Trip Ellington was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has worked as a website designer, a Computer Science teaching assistant at the University of North Carolina, and as an intern at a magazine publisher.
He eventually trained as a teacher, earning degrees in History and Computer Science during his time as an undergraduate at UNC and a master’s degree in teaching at North Carolina State University.
He currently writes fiction as an independent author full time.
Ellington's books involve topics ranging from getting trapped in a virtual world, to magical gauntlets and foundation stones, to surviving against the undead while trapped on a college campus.
Trip lives in Greensboro with his wife, plus two dogs and a cat.