Staton Rabin

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Staton Rabin has a B.F.A. in film from New York University. In addition to writing for children, she is a screenwriter; a popular speaker about the art, craft, and business of writing for film; and a veteran story analyst for Scr(i)pt magazine, screenwriters, and producers. Staton Rabin lives in Irvington, New York.

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Books by this Author

The Curse of the Romanovs
Betsy and the Emperor
Black Powder

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. “You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you've collected nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don't know about you, but I'd like to make today worth remembering.” (Prof. Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN).

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jane Eyre or Sherlock Holmes.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. If people who know me say I'm a kind and honest person and have integrity, that I would consider a great achievement.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. My mother's Greek spinach rolls (though we're not Greek).

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In the Oval Office, shaking President Obama's hand.

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