Kick! Jump! Chop! As fast as you can. It's a ninja twist on the Gingerbread Man!
If you are a novelist and write a breakout book, nobody cares whether you went to medical school (Michael Crichton) or worked as a janitor (Stephen King). Not so for nonfiction books. When crafting your nonfiction proposal, your book is as much about who you are, as it is about your killer concept. The author bio... Continue Reading →
October is looking real pitchy! You know where you can get feedback on your pitch before the big pitch day? That's right. In our Sub It Club submission support group! There are a lot of smart cookies in there and it is always so great to see members helping each other get ready to send out... Continue Reading →
Sub It Club welcomes author/illustrator Alicia Schwab to The Postcard Post. Alicia Schwab is a professional author/illustrator of children’s books and the Illustrator Coordinator for SCBWI Minnesota. She is the illustrator of GREAT GROUP SKITS, a young adult book by Lynn Grasberg and Gina Oldenburg and her picture book debut THE MUKLUK BALL, by Katherine Johnson... Continue Reading →
I'm so excited to share with y'all some good news: I recently signed with my agent following the DVPit contest! You read more about how all of that happened here. I'm obviously a big fan of contests, and I'm so grateful for all they've meant in my writing journey thus far. While contests can be... Continue Reading →
I love watching Twitter pitch parties. When I first came upon them, they were a curiosity. I pored over other writers’ pitches, boosted the ones I liked, and longed to be far enough along in my publishing journey to pitch a manuscript of my own. Then that coveted day came! I participated in my very... Continue Reading →