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Nov 25, 2021

Elissa and Idiscuss how her book was informed by her lived experience of having MS as well as going through ALICE training at her job, how the Twitter events Pitch Wars and PitMad led to her finding an agent, how she wrote 2 other books before clicking with the third, and how her best marketing move has been interfacing with readers in private FB groups.

Elissa is a former journalist who now works in higher education communications and marketing. Though she grew up among the lakes and trees of Northern Minnesota, Elissa now lives on the South Dakota prairie with her husband and children. Her blog posts about living with multiple sclerosis have appeared on the National MS Society online Momentum Magazine Blog. The Speed of Light is her debut novel. Her second novel, Iris in the Dark, is coming in June 2022 from Lake Union Publishing. 

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