Elizabeth Fust started writing children’s stories early on, and entering into contests. Today, she’s loves NaNoWriMo, working with a startup to repurpose space debris, and and learning about shipwrecks, ghost towns, saints, and mountain biking in her state. She chats about her experience with illustrators, why she loves self publishing, and shares tips on how to craft stories that young children love.
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Elizabeth Fust, self-published picture book author and freelance writer by night and writer for a startup aerospace company by day. Website & Books | Facebook
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