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Bec Nanayakkara

Bec Nanayakkara is a children’s author. Her stories weave together endearing characters, engaging narratives and themes to encourage growth mindsets.

Published by Affirm Press, her debut picture book will be released in 2023.

Latest Blog Posts

character safety plans

Safety Plans for Fictional Characters

October 8, 2021

A student safety plan lists the things which make the student feel comfortable or safe, and things which make the student feel uncomfortable or unsafe. […]

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Turning Negative Thoughts to Positive Thoughts

Create Positive Thoughts

September 15, 2021

With the right words we build our characters, create emotions and convey events in just the right way. But word choice shouldn’t be saved just […]

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successful submission

From Slushpile to Contract

August 25, 2021

I am over the moon to share that I recently signed a publishing contract with Affirm Press! My picture book manuscript is now in the […]

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