Sandra Blair started writing years ago when her sister dared her to enter the National Novel Writing Month.  No novel was written but she gained a steadfast love of writing.

Sandra writes both children and adult short stories and flash fiction. Her adult short story placed 10th and her children’s story received Honorable Mention in the 2016 Atlantis Short Story Contest. Both winning stories were published on the website. Five time finalist in the Wow! Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contests. Her essay placed 3rd in the WOW! Women on Writing Creative Nonfiction Contest and was published on that website.  Her interview appears on The Muffin.

Sandra has been drawing her whole life.  She has taken classes at the University of Texas at Austin and the Laguna Gloria Art School.

Her published books include Alphabet Animals: I Spy My ABCs (illustrator and author), I Spy the Texas State Symbols,  (illustrator and author) and Funny Texas Sayings (illustrator).

Sandra lives in Austin with her husband, two teenage children and a couple of dogs.  She grew up in Houston and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.  In Galveston, she obtained a medical degree at UTMB, but is now a full-time illustrator and writer. She enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her family.