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Ruby Nickname:
Ruby Duchess

Hometown:
Bay Area, CA

Age:
old enough

GH Year(s)
2009

Completed Manuscript(s)
1

Genre(s):
everything

Started Writing:
as a babe

Day Job:
teacher

For Fun:
write, of course!

Blog Posts from Elisa

Welcome 2017 Golden Heart and RITA Finalists!!!

CONGRATULATIONS, 2017 FINALISTS!!! We hope you’re still floating on Cloud 9 after yesterday! RWA judges are tough, and nobody gets where you are without having written a FABULOUS book, so enjoy those well-deserved accolades!! (See the full slate of 2017 nominees here). We have a tradition here at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood of asking new […]

Closing Ceremonies for the 2017 Winter Writing Festival!

Oh, my goodness! Is it just me, or does the WWF go faster every year? Once again, we’ve reached DAY FIFTY! That means this is our final Check-In Tuesday, and time to extinguish the famous Writing Festival torch for another year.  You still have ALL DAY today to work towards your goals–nothing ends until midnight your time. […]

Share a Snippet, ROUND THREE!!!!!

It’s Day 45 of the the 2017 Winter Writing Festival, and we’re heading into the final last-push weekend!!! (Closing Ceremonies and our final Check-In happen on Tuesday!) I KNOW so many wonderful, intrepid, creative souls have been hard at work in the Chat Room Sprints and in your own personal writing caves writing amazing, moving, hilarious, […]

Share a Snippet, ROUND TWO!

Tomorrow we hit the HALFWAY POINT of the 2017 Winter Writing Festival (Day 25 out of 50!!), and once again I’m eager to see a little more of the WORDS everybody’s been writing since we started. Our first round of Sharing Snippets was really fun….so let’s all be brave again today and SHARE SHARE SHARE. In […]

Share a Snippet!

We’re 10 days into the 2017 Winter Writing Festival, and participants have spun out hundreds of thousands of new words, whether joining in the rsswwf.com writing sprints or working in the privacy of their own writing caves.  I love hearing folks in the Chat Room come back after  20 or 30 minutes of sprinting and say, […]

It’s Time for the Week One Check-In for the Winter Writing Festival!!

The Seventh Annual Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival is really rocking, with the Ruby Sisters and dozens of their always-talented friends writing their hearts out! Today we complete our FIRST FULL WEEK, and it’s time to officially check in! If you’re reading this on the Festival website (the blue site), jump on over to […]

Opening Ceremonies for the 2017 Winter Writing Festival!!!!

*Joining us after Jan 10? YES, you can still be part of the Festival!! Just give yourself whatever bonus points you need to for FINDING us, and jump right in!!* And here come some of our favorite words of the year: We now declare the Seventh Annual Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival OPEN! Let […]

Goal-Setting Advice for the 2017 Winter Writing Festival!

The Festival starts next week! The Festival starts next week!! (Tuesday, January 10, to be exact.) I hope you’re as excited as I am, and ready for some BIG PRODUCTIVITY through what could otherwise be the dreariest part of winter.  To help you get ready, I’m re-posting a blog from previous years about how to […]

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