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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

Share a Snippet 2018 – ROUND TWO!!

We’re at Day 45 of the 2018 Winter Writing Festival , and we’re starting to see the finish line approach!! Before we say goodbye to the Festival for another year, I’m eager to see another glimpse of the WORDS everybody’s been writing since we started. Our first round of Sharing Snippets was really fun….so let’s […]

How to Get “Tight” (Ruby Reprise)

“Needs tightening.” My least favorite comment. I hate tightening.  Hate it at the gym.  Hate it with my household budget.  Really, really hate it with my writing. I love the luxuriance of books, the lavishness of language.  Back in first grade, I always needed extra sheets of story-paper for Writing Time, and never got around […]

Share A Snippet!!

We’re 16 days into the 2018 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 or 45 minutes of sprinting […]

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

The Eighth Annual Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival is fabulously under way, with the Ruby Sisters and dozens of their always-talented friends writing their hearts out! Yesterday we completed our FIRST FULL WEEK, so today it’s time to officially check in! If you’re reading this on the Festival website (the blue site), jump on […]

Let the 2018 Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival BEGIN!!!

**Finding out about the Festival after January 10? No worries!! Just jump right in and join us. Give yourself however many bonus points you need to catch up, and get writing!!!** And here come some of our favorite words of the year: We now declare the Eighth Annual Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival OPEN! […]

Goal Setting Advice for the 2018 Winter Writing Festival!!

The Festival starts next week! The Festival starts next week!! (Wednesday, 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 […]

Announcing the 2018 Winter Writing Festival!!!

Needing a special gift for your writer self? The Rubies have one for you: THE EIGHTH ANNUAL RUBY SLIPPERED SISTERHOOD WINTER WRITING FESTIVAL STARTS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10, 2018!!! If you’ve joined us for the Winter Writing Festival any time during the past seven years, you know it can be a tremendously productive time, with lots […]

Announcing the Winner of the 2017 Halloween Hop!!

We had fun giving away all our virtual candy, and we hope you had a blast searching for it (and finding some great new books and other prizes along the way!) We had lots of Trick-or-Treaters participating, and now we’ve got the winner of our $100 Grand Prize Amazon Gift Card!! Her name is announced […]

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