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Submit a Manuscript to Celebrate the 3rd Birthday of PubSub3rdFri (Pub Subbers)

“Submit a Manuscript to Celebrate the 3rd Birthday of PubSub3rdFri (Pub Subbers)” by Joan Y. Edwards Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday to You, Happy Birthday Dear Pub Subbers, Happy Birthday to You! Did you PubSub today? Did you PubSub today? Did you PubSub today? Did you PubSub today? Will you PubSub this month? Will you […]

Top Ten Reasons I Love Being a Part of PubSub3rdFriday! by Juliana Jones

Today I am honored to have as a guest blogger, Juliana Jones. I am equally honored to have her as a member of Pubsubbers and a believer in the PubSub3rdFri philosophy. Welcome, Juliana. I love the picture of you and your rescue dog, Lily. Thanks for coming  and sharing with us today. Top Ten Reasons […]

Write Down Your Writing/Submitting Plan for the Month (PubSub3rdFri)

“What’s Your Writing/Submitting Plan for the Month (PubSub3rdFri)” by Joan Y. Edwards Do you have a plan for submitting your work? I’ll bet if you write down a plan, you’ll accomplish more toward it than if you don’t write it down. Somehow writing it down makes a deal with your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind sets […]

Attend a Workshop, Conference, or Take a Course – It’ll Get You Closer to Publication (PubSub3rdFri)

“Attend a Workshop, Conference, or Take a Course – It’ll Get You Closer to Publication (PubSub3rdFri)” by Joan Y. Edwards If you attend a workshop, go to a conference, or take a course, you are taking a step that will get you closer to publication. It goes to educating and inspiring the muse inside you. Learning […]

I Am Proof That Submitting Often Works (PubSub3rdFri)

“I Am Proof That PubSub3rdFri Leads to Publication” by Joan Y. Edwards Dear Pub Subbers, I am proof that PubSub3rdFri leads to Publication. I’d like to share a little personal history of my submissions. In 2009, I submitted four times a year. All four had negative responses of “NO.” In 2010, I went to three conferences:  […]

What Entices You to Submit Your Writing by Linda Andersen (Guest Blogger-PubSub3rdFri)

“What Entices You to Submit Your Writing” by Linda Andersen (Guest Blogger-PubSub3rdFri) Linda Andersen: Joan, thank you for inviting me to be a guest blogger on PubSub3rdFri. Joan Y. Edwards: You’re welcome. I am very honored that you’re willing to share your ideas about PubSubbing with us. Linda Andersen: Today’s topic is:  WHAT ENTICES YOU […]

Use Words from Unusual Sources (PubSub3rdFri December)

“Use Words from Unusual Places” (PubSub3rdFri December) by Joan Y. Edwards After listening to John Claude Bemis at the SCBWI conference, I ordered a book that has exercises similar to the ones he mentioned at the conference. It is called Writing Open the Mind by Andy Couturier http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Open-Mind-Tapping-Subconscious/dp/B004JZWVOU/ In this book, Couturier has many exercises to experiment using different words, settings, plots, […]

List of PubSub3rdFri Posts 2010-2011

Dear Pub Subbers, I went through and renamed some of the blog posts about PubSub3rdFri. I thought seeing a list of them would help you find a post you like.  Have fun! Pub Subbers Pub Subbers 2010-2011 Be a Pub Subber Linda Andersen Is Proof That PubSub3rdFri Works Participation Badge for PubSub3rdFri Week 1 Week […]

20 Ways to Celebrate Your Writing Talents (PubSub3rdFri)

“20 Ways to Celebrate Your Writing Talents (PubSub3rdFri)” by Joan Y. Edwards Here are 20 ways you can celebrate your writing talents. 1. Join other writers in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) 2. Join other writers in Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo) 3. Invite another writer friend to eat lunch with you at your home or at […]

Become a Pub Subber (PubSub3rdFri October)

“Become a Pub Subber (PubSub3rdFri October)” by Joan Y. Edwards Today I’d like to invite you to become a Pub Subber. I’d like to see if you would join me and other writers and illustrators in PubSub3rdFri (Publisher Submission on the Third Friday of the Month). In 2009, I’d heard of Chris Baty’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) […]