Elissa Kane is a freelance writer based in North Carolina. For the past several years, Elissa has written for publishers like Northridge Publishing, F+W Media, and Interweave. She is now trying her hand at fiction. Her first novel — A Deadly Melody— is currently a work in progress.

For 15 years, she utilized her English degree while working the many facets of trade book publishing from proofreading a first draft manuscript to production to promoting books at trade shows. She currently works as a legislative research assistant.

When she is not researching ways to murder someone discreetly, you can find Elissa jamming to her Spotify playlists, watching British mysteries, working on her latest crochet project, and spouting off random ’80s pop culture trivia facts to whomever will listen.

Learn more about Elissa — and check out her current projects — at ElissaKane.com.