Life is like a box of chocolates… least if you're the winner of Sub It Club's Submission Bingo. I'm happy to announce that Brenda Yun has won our current round. Woo hoo! Congrats, Brenda! Brenda has been querying her #ownvoices work of adult upmarket fiction since late March. In that time, she's racked up 20 rejections, and still has 5 fulls and 2 partials... Continue Reading →

Nonfiction query basics … part 1 Picture Books

Barbara Kingsolver once likened writing fiction to planting a garden in the desert. Meanwhile, writing nonfiction is weeding an overgrown hillside into something beautiful. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. ... I'm more weeder than planter. Most of what I write is nonfiction, and I know a few Sub It Clubbers are in... 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 →

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