Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras

Kathryn and Ross Petras, sister-and-brother writing and editing team, love finding the right quotes for the right moment. They have compiled such bestsellers as “Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese,” “Don’t Forget To Sing in the Lifeboats,” “It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done,” and the calendar “The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said,” with over 5.2 million copies in print. Their most recent book is “Never Use a Long Word Where a Short One Will Do (and 299 Other Rules of Writing from Writers). Kathy lives in Seattle, Ross in Toronto.