Tag Archives: @BethAin

February 25

Cold Feet, Warm Heart: A Content Reveal by Beth Ain

When I was 12, my father came out of the closet. Nowadays, that maybe doesn’t seem so shocking, but in 1980’s Pennsylvania, it was a bit of a thing. My parents were already long divorced, but this was new and worrisome and it became something I carried around with me and stashed in my locker […]

March 08

Butterfly Moments Are All Around—Let’s Go Catch Some by Beth Ain

Every time my children sit down to write something, they freeze.   “I don’t know what to write.” It is a mantra they repeat as when I open the refrigerator and say “I don’t know what to make for dinner.”   “What did you do in school today?” I might ask, willing a dinner idea […]

August 11

The Magic of Small Moments: A Cover Reveal for Izzy Kline Has Butterflies by Beth Ain

A couple of years ago, my daughter’s fourth grade teacher had the kids in her class work on a small piece of writing about a moment in their life—didn’t have to be a big one, but a memory, an adventure, something that had stayed with them. For weeks, they wrote and edited and re-wrote. They […]