About Your Instructor
Ellen is the creator and instructor of online grammar refresher courses that have served over 45,000 students. She's worn a variety of editorial hats, including newspaper reporter and copy chief, personal essayist, website reviewer, writing coach, and developmental editor.
She has a master's degree in writing from the Johns Hopkins University and is the author of the new book Comma Sense: Your Guide to Grammar Victory and the children’s storybook Paragon and Jubilee.
Ellen brings a personal touch to online education by encouraging students to share their questions and grammar insights. Grammar Lion students graduate with a new understanding of English grammar and a new belief in their writing ability.
When she's not teaching, writing, or editing, you can find Ellen out and about with her rescue pooch, Hallmark.