Tag Archives: picture books

The Postcard Post: Kelly Murphy

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Sub It Club and The Postcard Post! And who better to help us celebrate than author/illustrator Kelly Murphy?! I first saw Kelly’s illustrations when a friend recommended I check out her work in the middle-grade … Continue reading

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Nilah Magruder Shows Us How to Find A Book Deal – Part 2

Sub It Club member Nilah Magruder’s debut picture book HOW TO FIND A FOX has just released! Nilah is sharing her process and journey to publication with us. She told us about The Story, The Dummy, and The Query in our … Continue reading

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While many publishing houses are closed to submissions, querying editors is still a possibility in some circumstances, and it can definitely lead to publication. Today we are celebrating Sub It Club member, Marcie Wessels and the release of her debut … Continue reading

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Picture Book Format

Lisha posted about formatting your novel and due to popular demand, today I’m posting about picture book formatting. It’s pretty similar but there are some slight differences. When you’re sending your picture book out on submission, using the correct format is … Continue reading

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Announcing… Amy Dixon!

You all know Amy Dixon don’t you? Amy talked submission (and sweater) feedback not too long ago when we were celebrating Sub It Club’s 2 year anniversary. She shared with us when we asked authors how they know when their … Continue reading

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The Postcard Post Old Home Week: Tina Kügler

Tina Kügler, a Postcard Post alum, is helping Sub It Club celebrate its 2-year anniversary! But Tina has a lot to celebrate too― IN MARY’S GARDEN comes out March 17th, written and illustrated by Tina and Carson Kügler, published by Houghton … Continue reading

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Postcards and Beyond with Mark Fearing, Part Two

Sub It Club is so lucky to have author/illustrator Mark Fearing back in this second post. Mark explains a bit about his career history, how he got his agent and shares some more postcards.  Plus there’s a VIDEO that will … Continue reading

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