Friday, March 11, 2011

Congratulations Debbie Ohi!!!!

If you all haven't heard yet, my crit partner Debbie Ridpath Ohi from our MiG's group has announced her picture book deal. She will be illustrating I'M BORED by Michael Ian Black - Simon & Schuster 2012.

VERY exciting.

Yeah, as you can see all my crit buddies are getting fantastic book deals. I'm hoping their good luck will rub off on me! LOL.

Regardless, I'm so, so excited. She's got a great story to tell. Check it out here.

This girl with the red dress is my favorite illustration of Debbie's. Isn't Debbie talented? Just wait until a publisher grabs up her middle grade book!

AND we're having a PARTY to celebrate her book deal over at the MiG Writer's Blog. Check it out! Cool prizes and a video congrats too.


Come party with us!

12 comments:

Bish Denham said...

Congratulations to Debbie! Love the picture.

Marcia said...

Congrats to Debbie! Yes, super illustration!

Eeshie said...

I will most certainly, check it out.

Robyn Campbell said...

Congrats to Debbie. I know that she is a whiz at illustrating. *turns green* And Christina, your time will come. My crit partner's book debuted at #7 so I try to rub her as much as possible. I think I wore a sore place on her arm. ;)

Rena said...

Congratulations, Debbie!

kangaroobee said...

Congratulations to Debbie!

Angela Ackerman said...

I hadn't heard this yet! Woot, huge congrats to Debbie!

Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse

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Kelly Moran said...

That is Awesome! Grats.

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Stina Lindenblatt said...

I know Debbie from the SCBWI LA conferences. You are so lucky to have her as a CP. She has so much energy and is super sweet.

Congrats, Debbie. I'm super excited for you.

And Christina, my fingers are crossed that your crit buddies luck will rub off on you too. :D

C.R. Evers said...

Very Awesome! Congrats Debbie and your great crit group. What a great group to be in, you lucky duck. No doubt, we'll be cheering for you soon too.

Nandini said...

Love the illustration of the girl in the red dress. So happy for Debbie, she's amazingly talented. And so are you :)