” I became fascinated by marionettes, which I first saw in Venice. They were so haunted and so alive. You walked by them, and you could feel their presence, with their beady eyes just fixed on you. “


” Sometimes I feel like an impostor, and I have to remind myself, ‘You are able to do this.’ I look at the books on the shelf that have my name on them to remind myself I have done it before and, likely, I can do it again. “


” As an author, you think you know where the good parts and the bad parts are. And then you read to a group of children, and you learn when you’re boring them, and you hurry through those sections to get to the parts where they’re interested again. You start to get a sense of your story’s rhythm and flow. “


” I tried for years to get an agent because I was told you needed an agent. The agent-hunting process was grim indeed. “


” If you’re not going to wear a tiara when you win a Newbery Award, when are you going to wear one? “



All 5 Laura Amy Schlitz Quotes about You in picture


I became fascinated by marionettes, which I first saw in Venice. They were so haunted and so alive. You walked by them, and you could feel their presence, with their beady eyes just fixed on you.
Sometimes I feel like an impostor, and I have to remind myself,
As an author, you think you know where the good parts and the bad parts are. And then you read to a group of children, and you learn when you
I tried for years to get an agent because I was told you needed an agent. The agent-hunting process was grim indeed.
If you

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