Many thanks to my editor, Mary Kole, who continues to offer great insight and guidance as I write more about LaLa’s journey towards self-awareness. Thank you for your wisdom and Kid Lit experience!
About Mary Kole
After earning an English and Theatre BA at Santa Clara University, Mary Kole began her career freelance writing for newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times. After completing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of San Francisco, she interned in the children’s editorial department at Chronicle Books in San Francisco. She went on to read for the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, one of the oldest and most prestigious children’s book literary agencies in America. She became a Senior Literary Manager and founder of the children’s book department at Movable Type Management in New York City. In 2013, she left to finally pursue her first love, editorial work, full-time. Her website Kidlit.com has inspired thousands of aspiring writers with articles on the writing craft and getting published.