Natasha Boyd is an award-winning and internationally bestselling author of current Southern fiction and historical fiction. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and has worked in marketing and public relations in the past. The impulse to tell Eliza's tale became so overpowering after hearing one of her relatives speak about her accomplishments that it couldn't be ignored. The Indigo Girl was born as a result. Boyd also launched an Instagram account to capture her studies; for more information, go to @eliza.the_indigo_girl.