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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, April 3rd, 2018

5 Sporty YA Books That Will Leave You Cheering

If you’re anything like me, you spent your childhood inhaling a whole slew of sports movies. Little Big League (that’s the one where the kid owns the Twins). Rookie of the Year (that’s the one where the kid’s arm makes an awesome ratchet noise when he pitches). The Little Giants (that’s the football one). There ... Read More


Vicky Skinner, book recommendations, list, books, Surviving Adam Meade, Shannon Klare, The Game Can't Love You Back, Karole Cozzo, reading, How to Breathe Underwater, Kat B.
Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

3 YA Female Character Tropes That Can See Themselves Out ASAP

Let’s face it—even though we’re living in the golden age of young adult fiction (I just decided this is true, you’re welcome), there are certain plotlines we see over and over. The star-crossed lovers. The hero destined to save the world. The big misunderstanding. For me, part of the fun of YA is seeing how authors ... Read More


YA, writing, wisdom, cliches, tropes, female, reading, Kat B., characters
Monday, January 29th, 2018

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Writing and Paragraph Length

There are many aspects of writing that you hear discussed again and again. Voice. Character. Plot. Dialogue. But let’s talk about one part of craft that you may not have thought about recently (or ever?): Paragraph length. Ok. Did you fall asleep? I hope you’re still with me. I know this topic may sound dry, but I promise ... Read More


advice, writing, wisdom, format, paragraph, structure, Kat B., tips

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