I strive to write clean and Christ-focused Young Adult fiction that I would allow my own teens to read!

Join me on this journey as I navigate the publishing industry on my way to hopefully getting my current manuscript published.  

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Elise Haroldson

Christ-follower. Book Enthusiast. Library Lover.

Aspiring Young Adult Author

Elise serves in Middle School Ministry – as she has a heart for young teens and she desires to write God-glorifying stories for them. She is a Library Trustee and her work history includes Publisher Relations at Rainbow Resource Center.

Elise is the mom of three boys, twenty-five hens, and one tailless cat. She is living her 16-year “happily ever after” with her husband, Steve, in Central Illinois.

Elise loves traveling to her husband’s hometown of Park Rapids, MN, and her family’s dairy farm in Viola, WI. Their family has a goal to visit all the National Parks and they have visited eight thus far!


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