Patty Sandoval Srallais a screenwriter and journalist living in San Antonio, Texas. She is a former newspaper journalist who now writes, directs, and produces local screenplays. She is a co-founder of the San Antonio Screenwriters Guild, co-owner of a law office, a singer in a classic rock cover band, and a recent double-lung transplant recipient. An award-winning long-time journalist, Patty's commitment to quality writing has moved smoothly into her foray into screenwriting. Her screenplays have consistently advanced to the Top 20 percent in notable screenwriting contests, including the Austin Film Festival and PAGE International. She has been a judge for the Austin Film Festival screenwriting contest and conducts local workshops on the craft. She married San Antonio Attorney Kevin "Buck" Sralla and has two grown sons.