Sarah Mlynowski quotes:

  • Yup, believe it: I was born on March 28, yet my name is April.

  • I've always wanted to be a part of that experience of writing to an audience that is just starting to fall in love with books. When I felt that my writing for adults had become cemented, I decided to write a YA series.

  • No one was perfect. But we all did the best we could. I guessed you had to forgive when you could, move on when you couldn't, and love your family and friends for who they were instead of punishing them for who they weren't.

  • I watch a lot of teen TV and read a lot of YA novels. I also talk to teens whenever I can. There are cultural differences between when I was a teen and now, but emotions - anger, angst, love - are the same.

  • In 'Bras & Broomsticks,' Rachel Weinstein gets the shock of her life when she discovers that her mom and her younger sister, Miri, are both... witches! In 'Frogs & French Kisses,' Rachel and her witchy family are back - Miri is busy zapping up ways to save the world, while Mom has gone boy crazy and become a magicaholic.

  • How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck chlamydia?

  • They write songs about California girls for a reason.

  • Just because a relationship ends, it doesn't mean it's not worth having.

  • Dad? Um, listen. I have kind of a crazy story for you....

  • Even though I knew my way around Facebook, Twitter terrified me. RT? OH? Hootsuite? Huh? My Twitter-savvy friends attempted to explain what a hashtag was, but, still mystified, I signed up for an online Twitter 101 class. Yes. I'm geeky like that.

  • Biological clock? I don't even own a watch.

  • I started a MySpace teen lit discussion group and invited people to join.

  • Funny how life messed with you.

  • I wonder-maybe the key is balance. Maybe it's about living in the moment while still keeping your eye on the big picture-on all the pictures.

  • Liking someone doesn't make you weak.

  • Part of me could do it. Run off and get married. But another part... Another part of me wondered if I could really trust anyone. If all relationships were all doomed.

  • When you go on vacation with people, you learn a lot about them.

  • I think that if you write what you love to read, that will be what your audience wants to read, too.

  • A guy who treats his mom well, treats his wife well.

  • I always work from an outline.

  • I love you: You imagine hearing the words from someone not related to you, someone not your best friend, but when someone you love, someone you dream about, actually says them, it makes your body melt and your breath get caught in your chest.

  • She said people found running to something easier than running from something.

  • Sometimes you don't need lightning to start a fire. Sometimes, it builds on its own.

  • We're all crazy. What's your specific form of crazy?

  • Why do you think people cheat?," I asked. "Because they're bored? Because they can? Because they're selfish and think they're entitled to anything they want? Because they don't think they'll get caught?

  • You can tell a lot about a person not just by their successes, but by how they deal with their setbacks

  • When I get married I'm going to make the marriage work. Getting married is forever, no matter what my spouse does.