I am thrilled for my friend Valerie Patterson! Valerie sold her book, THE OTHER SIDE OF BLUE, today to Clarion. Even better, Val got a 2-book deal!
I met Val last week at the SCBWI National Conference. We gabbed about books, ate mall food and last I saw her she was tucked into bed with a way-too-early flight awaiting her the next morning. Read about Valerie's road to publication here: