Biography of T.M. Novak
T.M. Novak was born in Waterbury, Connecticut eight minutes before her twin brother. She comes from a large family with seven brothers and sisters, and thirteen nieces and nephews. She grew up in Southern California and currently lives in Naugatuck, Connecticut.
Tammy is a single mother of four sons. She received her teaching degree from Northern Arizona University in 2010, and is currently working on writing and real estate in Connecticut.
The Abduction of Lilly Waters is her debut novel and there are several other works in progress; she has a Y.A. series in the works called Butterfly Lake, and a children’s book series called, The Big Green Dinosaur.
The things that inspire Tammy the most are family and she always keeps her family at the forefront of her thoughts. She gets her story ideas from her dreams and her children, where she takes a simple moment and turns it into a world all its own.