Tim Federle was born in San Francisco, grew up in Pittsburgh, and began crashing New York auditions as a teenager, landing in five Broadway shows. Tim's debut novel, "Better Nate Than Ever", was inspired by his adventures backstage; "Five, Six, Seven, Nate! "chronicles Nate Foster's further exploits in "E.T.: The Musical". Find the author at TimFederle.com and on Twitter @TimFederle.