About Elaine Witt

Fantasy and Romance Author. Based in Minnesota, USA, I enjoy writing memorable characters, laugh-out-loud moments, and anything fantastical. Coffee is almost always involved.

The Real Elaine Witt: The Sunshine Blog Thingy

Sunshine Blog

M’yeah…so I get to blame this Sunshine Blog Thingy, otherwise known as a round of rather interesting and nail-biting questions, on my dear, dear CP (i.e. crit partner), Anna Humphrey. What is this madness? A blog meme–and yes, I had Continue reading

Tears of Ink – The Inspiration Behind the Name

Tears of Ink

Why Tears of Ink? Several people have said to me, “Cool name for a blog! How did you come up with that?” Well, I’d love to say I was the mastermind behind the phrase, but I’m not. Yet it embodies Continue reading

Once Upon a Time

Why am I not writing about dragons?

Zombies, dwarves, and biker chicks? Oh my! You know, I never thought I’d write a novel about zombies and dwarves–think Lord of the Rings dwarves–that involved a love story wherein people didn’t get munched in gory detail. Especially given my preference for zombies who Continue reading

To Blog, or Not to Blog – That was the Question

Tears of Ink Blog Cover

Whether ’twas nobler for the writer to conquer The ideas and edits of insistent plot bunnies Or to launch her platform into an online sea And by blogging…well, you get the idea. Author disclaimer: I like Shakespeare a lot (and sometimes take Continue reading