Oh, 2021. What a year. If you got any writing, illustration, or submissions done at all, know that you are absolutely a rock star. If you didn't, know that you are still a rock star! (Read this post on Debbi Ohi's blog to see that you are in good company!) Lucky for us all, good... Continue Reading →
Query Letters That Worked: THE PRINCESS OF 106 THORNWOOD DRIVE
Great news: Sub It Club member, Khalia Moreau has landed a debut deal with Forever, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (Hachette)! She has graciously agreed to share her successful query letter for THE PRINCESS OF 106 THORNWOOD DRIVE and her journey to publishing. Let's have a look. Dear Editors of Forever, One year ago, a tragic car... 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 →
Fortune Favors the Prepared…a SIC success story by Ryan Miller
I'm so excited to introduce you today to the very funny and talented Ryan Miller! Ryan entered one of our contests in February of 2016 and scored himself his very own book contract. Read on to hear more of his amazing story! Fortune Favors the Prepared Let’s be honest: Getting a book published takes luck.... Continue Reading →
A Year Of Successes!
Here at Sub It Club we are all about submitting work well! And boy do we have members who do just that. Let's celebrate good news from Sub It Club members in 2014! AWARDS! Carrie Finson won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Barbara Karlin grant for picture book work-in-progress! BOOKS & MAGAZINES!... Continue Reading →
How I Found the Right Agent for Me
You may have heard the news…I recently signed with an agent! I am beyond pleased to have partnered with agent Sean McCarthy. There couldn't have been a better way for me to wrap up the first year of Sub It Club! (We have a celebration coming up on the 22nd!) Dana Carey encouraged me to... Continue Reading →