March 2019 I’m amazed that it’s nearly April! Time seems to be racing by and I feel a need to focus and be in a more purposeful mindset so that will be in the works for me. Big thanks to my wonderful Beta Readers of “A Song for Home”. I’ve met with all of them […]
I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas (the setting of my book, A Song for Jessica) and graduated with a degree in English from The University of Texas at Austin ages ago. I’ve had many jobs over the years, proofreader, graphic artist, customer service representative, executive complaints clerk, corporate trainer, corporate content writer, […]
Allison Deleon always dreamed of a musical career, but when her ten-year old brother was killed in a car accident years ago, everything changed for her and she eventually gave up on her dream. Now, 28-year old Allison feels life spinning out of control. She’s one step away from getting fired at work and her […]
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