Taking Inspiration from Disney Classics

October 29th, 2009

It’s another snow day here at kt lit, and though you’d think working from home would make that just about the same as any other work day, I’m also enjoying seeing Rexroth and wee Trixie about the house as well. Earlier this morning, I put on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast for Trixie, and found […]

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

August 19th, 2009

I get some of the most exciting questions on Twitter! Today, for instance, TisKarma wanted to know What’s it like working with Maureen Johnson? Well, that depends, Karma (great name, btw! I had a summer camp friend named Karma when I was a wee KT!). For instance, some days start like with a “Hello, petunia!” […]

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I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Revise

February 18th, 2009

T.S. Ferguson, an editor at Little Brown Books for Young Readers, has a great post up on his blog about the correlation between finding an editor, and finding a boy/girlfriend. As an agent looking at a ton of queries (more on that soon — I’m trying to come up with some numbers for you!), there’s a lot I agree with.

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