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I just sent out a handful of postcards to test the waters.  I have a few left, a places to send them, but - if the publisher asks for samples and a C.V., would you package them together in an envelope?  I'm a newbie so I don't have much to put on my CV.  My postcard refers to my online portfolio. 
#1 - October 28, 2014, 09:26 AM
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yes.
#2 - October 28, 2014, 02:22 PM
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I would say yes as well. However, from my experience I haven't received a request for more samples since I have online portfolio links. I'm curious if anyone else has? I either hear nothing or get an email for a job. And speaking of promos,  I have a stack of postcards that need to go out as well. Good luck!
#3 - October 29, 2014, 09:14 AM
The Mermaid's Gift, Pelican, 2015
Cody and Grandpa's Christmas Tradition, Pelican 2016
Rest in Peace RaShawn, Creative Medicine, 2017

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I got a request from an edu pub after a postcard mailing, that requested more samples and a CV. But that was the only one.
#4 - October 29, 2014, 11:19 AM
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I got an email questioning my availability. Then a request for three specific samples. Then a request of how I saw the main character (they sent me the manuscript after the three samples were sent).  But they were already considering me for a  manuscript. My mailer and web address to my online portfolio were the initial reasons they contacted me.
I have not heard of requests for more samples without a contracted manuscript in mind . . . maybe something more specific to educational publishers after seeing Wendy's reply.
#5 - October 29, 2014, 08:00 PM
« Last Edit: October 29, 2014, 08:04 PM by Cynthia Kremsner »
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It seems like most publishers have writers guidelines on their websites even if not accepting unsolicited submissions.  Any tips for finding out about illustrators guidelines? Or where to send a postcard vs email?  Other than The Book?
#6 - October 30, 2014, 07:16 AM
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