Welcome to my site where you can learn about me, peruse some of my work, and stay tuned for my children's book in progress, Emma the Only.
Emma teaser: An only child of older parents, Emma is accustomed to life in the suburbs of Seattle. Her parents want to uproot her to a different neighborhood with an attached home to accommodate her 85-year-old grandmother, who lives in Florida and can no longer live alone. Emma is very unhappy about this, until she receives the surprise of her life. Read more
“ I am wowed by your knowledge of writing, your skill and application, and your authentic focused and exacting words and messages. Your writing is powerful – a synthesis of life, experience, and expression that collides with power and vibrates with intelligence. Your gift is unmistakable."
- Carol Reich, writer
“Ellen’s stories and poetry are filled with soul, honesty, and deep reflections of life.
Her ability to create a story for children contains an amazing lesson but done in a comfortable way. Readers fall in love with her characters because we see a reflection of ourselves and our own neighborhoods."
- Doris Northstrom, creative writing instructor and author