Tamara Clymer is a journalist, publisher and speaker. Born and raised in the Midwest, she earned a journalism degree from Kansas State University. After working for 15 years in the television and newspaper industry, she felt it was time to use her writing skills to glorify God. In 2010, she founded CrossRiver Media Group — a Christian publishing company. Tamara and her husband, Shad have been married for more than twenty-five years. They have four children and live in western Kansas where they keep busy with sports, church activities and camping trips to the mountains.