Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: First Place Winner Ellie Presner

Hi dear readers!

Here is an ‘author profile’ of me that Dan Alatorre put on his website, in the wake of my first-place win in the writing contest he hosted.

I’ll have more book news (hint: a second one is forthcoming) in the near future!

Meanwhile, here’s the link to my profile at Dan’s site.

Dan Alatorre

dan your humble host

The winners of April’s Word Weaver Writing Contest share their thoughts on the contest, writing in general, and other stuff.

Our first place winner in our first contest, Ellie Presner wrote an amazing story – but also lives one. Born and raised in Montreal, Ellie still lives her life there “to the fullest” as a freelance writer, editor and proofreader in the land of “bonjour-hi!”

“My writing credits include ‘Taking Back the Night,’ which was nominated for a National Magazine Award. Originally published in Homemaker’s Magazine, it was anthologized in Essays: Patterns and Perspectivesby Oxford University Press (1992). Another of my stories, “First Kiss,” was anthologized in The Issues Collection: Gender Issues, McGraw Hill Ryerson (1993). My other credits include magazine articles in Menz, Home and School, The Write Place and Gasp; I’ve also been published numerous times in the Montreal Gazette, The Downtowner

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4 thoughts on “Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: First Place Winner Ellie Presner

  1. This is so cool, Ellie! Congratulations! 🙂 There is no such thing as too many smileys and exclamation points! 🙂 ! 🙂
    (Or should that be: There are no such things as too many smileys and exclamation points. I’ll let the Grammar Cop decide ! 🙂 )


    1. Thanks, Yvonne!! He gives the link to my story! Just a bit of the way down, after my photo, in Italics. He wrote: We agree. Maybe that’s why we loved her entry so much.
      Now, for some writerly insights with our first grand prize winner.
      Here’s Ellie
      (Click HERE to read her winning entry).


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