Author Revealed

About Tammi Sauer

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 11/12

Q. Previous occupations

A. teacher, library media specialist, after school care provider, and, back in 1990-1991, Arby's drive thru worker (Would you like a turnover with that?)

Q. High school and/or college

A. Victoria High School and Kansas State University

Q. Favorite movie

A. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Q. Favorite television show

A. Parenthood

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. There are so many, but these are definitely in the mix: John Green Linda Urban Suzanne Collins Paul Schmid Mo Willems

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. Five favorites off the top of my head: To Kill a Mockingbird The Hunger Games A Crooked Kind of Perfect A Pet for Petunia Leonardo was a Terrible Monster

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Create an irresistible main character who is active, relatable, and flawed.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. You're my favorite author! (In written notes from kindergarteners and first graders, "author" is often spelled "otter." I totally love being a favorite "otter." :)