Kick! Jump! Chop! As fast as you can. It's a ninja twist on the Gingerbread Man!
#OwnVoices is a hashtag created by Corinne Duyvis, that was originally formed as a way to recommend books "about diverse characters written by authors from that same diverse group." The hashtag has expanded from being used for book recommendations to being used more broadly. You can check out the hashtag #OwnVoices on Twitter to follow... Continue Reading →
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 →
Whether you're drafting your first ever query letter or have written a whole bunch of them, the truth remains the same: query letters can be tough. Each manuscript is different. Heck, each query letter is a little different! Even when you're querying the same manuscript to multiple people you still need to take the time... Continue Reading →
Brandy Meinhardt is one of our great Sub it Club members! She brings her own unique experience and insights into our submission support group. Brandy is so willing to help others that today she is here to share her query letter with us for her YA Contemporary, PERFECTLY IMPERFECT. But first, Brandy is going to... Continue Reading →
Yvonne Ventresca is one of our published Sub It Club members. We love having her in the group! She is kind enough to pop in and help others out when she can. Today Yvonne is letting us take a look at the query letter she sent to her publisher that led to the sale of... Continue Reading →