Mining for Heart: “Weaving in the Story’s Layers” by Elizabeth Brown

Beth Anderson, Children's Writer

I met Elizabeth Brown at a nonfiction retreat in 2016, and, in a round table session with an editor, I saw the beginning of this story. I’m so thrilled it’s now as a picture book! Thank you, Elizabeth for sharing your process of ensuring the balance of layers while also keeping your focus.

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Congrats to Sarah Meade, winner of THE WISH THAT GOT AWAY by Christine Evans!

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by Elizabeth Brown

When I first came up with the idea to write this story, I approached it as the story of how “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” became a song. Through my research, I discovered…

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