About Elaine

Elaine is a fashion designer and fiction writer, and has worked in Italy, the US, and the UK, for over twenty years.  She continues to work freelance as a designer in order to fund her writing, as well as provide ample research opportunities for her stories. 
Combining her artist’s eye,  writer’s mind, quiet determination and razor-sharp gut instincts, Elaine creates stories through words, fashion and art.  Inspiration from any source is magic for Elaine, and the search for this keeps her moving on to new things and new places.  She follows her creative urges, always on the lookout for a new chapter in her own story.  
She lives in London and the North Essex coast with her partner, John, and their chocolate labrador, Jeff.
Elaine has completed her first novel, ‘Smoke and Broken Mirrors’, which she began writing during her time at The Faber Academy.  It has since been informally optioned in the U.S. for a T.V. series.  The novel remains unpublished, while she begins her second, and is still seeking agent representation.  
Please see the menu bar, if you would like to read a sample of Smoke and Broken Mirrors.

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