Elissa was born and raised in Southeastern, Massachusetts in a little farm town by the harbor. She grew up fascinated with all things whimsical and a strong love for animals. At the ripe old age of ten she wrote her first short story which was published in the school library, she thought that was pretty cool! As she grew so did her passion for reading and she was soon inspired to begin writing stories again. She likes to keep them hidden in treasure chests around her house.
She is married to her best friend and has two lively sprites who inspire madness, love and a sense of humor in her. They also have a menagerie of animals, a dog, three cats and a horse.