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Virginia Aronson

Virginia Aronson - Editor

Deerfield Beach, Florida

As the author of many published books, a professional editor and ghostwriter, I help new writers make their dreams come true.

Overview

Originally from Boston, I live in South Florida where I run Write By The Beach, an editing and ghostwriting service. My own books, both fiction and nonfiction, have been published by big New York houses and small indie presses. I know what it takes and how difficult it is to make the dream of publishing a book come true. I love to help others as they strive toward this doable goal.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Literature Poetry Romance Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Health & wellbeing Medicine & Nursing & Dentistry Religion & Spirituality Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Writer/Editor

Write By The Beach

January, 2000 – Present (almost 17 years)

Editing and ghostwriting services for individuals, businesses, and publishers; coaching and hand holding for new writers.

Freelance Writer and Editor

self-employed

October, 1985 – January, 2000 (over 14 years)

Writing and editing books and other materials, both fiction and nonfiction.

Health and Nutrition Writer

Harvard University School of Public Health

September, 1980 – September, 1985 (about 5 years)

Wrote articles and columns for national magazines and published books on nutrition and health. Ghostwriting, consulting, working with publishers, and educating students and general audiences were all part of the job.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

My Resurrected Heart: A Codependent's Journey to Healing

Diane Jellen

The story of one woman's life with an alcoholic spouse will resonate with anyone dealing with a loved one's addiction. After her husband moved out, author Diane Jellen sought professional counseling and learned that she had played a leading role in the family drama. In order to achieve spiritual and emotional recovery, she had to deal with her own issues including, denial. stigma of addiction,... read more

The story of one woman's life with an alcoholic spouse will resonate with anyone dealing with a loved one's addiction. After her husband moved out, author Diane Jellen sought professional counseling and learned that she had played a leading role in the family drama. In order to achieve spiritual and emotional recovery, she had to deal with her own issues including, denial. stigma of addiction,... read more

White House Family Cookbook

Henry Haller

More than 250 First Family recipes; a historic treasury of American cooking. Chef Haller entertains with tidbits of presidential lore and his memories of life upstairs and down. 8 pages of color photos.

More than 250 First Family recipes; a historic treasury of American cooking. Chef Haller entertains with tidbits of presidential lore and his memories of life upstairs and down. 8 pages of color photos.

The Blow Off

Mickey J. Corrigan

One long, hard night of working the streets is more than enough for twenty-five-year-old Shea O'Grady, a Boston-based grad student. She just doesn't have the stomach for it. Or the lips. So she comes up with a better way to use her youthful sexiness to pay off her debts. When she shares her plan to seduce and rob johns with her nasty tempered pimp, he agrees to fence her take for a generous cu... read more

One long, hard night of working the streets is more than enough for twenty-five-year-old Shea O'Grady, a Boston-based grad student. She just doesn't have the stomach for it. Or the lips. So she comes up with a better way to use her youthful sexiness to pay off her debts. When she shares her plan to seduce and rob johns with her nasty tempered pimp, he agrees to fence her take for a generous cu... read more

Songs of the Maniacs (Modern Dreams)

Mickey J Corrigan

When the real you is someone you don't know, then you sing the songs of the maniacs.From her office at a mental health institute outside what appears to be Miami, a troubled young woman counsels deeply disturbed clients while coping with her own heightening concerns. These include frightening consciousness lapses, violent memories of a high school sexual relationship, a menacing stalker, and a... read more

When the real you is someone you don't know, then you sing the songs of the maniacs.From her office at a mental health institute outside what appears to be Miami, a troubled young woman counsels deeply disturbed clients while coping with her own heightening concerns. These include frightening consciousness lapses, violent memories of a high school sexual relationship, a menacing stalker, and a... read more

Geekus Interruptus

Mickey J. Corrigan

*Re-released with a new cover and minor copy edits after original publisher closed* Short Story: 12,250 words Marcy Margate has it all: she's young, rich, and built like Barbie. She isn't the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but the girl's got sass and spunk to spare. Plus, she's sizzling hot. When her marriage to a real live genius starts to dim and grow cool, she's tempted to fool around wi... read more

*Re-released with a new cover and minor copy edits after original publisher closed* Short Story: 12,250 words Marcy Margate has it all: she's young, rich, and built like Barbie. She isn't the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but the girl's got sass and spunk to spare. Plus, she's sizzling hot. When her marriage to a real live genius starts to dim and grow cool, she's tempted to fool around wi... read more

Rosemonte

Judith Brooker

Have you ever felt like your life wasn’t what it should be? Sure, on paper you might look good, but in reality, not so much. Meet Julia Daniels, a single woman in her twenties living in Philadelphia. She’s a nice Jewish girl who has abandoned her not so hot baking business to sell plots at Rosemonte Cemetery. The money is good, but the people are freaks. And her boss is the biggest jackass eve... read more

Have you ever felt like your life wasn’t what it should be? Sure, on paper you might look good, but in reality, not so much. Meet Julia Daniels, a single woman in her twenties living in Philadelphia. She’s a nice Jewish girl who has abandoned her not so hot baking business to sell plots at Rosemonte Cemetery. The money is good, but the people are freaks. And her boss is the biggest jackass eve... read more

Smart for Life

Sasson Moulavi

Sasson Moulavi, M.D., is the Medical Director of Smart for Life Weight Management Centers headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Sass is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate training at McGill University in Montreal. He holds Board Certification in Bariatric Medicine and is a member of the American Society ... read more

Sasson Moulavi, M.D., is the Medical Director of Smart for Life Weight Management Centers headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Sass is a graduate of the University of Toronto where he received the degree of Doctor of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate training at McGill University in Montreal. He holds Board Certification in Bariatric Medicine and is a member of the American Society ... read more

Rising Above Mercury

Nancy Seagal CCH

Author Nancy Seagal captivates her audience by sharing her deeply personal and highly informative true life story of unexplained illness, medical ignorance, and remarkable recovery. For twelve years, Nancy was sick with an undiagnosed and repeatedly misdiagnosed illness. She was hospitalized a number of times for severe pain and intermittent paralysis. At times confined to a wheelchair or had ... read more

Author Nancy Seagal captivates her audience by sharing her deeply personal and highly informative true life story of unexplained illness, medical ignorance, and remarkable recovery. For twelve years, Nancy was sick with an undiagnosed and repeatedly misdiagnosed illness. She was hospitalized a number of times for severe pain and intermittent paralysis. At times confined to a wheelchair or had ... read more

Celestial Healing: Close Encounters That Cure

Virginia Aronson

In this extraordinary new book, self-help health advocate Virginia Aronson explores a realm of alternative care far beyond the mainstream--the health-empowering "other world" of celestial healing and medical miracles through documented encounters with intelligent life from other dimensions. Includes: The true-life stories of people from politicians to housewives who have been cured of terminal... read more

In this extraordinary new book, self-help health advocate Virginia Aronson explores a realm of alternative care far beyond the mainstream--the health-empowering "other world" of celestial healing and medical miracles through documented encounters with intelligent life from other dimensions. Includes: The true-life stories of people from politicians to housewives who have been cured of terminal... read more

J'Adoube

Virginia Aronson

J'Adoube is an offbeat collection of short stories that together weave an enduring image of the loves and losses of a modern American woman, a girl who ran as far as she could, and then kept running. Written in alluring, almost hallucinatory prose, South Florida Spin is also funny and sharp, edgy and authentic, provocative and ultimately life-affirming. Virginia Aronson is the author of 28 non... read more

J'Adoube is an offbeat collection of short stories that together weave an enduring image of the loves and losses of a modern American woman, a girl who ran as far as she could, and then kept running. Written in alluring, almost hallucinatory prose, South Florida Spin is also funny and sharp, edgy and authentic, provocative and ultimately life-affirming. Virginia Aronson is the author of 28 non... read more

Gift of the Unicorn: The Story of Lue Gim Gong, Florida's Citrus Wizard (Pineapple Press Biography)

Virginia Aronson

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift. In China, the expression ""gift of the unicorn"" means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son. In 1860, a simple farming family was so blessed. The Lues named their baby boy with the sparkling bla... read more

Here is the story of Florida's citrus wizard, an immigrant boy from China who became a brilliant man who blessed the world with his horticultural gift. In China, the expression ""gift of the unicorn"" means a blessing from the gods to the most fortunate of parents: an exceptionally bright son. In 1860, a simple farming family was so blessed. The Lues named their baby boy with the sparkling bla... read more

Iguana Invasion!: Exotic Pets Gone Wild in Florida

Virginia Aronson, Allyn Szejko

Burmese Pythons are crawling across Florida from Lake Okeechobee to Key Largo. Hundreds of thousands of Green Iguanas relax along canals and on pool decks around the southern part of the state. And other non-native animals like seven-foot Nile Monitor Lizards and poop-tossing Rhesus Monkeys are scaring Florida residents.How did all these animals get into our public parks, canals and lakes, und... read more

Burmese Pythons are crawling across Florida from Lake Okeechobee to Key Largo. Hundreds of thousands of Green Iguanas relax along canals and on pool decks around the southern part of the state. And other non-native animals like seven-foot Nile Monitor Lizards and poop-tossing Rhesus Monkeys are scaring Florida residents.How did all these animals get into our public parks, canals and lakes, und... read more

Venus Williams (Galaxy of Superstars)

Virginia Aronson

- Traces the lives and careers of today's hottest starts- Great for reluctant readers- Attractive full-color covers and candid photos- Completely up-to-date biographies

- Traces the lives and careers of today's hottest starts- Great for reluctant readers- Attractive full-color covers and candid photos- Completely up-to-date biographies

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