Tamara Bower has been a member of the Writers’ League since May and is attending the 2015 Summer Writing Retreat in Alpine. She lives in Tomball, TX.
Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write?
Tamara Bower: My work in progress is a literary fiction/ possible YA novel, but I have projects going that include literary fiction novellas and a sci-fi novel-length work on the back burner. I spent a decade in journalism but am able to focus on my fiction now.
Scribe: What authors would you like to have coffee or a beer with and which beverage?
TB: It would be amazing to have a beer with Robert A. Heinlein, or coffee with C.S. Lewis, or either with David Wroblewski.
Scribe: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what book would you want to have with you to keep you sane?
TB: The one book I would have on that fictitious lonely isle would be the Bible–full of inspiration for so many authors over the ages.
Scribe: What have you learned from your association with the Writers’ League?
TB: There is a growing community of writers whom I can join to learn and be sharpened by.
Scribe:. Where do you see your writing taking you (or you taking it) in the future?
TB: I see my writing reaching the level of fiction that shares unique insight into the cultures I’ve had the privilege to observe at length, as well as both pay homage to and extend their reach into the meta culture.
Scribe: Is there anything else about you that you would like to share with the world? An opportunity for blatant self-promotion?
TB: I am a beekeeper on hiatus since my move here from the upper Midwest, and an avid Sherlockian, serving as Second Pip for The John Openshaw Society of Houston.
To register for the 2015 Summer Writing Retreat, click here.