Kick! Jump! Chop! As fast as you can. It's a ninja twist on the Gingerbread Man!
Sub It Clubbers have been working hard this past year. Members have made great strides toward their goals of publication, from connecting with critique partners in our Critique Partner Matchup, to perfecting pitches and queries, to sending submissions, to illustrator postcard mailings, and so much more. There are so many steps along the way to... Continue Reading →
Sub It Club member Nilah Magruder's debut picture book HOW TO FIND A FOX has just released! Nilah is sharing her process and journey to publication with us. She told us about The Story, The Dummy, and The Query in our last post. If you didn't read it yet then go catch up on her inspiring... Continue Reading →
This week we're celebrating author-illustrator and Sub It Club member Nilah Magruder. Her debut picture book HOW TO FIND A FOX hits shelves today! *cue wild applause* Nilah is sharing her journey to publication right here on the blog. It's a long one (as most publishing journeys are.) Today we have part one: The Story,... Continue Reading →
When a writer decides to pursue becoming traditionally published, they do their research and find out they need to query the agent or editor with a well-written letter. The form of this letter is usually an introductory paragraph, a short synopsis of the story they’d like to submit and a closing paragraph with any previous... Continue Reading →
Today I'm excited to have not one, but 4 debut authors here to share with us about their journeys to publication. Brooks Benjamin, Laura Shovan, Shari Schwarz, and Melanie Conklin show us there is no one way to connect with an agent and/or publisher. I hope their interviews will give you an extra boost of... Continue Reading →