Tamara has been Liberty Island’s most prolific contributor this year with compelling book reviews, pop culture analysis, and especially her author interviews. To learn more about her check out this interview with her at Stanley Wheeler’s blog:

Tamara Wilhite is a science fiction and horror author, engineer, and mother of 2 (humans). Check out Tamara’s Amazon Author Page and see her on Hubpages.
Please tell me a little about your current work in progress.
I have a weekly column with Liberty Island Magazine. I’ve recently been interviewing science fiction and horror authors for that publication. This year, I started publishing book reviews and author interviews with N3F or National Fantasy Fan Federation, as well.
Then there’s the steady stream of work for clients. I write everything from frugal living articles to real estate copy to “what do I do about this error message on my smart fridge?” Projects like that sometimes spawn ideas for my fictional works or my technical columns.
Where did you get the idea for this book or series?
In the case of Liberty Island Magazine, I asked if they were interested in speculative nonfiction articles. The editor asked for examples, and I literally sent him half a dozen. What are the hidden problems with self-driving cars that I see as an engineer? Why have we almost forgotten the entire genre set on the bottom of the ocean?
I watch and read sci-fi and wonder about things like this. They liked the variety and the fact that I could generate so many such pieces.
Do you write in more than one genre?
I write everything except mystery and romance. Technical writing pays the bills. Science fiction and horror are a passion of mine…

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