WELCOME and GIVEAWAYS!

My website has officially launched! After months of melding creativity with technical mumbo-jumbo, my wonderful web designer, Stefanie Gilmour of S. Gilmour Design has given me the green light.  Woo-hoo! To celebrate, I want to give something away! Ideally, it would be my book, BLIND SPOT, but since that isn’t due out until Fall 2012,… Read more »

The Apocolypsies

Laura joins the Apocolypsies – a group of YA and MG authors whose books are all coming out in 2012.

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Laura will be sending occasional email updates and event announcements to those interested. That includes first-hand and sometimes even exclusive invites to contests and giveaways! Please sign up to the mailing list to partake in the fun.

How I am Learning to ‘Pimp Myself’

Since I accepted my book offer from Karen Grove at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in mid-March, I have discovered there is volumes to be learned about marketing a book. Most of my education on this topic has come by way of The Apocalypsies, all 2012 debut authors who have banded together to help promote and support… Read more »

Laura’s Group Blogs

You can find Laura Ellen on the following group blogs: The Apocalypsies – Laura and over one hundred other 2012 debut authors blog here. Stop by for news on releases, signings, and other debut news! The Nightstand– For Books Both Sinister and Strange. Laura is a regular blogger with 15 other YA Paranormal and Thriller… Read more »

Five Tips for the Apocalypse

As a 2012 debut YA author, I belong to the Apocalypsies – a group of YA and MG authors whose books are all coming out in 2012. As part of our bio on the website, we are all listing five things in relation to the Apocalypse such as the five books we’d want with us,… Read more »

My Good News!

I am so excited to announce my pending publication! Here’s my agent, Jill Corcoran’s post: http://jillcorcoran.blogspot.com/2011/04/laura-ellens-debut-blind-spot-to.html

The New Year

>I opened this blog space in August of 2008 after attending the SCBWI conference in LA. Everyone was talking about their blogs and Facebook pages, and I thought, “I could do that!” But here it is January 5, 2009 and I haven’t once posted a blog! Why? Well, there was my novel – after three… Read more »