Nic Schuck was born in Pensacola, Florida. He graduated with a MA in English from the University of West Florida and is an adjunct in the English department at Pensacola State College. Prior to earning his MA, Nic spent ten years as a public school teacher. In 2012, he started his own business, Emerald Coast Tours, a historic tour company in Pensacola, Florida. He continues to lead tours in his home town.