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 →
Rachelle E. Morrison’s Journey to Landing Her Agent
You may have noticed Rachelle E. Morrison's great news on our 2015 Year of Success post. She signed with an agent! Today Rachelle is here to share her journey with us. I hope you find Rachelle's planning, perseverance, and patience inspiring. I know I do! The Journey to Landing My Agent It all started with a twitter... Continue Reading →
Sub It Club is 2 Years Old!
It's been two years since we started Sub It Club. Now there are writers and illustrators helping each other every day in our submission support group and we couldn’t be happier! This year due to popular demand we started a critique partner matchup group as well to help both our writer and illustrator members find those all... 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 →
Query Letters That Worked, Query Letters That Didn’t, and the Stories Those Letters Tell
Learning to query is a process. Author Rebecca Colby has been through it all, from struggling through learning the intricacies of querying to selling a book and acquiring an agent. Lucky for us, she's sharing her experience here at Sub It Club! Rebecca tells us her story and breaks down the letter she queried her agent with.... Continue Reading →
How I Found the Right Agent for Me
You may have heard the news…I recently signed with an agent! I am beyond pleased to have partnered with agent Sean McCarthy. There couldn't have been a better way for me to wrap up the first year of Sub It Club! (We have a celebration coming up on the 22nd!) Dana Carey encouraged me to... Continue Reading →