Author Archives: Ellie Masters

About Ellie Masters

Just enjoying and exploring a passion for writing science fiction, fantasy, and romance...

Ellie’s Monthly Book Update

What’s coming this month?Ivy, book 4 in the Ties that Bind: Auction night series is releasing on April 8th! Gah! That’s right around the corner. It’s sizzling hot and we finally get to spend time with Master Edge (~le swoon)!!! … Continue reading

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Stranded on a Desert Island

Ever been stranded on a deserted island? Yeah, me either BUT if I were – these three books are a total necessity: I would NEED Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series. It’s simply amazing writing and world-building and honestly, I could re-read … Continue reading

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To Read or Not To Read Reviews?

In the author community, we segregate into two different camps. Those who read our reviews…Those who don’t… I fall into the first category. You might wonder why would an author NOT read their reviews? It’s a great question and there … Continue reading

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Vision Boards (and why I hate them)

Show my story outline/vision board? These are terrifying words. My process is NO process. I’d love to think I was one of those writers who was totally OCD with a picture-perfect story outline and vision board, but the truth is … Continue reading

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Reflecting on FOUR years of publishing

Way way way back before I ever published, I ran across a very talented critique partner in Critique Circle. This is an online forum where aspiring writers come together to critique each other’s works and improve upon their craft. I … Continue reading

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I need to confide in you!

I need to confide in you. Recently, I had to delete over 5000 words, that’s about two chapters worth of content because my characters were going off-script. I tell you, these people in my head DO NOT like following directions. … Continue reading

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The Ties that Bind: Auction Night…The cast of MICHELLE

Meet the cast of MICHELLE from the Auction Night series in The Ties that Bind. Don’t forget to PREorder your copy! elliemasters.com/Michelle Michelle is a vivacious blonde bombshell who’s often been compared to Marilyn Monroe. Deeply submissive, she’s in love with … Continue reading

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A look into the Creation of Forest’s Fall

I wanted to share an intro from one of my blog posts aptly titled: The Agony of Forest’s FALL… I’m about a third of the way into writing Forest’s FALL. This story is going to be bigger than I originally … Continue reading

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A Tale of Ellie’s Misadventures

It’s not often I get excited about peopling, but Jet is making me break out of my shell. We have a kayak trip planned with a couple we’ve been ‘dating.’….. Yeah, you heard that right…we’re building couple relationships. Is this … Continue reading

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What is an unpopular literary or bookish opinion you have?

For me…this is difficult. I’m highly opinionated, yet I rarely share my opinions with others. I kind of live by the philosophy of LIVE AND LET LIVE. But in thinking about this, I’m going to go counter to the grain … Continue reading

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