Category Archives: Strategy

Thinking Like a Coach

It’s Fall and in the Dixon house, that means it’s soccer season! A few years ago, I somehow started coaching. It was one of those things where someone is asking for volunteers, and no one is stepping up, and your … Continue reading

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Information Overload!

After discovering we were pregnant with our first child 15 years ago, my husband Rob and I rushed out to the bookstore (remember those?) and picked up a stack of books on raising children. We were so excited to read … Continue reading

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Old Home Week: Rachelle Meyer and …

The Postcard Post Old Home Week has a very special guest this month… Santa Claus! Actually, our special guest is better than Santa because Rachelle Meyer comes bearing the gift of a great seasonal illustration and self-promotion tips! Rachelle generously … Continue reading

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The October Postcard Post: Elizabet Vukovic

I met this month’s Postcard Post illustrator through SCBWI and have had the pleasure of seeing her work on many occasions. Now she’s sharing it with Sub It Club. Without further ado, welcome Elizabet Vukovic. Elizabet Vukovic is a freelance … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The July Postcard Post: Kelli Thrasher-Brooks

When I saw on Facebook that illustrator Kelli Thrasher-Brooks had a new postcard ready, I knew she’d have to come share it with the Sub It Club. Take it away, Kelli: Colors, textures, lines, patterns and characters play a large … Continue reading

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Query Strategy: Generosity

I’m going all New Agey-Philosophical today. Generosity. It makes you a better human being, and also, creates opportunities. The first criteria for getting published is producing a quality manuscript. But  don’t forget to engage with the writing community. Give, and … Continue reading

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