Growing up in Indiana, Dustin Cowell spent most of his childhood outside. His parents believed in the idea that outdoor adventures made for the best stories. As much as it pains him to admit, they were right. He loves backpacking, is an avid SCUBA instructor, a personal trainer, and loves anything outdoors. All of his time spent outside being active and experiencing nature is what developed the adventurer’s mindset and inspired him to write the Dragon Scale Chronicles.