Born in West Texas, Tell Cotten is a seventh generation Texan. He comes from a family with a ranching heritage and is a member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas. He is currently in the cattle business, and he resides in West Texas with his wife, Andi, and their two children.
Tell has enjoyed writing from an early age, and he also has a great love of the history of the west. Confessions of a Gunfighter is his first novel.