As the former editor-at-large for Beat to a Pulp webzine, Elaine worked directly with writers of all genres to develop stories for publication.
Today, she works with private clients, helping them shape manuscripts, acquire agents and land publishing deals. She also ghostwrites and edits for industry clients. West Coast Writers Conferences, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime SoCal, the Author Learning Center, and other respected organizations book her to lead workshops, moderate conference panels and speak. From intimate workshops to public podiums, Elaine inspires and energizes people to act upon their creative ideas and WRITE!
Under the pen name “Anonymous-9,” Elaine’s award-winning, bestselling crime fiction is included in numerous “Best of” lists every year. Her work has been praised by T. Jefferson Parker, Ray Garton, Douglas Lindsay, Robert Randisi and many others.