Why is this website called Writelighter?

Back in 2013, Eleyne-Mari Sharp (pronounced “Elaine Marie”) 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.

Who is Eleyne-Mari Sharp?

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Eleyne-Mari 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 experience?

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


What books has she authored?

To date, Eleyne-Mari has written six books, including Inn Lak'ech: A Journey to the Realm of Oneness, Seaglass Christmas: A Little Blessing Mystery, Mad About Hue: A Memoir in Living Color, and Write Awake: A Conscious Path to Creativity and Change. Eleyne-Mari's writing is also featured in two anthologies: How I Found the Write Path and Simply Color for Everyday Living.  

Does she have any other 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 does Eleyne-Mari write so much about being a conscious writer? Why is it so important?

Eleyne-Mari has been following a spiritual path for many years. Along the way, she became mindful of the energies of every living thing, including color, plants, and crystals. She shares what she has learned about these connections to inspire readers and writers to open their hearts and develop their highest potential.

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, spiritual aromatherapy, and crystal therapy. She is currently studying sound healing.


How does Eleyne-Mari pay it forward?

She volunteers her time and expertise to host Ascension Cabin at Camp NaNoWriMo 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.

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.