10 Things NOT to Say in your Query – Advice from a Children’s Publisher


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Rob Broder is Publisher of Ripple Grove Press, an independent, family-run children’s book publishing company. He and his wife Amanda started Ripple Grove Press because they have a passion for well-told and beautifully illustrated stories for children. Their mission is to bring together great writers and talented illustrators to make the most wonderful books possible. Their hope is that their books find their way to the cozy spot in your home.

Rob is currently looking for that next story. Follow his advice below and then perhaps you’ll give Ripple Grove Press a chance to read your manuscript or see your art.

Rob told Writers’ Rumpus that Ripple Grove Press receives submissions every day. They read every story that comes into their inbox, so they have a lot a query letters to go through. Some query letters show that their writers did their homework. Others…. not so much. Here is…

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