About Sharon Skinner
Sharon Skinner holds an M.A. in Creative Writing. Her work has been published in a number of local, national and international publications. She previously served for eight years as the Executive Editor of Anthology magazine, a small press literary magazine published in Mesa, Arizona. Sharon is an active member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and serves as the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI AZ. Her first fantasy novel, The Healer’s Legacy, was published by Brick Cave Books in May 2012. The Nelig Stones (2013) is her first middle-grade fantasy.
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About Bob Nelson
Bob Nelson founded Anthology literary magazine in 1994, and soon after started a Poetry Slam in Mesa, AZ that has lasted more than 18 years. Bob also founded Spokenworld.com, a pioneering internet radio station in 1999. Bob founded Brick Cave Media in 2006. As a film director, Bob Nelson directed Sacrifice, an homage to the giant monster movies of the 1950’s. Bob also has recorded two spoken word CD’s- Boboratory and Poems and the Key of Greed.
Bob is online at boboratory.com.
Tavara Tinker: LeTour de Parisby Bob Nelson
Tavara Tinker leads a double life. By day, a proper Victorian lady. By night, deep in the heart of industrial London, she maintains a research laboratory and a steam-powered factory where she creates the clothes and
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TAVARA TINKER—LE TOUR DE PARIS, Steampunk/Alternative Historical Fiction. Bob Nelson and Sharon Skinner are a dynamic co-writing duo.
Tavara Tinker leads a double life. By day, a proper Victorian lady. By night, deep in the heart of industrial London, she maintains a research laboratory and a steam-powered factory where she creates the clothes and weapons for a new generation of adventurer.
Tavara and her quirky band of intrepid heroes visit Paris on a quest to obtain a rare fabric for a client, only to discover they’re not the only ones with an interest in it.
This first installment of the Chronicles of Tavara Tinker is a literary tour de force of drama, humor and excitement.
Nelson and Skinner weave together strong characters with powerful storytelling to create the world as it might have been in a Victorian Steampunk era. Vive le Tavara Tinker!
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