A long time ago, in a galaxy far away (yes, that would be California), a little girl went to a school for Spoiled Children (yes, that would be USC), even though she was not a spoiled child. There, she worked on the craft of acting (yes, that would story-telling).
The story went on for many, many more years after she graduated w/her BFA. She was saddled with debt, discovered that the world was not paying thespians a lot of money, embarked on a career in HR, kissed a lot of frogs, got married, had kids, and rediscovered her talent for telling stories.
Which brings us to this chapter in the story, "Falling Star":
If you want to know more about the fun of creating a book, check out Tess's blog post.