Tara Tyler, tell us where you were born and where do you live now.
Born: Plymouth, MA; Now: Cincinnati, OH
What makes you passionate about writing?
I want to encourage kids to read and get the message to them that they can succeed as long as they don’t give up
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
about a month
Who or What inspired you to write this book?
The IWSG anthology contest with the theme: Time
What is the title of your book?
Could you give us a back cover blurb?
Twelve-year-old Casey has no time for her quirky family. Mr. Zander has been searching for the perfect specimen to save his. When Casey walks into Mr. Zander’s clock repair shop, he sees her as a prime contender and coerces her to help him. Hopefully, the machine will work this time.
What genre does your book fall under?
Sci Fi Thriller
Do you have a favorite character, why?
I like Mr. Zander – he’s dementedly dedicated – he spent his whole life building a time machine to go back and start over
What kind of impact do you expect your works to have in the reader’s lives?
I’d say the message is to deal with what happens in your life and make the most of it
What else might pique the reader’s interest in your book?
The prospect of time travel has consequences – and the relationship between the girl and her captor
Where can we find your book?
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