The Postcard Post: Monika Baum

The Postcard Post welcomes illustrator Monika Baum— all the way from Switzerland! Monika Baum is a German illustrator living and working in Switzerland. Her primary focus is on children’s book illustration in watercolor, but she enjoys exploring other forms of illustration subjects and media. Monika is the Illustrator Coordinator for the SCBWI Switzerland chapter. She... Continue Reading →

Midsummer’s Mayhem – A Query Letter That Worked

Good news, Sub It Clubbers. Today I'm featuring Rajani LaRocca's delicious query for her forthcoming middle grade, Midsummer's Mayhem (Yellow Jacket, 2019), a yummy blend of A Midsummer's Night Dream and Master Chef Junior.  Note: Rajani's manuscript was requested thanks to #PitchWars. That's why her query doesn't include the typical personalization paragraph. Rajani noted that when she queried prior... Continue Reading →

The Postcard Post: Rosalinde Bonnet

The Postcard Post welcomes an author/illustrator who is practically my neighbor. Well, at least we live in the same country (France)! Sit back and enjoy gorgeous illustrations and great self-promotion tips. Bienvenue, Rosalinde Bonnet. As a child, Rosalinde could not decide whether she wanted to be a wildlife biologist, a writer or an illustrator. But, because... Continue Reading →

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