Frequently Asked Questions


How long will it take to have my manuscript reviewed?

Picture books and novel samples are typically returned in 2-4 weeks. Complete novels generally take 4-6 weeks from when I start, but may need to wait for a start date if my schedule is full.


What type of payment do you accept?

At this time I accept only personal checks or money orders.


Did you used to be just “Julie Romeis”?

Yes! I was married in September 2012 and kept Romeis as my middle name while adding Sanders as my new last name.


Where can I learn more about writing and publishing children’s books?

The SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) is a fantastic resource for beginning writers to learn the basics of how to submit and how to connect with a critique group or writers conference. Check them out at Here are a few other links to websites with tons of helpful information: