A Dual POV YA Contemporary Query Letter from Brandy Meinhardt

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 →

A Query Letter That Worked from Ariel Bernstein + a Slush Pile Pass & 2 Critique Giveaways!

If you keep up with us here on the blog, you may have seen that Ariel Bernstein had some amazing news in 2015. Not only did she sign with agent Mary Cummings of Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises, she signed a deal for her picture book, I HAVE A BALLOON, with Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman books as well... Continue Reading →

PIRATE’S LULLABY: MUTINY AT BEDTIME – A Query Letter That Worked

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 picture book! Marcie is here to tell us how she queried her editor directly and share her... 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 →

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