Sarah: I always wanted to live in New York City. Miriam, Sarah’s sister: We called her “the corrupted sister.” From Bethlehem, Sarah went to Rutgers College. She wanted to major in theater, but her mother told her to study something “more practical.” Rich Aronson, father: like Economics. She chose English. Her favorite professor was Dr....Read More
Structure is freedom. This advice was given to me by the late, great Norma Fox Mazer. She told me: when you know what you are going to write…when you know what you want to say…it’s a whole lot easier to say it. She was the one who taught me: don’t worry about VOICE until you...Read More
When you read it in the ladies’ room, you KNOW it has to be true. What I love most about this photo? When I was having trouble with a manuscript, the great Deborah Brodie told me: Eat dessert first! In other words: write what you want to. Don’t worry about the hard scenes. OR the...Read More
Sometimes, the right quote comes just when you need it. And today, THAT was what I needed!!!!Read More
Sarah Aronson holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of one picture book, The Princess and the Pea: A Very Short Pop-Up, and three novels: Head Case, Beyond Lucky, Believe, and The Wish List.