This is What Writing a Book Actually Looks Like

“If you can quit, quit. If you can't, you're a writer.” – R.A. Salvatore What's it like to write a book? Whenever I hear this question, I find myself wearing a weary smile. Many writers—especially those new to the trade—romanticize the process. They envision tapping away in the silence of a cozy office, stuffed with books [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on This is What Writing a Book Actually Looks Like

Young Author Spotlighted in eBella Magazine’s “Age Sets No Boundaries”

Elizabeth Carlton is featured in the November issue of eBella Magazine, a Southwest Florida publication dedicated to empowering and inspiring women of all ages. Youngest of the four inspiring ladies featured in the write-up, she discusses why she believes age sets no boundaries. "I was really excited about this interview," Carlton said. "It touches on [...]

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3 Hurdles You’ll Face When Writing a New Book

3 Hurdles You'll Face When Writing a New Book Writing a new book is a monumental task. Most aspiring writers struggle to make it past the beginning stages. You don't have to be new to the trade to struggle with this process. As a published author drafting her third book, I still find myself facing [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Hurdles You’ll Face When Writing a New Book

Elli Featured in Blogging Tips Video

Recently, Elli filmed a video with iPartnerMedia discussing a few basic blogging tips that will help businesses and professionals improve the performance and syndication of their posts. Click below to check it out or read her blog on... well, blogs on iPartnerMedia's website!

By | June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Elli Featured in Blogging Tips Video

Right in Front of You

There comes this moment. This weird, strange, awkward moment when a single glance across the table makes you question everything you thought you knew. Inside familiar eyes sits a soundless confession. Your heart stumbles over clumsy beats that stutter with your thoughts. You think surely not. It couldn't be. Not him. Not me. You try [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Right in Front of You

In Hope We Walk

"There must be a fire in me because I can see my breath. Feels like a Miles Davis style solo, circa '46. Still, I write down the sacred things you show to me because my mind forgets what my heart once did see... Life will write the words, but you choose your own melody." - [...]

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Asking the Tough Questions

“When a man is set to destroy another, nothing can stop him from trying. All Chivalry’s Code does is guide us, cousin. It teaches us to honor our word and do what is right by friend and enemy alike. That is not a trap. That is purpose." “General Redwood used your purpose against you.” “Aye. [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Asking the Tough Questions

Author Hosts Writing Workshop

Recently, Elli conducted a writing workshop for 6 English classes at Clewiston High School (CHS) where she covered the basic elements of an outline, how to develop characters, and how to create tension within a scene. Afterward, she took time to meet with students one-on-one to discuss their own short stories and give constructive feedback [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Author Hosts Writing Workshop

Learning How to Fly

"Long ago and far away I walked the forest, wide and deep. And when I reached the highest mountain; and when I swam the seven seas; and everywhere I turned; there was yearning. There was only yearning." - Infinitus I've been searching my heart and mind for something to say this month. I promised letters, [...]

By | February 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Learning How to Fly

What It Means to Live

“Tobiano had stood by the rogue, believing in him even after Jaspur stopped believing in himself. Throughout the years, he had watched his pupil wrestle with a profound guilt… Tobiano had tried to press upon him the importance of purpose. He preached the bigger picture: rescue Jaspur’s people; restore Nevaharday; reunite the rahee and re’shahna. [...]

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