied employment history spoke to her sense of intellectual adventure. She worked as a political speechwriter, a newspaper journalist, and an archeological tour manager.
In addition to her writing career, Sandra served as an assisitant adjunct professor of anthropology at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.
She was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer n October 2015, and passed away in hospice care less than one month later on November 7, 2015.