The September Postcard Post: Charlie Eve Ryan

I first saw this month's featured illustrator's work on Facebook and instantly knew I had to see more. Sub It Club is thrilled to welcome Charlie Eve Ryan. Sit back and enjoy her wonderful postcard and tips too! Charlie Eve Ryan is a professional freelance illustrator/writer and member of SCBWI. In 2012, she was accepted... 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 →

Timing is Everything: Don’t Let Impatience Hurt Your Chances

There are a lot of really exciting, amazing and fun writing contests coming up in the next few weeks and months. (I'm sure you're all following the monthly Contest Roundup list, right?) As you know, I'm a huge believer in contests. They're a fun, informative and potentially very productive component of a well-rounded submission strategy.... Continue Reading →

Show Your Manuscripts Some Love – Create a Submission Strategy

Are you ready to submit your manuscript? Then it’s time to come up with your own personal submission strategy! First, think hard about what you have. Yes, you wrote it. You know it inside and out. But try to think about your work subjectively. Be honest with yourself. Is it commercial? Could it appeal to a... Continue Reading →

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