Agent Kristin of Pub Rants has an interesting post on specific kidlit titles in the U.S. vs. the UK.
She also has a post on What UK Children's Editors Want.
Training Report: Two uninspired segments for the 365 Story Project. Some modest desk cleaning. However, my desk doesn't get anywhere near as horrible as it used to because I bought some horizontal files that look very much like this. The beauty of these things is that you can keep just as much garbage on your desk as you ever did, but it's organized so you are tricked into thinking your desk is clean.
That is important writing how-to knowledge that I'm passing on here. How to keep your desk from overwhelming you.