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Kat Brzozowski

New York, New York



Native New Hampshirite. Broadway musical nerd. Work team softball slugger. Embroidery aficionado. I’m one part Ramona, one part the monkeys from “Caps for Sale.”

Favorite Books

The Giver, Stargirl, American Wife, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, The Golden Compass, Fingersmith, In the Woods.

Favorite Genres

Most Recent Blog Posts

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Publishing 101: How to Ace the Comp Title Game

You probably know by now that people in publishing love to abbreviate words. Publication date becomes “pub date.” The American Library Association becomes “ALA,” which stands not only for the organization itself but for the organization’s conferences. Subsidiary rights, or the rights we sell to audio publishers, book clubs, etc. become “subrights.” It’s possible you’ve heard editors ... Read More


publishing, Kat B.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Reading the Oscars: 3 YA Novels Paired with Oscar Nominees

It’s officially Oscar season! If you’re anything like me, you’re now in crunch mode trying to see as many movies as you can before the big night. I’ve only seen three of the best picture nominees (THE HORROR), so if anyone needs me for the next month, you know where I’ll be—trying to watch ... Read More


book recommendations, The Supervillain and Me, the brightsiders, reading, Kat B.
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Make It Yourself: 4 DIY Gift Ideas for Your Fave Book Lover

This post is brought to you by a comedic misunderstanding. As I was discussing a possible blog topic with my colleague Emily, she suggested I write about “craft.” “Craft?” I thought. “I love crafts!” I’m a devoted embroider, so any time I spend not reading and editing is spent ransacking the embroidery floss shelf at the nearby Michael’s ... Read More


bookish, gift ideas, Kat B.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The Dos and Don’ts of Writing Setting

Are you knee-deep into a new project this NaNoWriMo, or plugging away at a project you’ve been working on for a while? Either way, I’m here to help you make sure your setting shines from the first page to the last with these dos and don’ts.DO view setting through the character’s eyes.Your protagonist acts ... Read More


Advice, writing, Kat B., setting

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