Sandra Rector is the author of five books, Running Away to Santa Fe, Charlotte Parker Forty Niner, Evaleen From Rags to Riches, Crazy Little Liar and Chez Tulips - Stories and Recipes. She is also the author of several short stories. In a long and prolific freelance writing career, she has sold articles, essays, poetry, short stories and editorials to such places as The Washington Post, Cooking Light and East West, to name just a few. She has also written weekly columns on cooking, business owners and authors. She occasionally blogs self help tips at sand1.wordpress.com. She is married to the poet and author, PMF Johnson.