About Your Instructor
Ellen is the creator/instructor of online grammar refresher courses that have served over 43,000 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 children’s storybook Paragon and Jubilee.
Ellen brings a personal touch to online education by inviting student questions. Students graduate from Grammar Lion with a new understanding of English grammar and a new belief in their writing ability.
Ellen's educational philosophy extends to dogs and the canine-human connection. She promotes personalized training methods and the elimination of neck-choking collars. She's the inventor/maker of the all-in-one Dog-Kind™ Harness.
When she's not teaching, writing, or editing, you can find Ellen out and about with her rescue pooch, Hallmark.