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Wow! Congratulations, Pat! :drumroll I loved your story about the 3 pebbles. What an exciting summer this has been for you!
#61 - August 26, 2014, 06:56 PM

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 :gogirl Beyond happy- this is an affirmation of knowing what YOU MUST DO and doing it.:proud
#62 - August 26, 2014, 07:40 PM
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Oh, Pat, I'm so happy for you!
#63 - August 27, 2014, 10:49 AM
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Congrats!
#64 - August 27, 2014, 07:13 PM

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Congrats!
#65 - August 28, 2014, 04:00 AM
BLACK FLOWERS, WHITE LIES, Sky Pony Press, 2016
PANDEMIC, Sky Pony Press, 2014
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Outstanding!

Congratulations!
#66 - August 28, 2014, 06:08 AM
THESE THINGS COUNT! award-winning nature series Albert Whitman
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Oh my goodness, Pat! I just saw this post and read your blog page. This is SOOOOOO exciting. I love this twisty surprise.

Congratulations!

#67 - August 28, 2014, 06:08 PM
MOSTLY THE HONEST TRUTH (HarperCollins 3/12/2019)
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 :fireworks   CONGRATULATIONS!!  :fireworks

Cool story about the pebbles. The Universe works!
#68 - August 29, 2014, 06:33 AM

Pat!!! Your three-pebble story is so amazingly cool & I'm so happy for you!  :yay congratulations!!!!
#69 - August 29, 2014, 06:45 AM

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what an exciting plot twist!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
#70 - September 02, 2014, 09:15 AM
The Safest Lie in stores now
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Books?????

Fantastic!
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#71 - September 02, 2014, 10:00 AM
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Outstanding news!  :yay :yay :yay
#72 - September 02, 2014, 10:03 AM
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OMG!! Amazing news!! Congrats!!
#73 - September 02, 2014, 12:19 PM

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Wow, great news, congratulations!
#74 - September 03, 2014, 04:20 PM
CALL ME AMY (Luminis Books, 2013)
AMY'S CHOICE (Luminis Books, 2014)
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 :yay :fireworks :yay :fireworks :yay


Well played, and much deserved. And super duper congrats, of course!!!
#75 - September 04, 2014, 12:09 AM

Thanks, guys, for joining the party. You're all making me feel so special!  :busstop
#76 - September 04, 2014, 05:07 AM
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I just read your blog post. How inspiring!! Thank you for sharing!
#77 - September 04, 2014, 05:52 AM

Awesome personal story!! And the book sounds exciting too.
#78 - September 04, 2014, 06:11 AM

Wow, wow, wow, Pat! Congratulations!!

We never know what might come from that last, dangling submission, do we?  :)
#79 - September 04, 2014, 08:16 AM
THE DARING PRINCE DASHING, Sky Pony Press - available now!

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Congrats Pat that's such inspiring news  :bananakilt
#80 - September 05, 2014, 09:12 AM
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That is SO Wonderful!  Congratulations. 
#81 - September 05, 2014, 09:21 AM

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What a fantastic story, congratulations!!

#82 - September 05, 2014, 01:01 PM

This is such great news, congratulations on your hard work and book deals. Bravo!
#83 - September 25, 2014, 01:52 AM
10 Turkeys in the Road, Marshall Cavendish, Scholastic, Amazon 2011
The Lake Where Loon Lives, Islandport Press 2014
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Loved reading your career twist post on your blog! What a great story! Congratulations and best wishes to you!
#84 - September 25, 2014, 04:58 AM
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Just seeing this news and wanted to chime in to say CONGRATULATIONS!!! 

I'm so happy for you!  Can't wait to read them!! :yay

 :yay :goldstar :yay :goldstar :yay :goldstar :yay
#85 - September 30, 2014, 08:31 PM
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Pat, how did I miss this earlier? I'm so happy for you!
#86 - September 30, 2014, 09:07 PM

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Awesome news!!
#87 - October 27, 2014, 02:02 PM

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I am so late to the party, but wow! Congrats!!! :)
#88 - October 27, 2014, 02:27 PM
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 Whoo hoo! What wonderful news! I am SO happy for you. Congratulations!!
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#89 - October 27, 2014, 03:40 PM
Ten Clever Ninjas (picture book, Clear Fork Publishing, fall 2018)
Butterfly Girl (middle grade novel, Clear Fork Publishing, winter 2018)

Thank you, guys. Now that I'm up to my armpits in revision, I feel even better. The story isn't changing at all. The aging it up from YA to NA is simply making it a stronger and deeper version of what I intended from the start.  :star2 :stars3 :star2
#90 - October 27, 2014, 05:19 PM
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A HOLD ON ME (Dark Heart series #1) coming from Kensington Books, staring March 2016

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