Not even a stint in the military as an aircraft mechanic could erase Tia Nevitt’s love of fairy tales. To this day, she loves to read (and write) books that take her to another place, or another time, or both. Tia has also worked on an assembly line, as a computer programmer, a technical writer and a business analyst. Over the years, she has suffered from TMI (too many interests) syndrome, and under its influence she also dabbles in calligraphy, violin, piano and songwriting. All these activities occasionally distract her from her true calling, the writing of fiction, but she always comes home. She lives in the southeast with her husband and daughter.
Tia's novella, The Sevenfold Spell, recently won an EPIC award.
When Joel jabs his arm with a rusty piece of metal while prospecting for plastic at the town dump, their Ma is countin' on Ty to find Joel some decent medicine. They head to the city, where Ty must contend with overloaded medical bureaucracies, rapscallion fraudulent doctors, blood-stealing bouncers, and a shadowy medical underground in order to find Joel the object of his quest:
A tetanus shot.
When their only family car is stolen, Ty and his kid brother Joel can't believe it when Pa buys a horse-n-buggy instead of another car. But Pa has decided to accept the reality of a world where fuel is getting scarce. “Once Upon a Gas Tank” is a short tale about two brothers in a world where progress is stuck in reverse.