Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Eleyne-Mari Sharp (pronounced "Elaine-Marie") is a visionary with many interests and a very eclectic background. A former Air Force brat, she lived in Texas, Alaska, Mississippi, Italy, and Germany during her first 17 years. She lives in Rhode Island with her retired yacht captain husband, Nicholas, and their mischievous little furbabies, Tim and Holly.

What is her writing background?

Since 1980, she has worked as a professional writer/copywriter/editor for television shows, advertising agencies, publishing companies, film festivals, and screenwriting conferences.

Does she have any works in progress?

Yes, she does! She is currently working on a spiritual play and two Inn Lak'ech sequels: Moonwater Beach and Lightmover: The Illumination of Silver Violet.

Why is this website called Writelighter?

Back in 2013, Eleyne-Mari Sharp coined the term "writelighter" to describe her intention to pay it forward by mentoring and encouraging her fellow writers to manifest positive change through the written word.


How does Eleyne-Mari write for a better world?

Eleyne-Mari is passionate about making a difference. Whether it is fiction or nonfiction, she writes to inspire readers to open their minds to new possibilities and to promote empathy and change. 

Besides being a writer, what other credentials does Eleyne-Mari have?

In addition to being a writer, she is a writing muse, jewelry designer, and radio show host/producer. Eleyne-Mari earned certifications in color therapy, sound healing, spiritual aromatherapy, and crystal therapy. 

How do I join Eleyne-Mari's mailing list?

Eleyne-Mari has two newsletters. When you sign up on this website, you will receive her personal journey updates. When you subscribe on Substack, you will receive her Writelighter newsletter about conscious and creative writing.

How do I contact Eleyne-Mari for an interview?

Thank you for asking. At this time, Eleyne-Mari is accepting interviews via email only.  Click here for Press Kit.

How does Eleyne-Mari pay it forward?

She volunteers her time and expertise to host the Writers for The Planet website and the First Write 24-hour writing marathon on New Year’s Day. Eleyne-Mari also donates a percentage of her website proceeds to environmental causes.

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