Ellen has been an online educator since 2002, with more than 45,000 students enrolled in her online grammar refresher courses. Her students gain both a new understanding of English grammar and a new belief in their writing ability. In the face-to-face college classroom, Ellen has taught creative writing, developmental writing, and English composition. As an editor, she’s worn a variety of hats, including newspaper reporter and copy chief, personal essayist, website reviewer, writing coach, and developmental editor.
She earned her master’s degree in writing at the Johns Hopkins University and is the author of Comma Sense: Your Guide to Grammar Victory (Mango Publishing, January 2022) and the children’s storybook Paragon and Jubilee (Edgecliff, February 2010).