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 →
It's January, and that means the stockings are down, the tree has been hauled out to the curb, and the cookies are almost gone. The only thing that remains is our holiday door, where we put up all of the cards and photos we receive in December. We always leave that up as long as... Continue Reading →
I’ve written about waiting before but I feel like talking about it again today. Maybe it’s because I’m waiting on things… I don’t know. I guess I can’t really say that’s the reason because honestly, as writers and illustrators working toward publication aren’t we always waiting on something? Waiting for the perfect ending for our... Continue Reading →
Just a Little Patience…Yeah?
If you want to take part in the big world of publishing, make a good impression, and hold on to your sanity, you are going to need more than just a little patience. I’m not sure that patience can ever be mastered but I can tell you that there are ways to make the waiting... Continue Reading →
Ants in Your Pants Syndrome
You sent off a query letter or submission. Now what to do? Refresh your email every three seconds? Get excited whenever the phone rings? Wait by the mailbox and tear through the mail as soon as it comes every day? All right, all right, sit on your hands for just a minute there. We don't... Continue Reading →