A brief story: A few years ago, I started researching agents (read more about my process here). Before I sent out my first queries, I heard about an upcoming Twitter pitch contest and entered on a whim. I got a favorite (an invitation to send the manuscript), but not from an agent at the top... Continue Reading →
September 2015 Contest Roundup
September means that August in New York (and everywhere else) is over. It's a good time to get some submissions out there! There are some interesting contests coming up so it might be fun to add one to your submission plans. Here at Sub It Club, Author Marcie Wessels was kind enough to share the... Continue Reading →
Agent Jodell Sadler Talks Submissions — Plus 2 Chances to Win Picture Book Courses!
It's been a fantastic Kidlit Week here at Sub It Club! Our great giveaways are still open for entry until Tuesday so be sure to scroll back through our posts and enter if you haven't already. And, of course, we'll continue to have kidlit interspersed through our blog as we always do! (Psst! We have... Continue Reading →
Win a Proofread From Author Dori Kleber!
Kidlit Week, part of our month long 2 year celebration, is still going strong here at Sub It Club. Have you entered yet? We sure hope so! We have prize giveaway opportunities for all of you, no matter the genre you work in. For picture book writers we have critique opportunities from kidlit authors Amy Dixon and... Continue Reading →
Win an Autographed Picture Book from Corey Rosen Schwartz!
Today as part of Kidlit Week we are happy to welcome author Corey Rosen Schwartz! Corey is the author of some fabulous retold tales: NINJA RED RIDING HOOD, GOLDI ROCKS AND THE THREE BEARS, and THE THREE NINJA PIGS. To help us celebrate 2 years of Sub It Club Corey is giving away an autographed... Continue Reading →
PICTURE BOOK DUMMIES FOR (NOT) DUMMIES with Sarah Frances Hardy — Plus a Giveaway!
Today, as part of Kidlit Week, we are thrilled to welcome author/illustrator and Sub It Club member Sarah Frances Hardy! Sarah has put together some great information on picture book dummies that is helpful not only to illustrators, but also to picture book writers, who need to think like illustrators. Sarah is also offering a... Continue Reading →