Valerie Allen just had an article, Tune In So Your Teen Doesn't Tune Out, published in the Central California Parent Magazine. Her work is regularly published in Parent Publications of America magazines. Valerie is a local author and member of the Space Coast Writers' Guild (SCWG.org) and the Cape Canaveral Branch of the PEN Women (canaveralpenwomen.org). She is a co-founder of Authors For Authors (AuthorsForAuthors.com) which is sponsoring the Meet the Authors Book Fair on November 23 & 24, 2013. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard (CAFOB.org) which sponsors Teen Authors of Brevard.