About The Author

Sandra Rhea is a teacher, a mother, a writer, and an animal lover.  She believes strongly in the power of stories and helping children find their own voices early in life through the written word.  She lives in a sprawling old house in the Houston Heights with her daughter, her daughter’s fiance, and a changing number of dogs and cats.

She teaches elementary school in the Houston public school system, and conducts private writing workshops for children out of her home.  She has written and published some personal essays over the years.   Willowmena’s Quest is her first published book.

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Recent Posts:

  • Excerpt from my upcoming book…
    Willowmena, Donovan the duck, and the Wild Man are sheltered under the overhang of a large boulder […]
  • Home to the Jeweled City
     I took Willowmena home this week. I lifted her right out of the Land of Bleak and fled, with all […]
  • The Birth of Willowmena
    The Land of Bleak came to me as a personal vision over twenty years ago, shortly after Princess […]
  • On Writing
    Writer’s Block. . . The Inner Editor. . . Not having enough time or the right space to write. . . […]
  • The Little Girl, Up Close and Personal
    It is freezing here in south Texas – twenty degrees on this January morning.  Ice covers […]