Today at Sub It Club, we are happy to welcome illustrator Josh Cleland and Starry Forest Books! Starry Forest Books is an independent children’s publisher passionate about making something beautiful. It takes just one look at their upcoming picture book, THE END, written by John Bray and illustrated by our guest today, to know that... Continue Reading →
2022 Contest Roundup!
Hello writing and illustrating friends! Here we are looking at a new year with new opportunities! Inspired, I have been scouring the interwebs for contests and pitch events. January and February are looking pretty promising with quite a few listings. Looking forward and having a deadline can be helpful too, so I have gone through... Continue Reading →
As you may have noticed, we don't do the monthly Contest Roundup anymore, but that's because we have something better: The Contest Roundup Calendar! I just added a bunch of contests through the end of the year so it seems like a good time for a reminder that this resource is still here for you.... Continue Reading →
Query or Contest: What’s best for you?
A brief story: A few years ago, I started researching agents (read more about my process here). Before I sent out my first queries, I heard about an upcoming Twitter pitch contest and entered on a whim. I got a favorite (an invitation to send the manuscript), but not from an agent at the top... Continue Reading →
A New Contest Roundup Calendar!
Hello there all you lovely writers and illustrators, have I got some news for you! I've finally put together something I've wanted to do for a very long time. The Contest Roundup is now a calendar page here on the Sub It Club website! I'm really excited about this because I love calendars. Also, and probably... Continue Reading →
March 2018 Contest Roundup
Are you ready to enter some pitch contests? But what if you're not sure how? It seems like a good time for a reminder that we have some helpful posts right here on the blog: How to Pitmad Have Yourself a Merry Little Pitmad Didn't Get a Pitmad Request? That's Okay! Twitter Pitch Tips from... Continue Reading →