Not long ago, Rachel Menard announced the sale of her debut novel, GAME OF STRENGTH AND STORM, in our Sub It Club submission support group. She also shared some quick stats on her journey, and they are amazing! Certain that we all needed to know more, I asked Rachel if she would tell us about... Continue Reading →
Let’s Dance, Valerie Bolling!
I'm dancing with excitement today! One of our very own Sub It Club members, Valerie Bolling, has just had her debut picture book released. Let's Dance is a rhythmic good read that was released by Boys Mills Press! Plus, Valerie was recently chosen to receive the 2020 We Need Diverse Books mentorship with Kelly Starling... Continue Reading →
Winner, winner…Candice Conner
Hello, Sub It Clubbers, Well, it's not even February, and we already have a "Small Steps to Success Bingo" winner. That's right, Candice Marley Conner shouted "BINGO" a mere 15 days after we launched the game. Candice is so motivated, we had to meet her and see if she had any query tips for the... Continue Reading →
Win a Proofread From Author Dori Kleber!
Kidlit Week, part of our month long 2 year celebration, is still going strong here at Sub It Club. Have you entered yet? We sure hope so! We have prize giveaway opportunities for all of you, no matter the genre you work in. For picture book writers we have critique opportunities from kidlit authors Amy Dixon and... Continue Reading →
Win an Autographed Picture Book from Corey Rosen Schwartz!
Today as part of Kidlit Week we are happy to welcome author Corey Rosen Schwartz! Corey is the author of some fabulous retold tales: NINJA RED RIDING HOOD, GOLDI ROCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, and THE THREE NINJA PIGS. To help us celebrate 2 years of Sub It Club Corey is giving away an autographed... Continue Reading →
PICTURE BOOK DUMMIES FOR (NOT) DUMMIES with Sarah Frances Hardy — Plus a Giveaway!
Today, as part of Kidlit Week, we are thrilled to welcome author/illustrator and Sub It Club member Sarah Frances Hardy! Sarah has put together some great information on picture book dummies that is helpful not only to illustrators, but also to picture book writers, who need to think like illustrators. Sarah is also offering a... Continue Reading →