Ellen L. Gilmer is a published author, speaker and performance artist living in New York City. She has spoken and performed internationally and enjoys sharing her experiences with others. She has published two books with the Pentland Press Ltd. and Carnegie Publishing Ltd. in England: La Belle Famille, a novel, and Free Style Run of the Heart, a book of dramatic monologues with poetic songs, and she is now an active KDP Amazon publisher. Ellen is also a correspondent for the International Press Association and a Cultural Ambassador for the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England. Ellen also writes with the author names of Louella Gilm and Elena Gilverte. She is always interested in comments and feedback from her readers.