Creating ripples in the space time continuum

ultimately altering future realities in the 3rd dimension.


Ellis Nelson has served as an Air Force officer, government contractor, and teacher. She writes for children and young adults largely under the newly emerging category of visionary fiction. Having returned from living abroad in Europe, she now calls Colorado home. Visit her website to learn more about her and what she’s working on (www.ellisnelson.com).

Email contact: himalayaspencerellis(at)yahoo.com.  You may also friend Ellis Nelson on FACEBOOK or follow on TWITTER. The website for young readers is located here at https://ellisnelsonbooks.wordpress.com/.

Favorite Quote:

“And if the book is too difficult for grown-ups, write it for children.”                                                                                                                                                     Madeleine L’Engle 


See BOOKS page for more about the books.

My new book will be released soon! News to follow.


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  1. Sherrey Meyer · May 23, 2015

    Hi Ellis, and thanks for visiting my blog and liking my review of A Portrait of Love and Honor. Also, thank you for writing for readers who, in the past, have somehow been left out of our literary efforts–middle school and YA.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. A. J. Lee · July 3, 2015

    Hi, Thanks for dropping by and liking my blog 🙂


  3. 2ndhalfolife · August 7, 2015

    Thanks for stopping by!


  4. ellisnelson · August 10, 2015

    Congratulations on your book, Tea on the Great Wall!


  5. ellisnelson · August 16, 2015

    I’m glad you were there for her. I wish more in the field had an open mind to the range of human experience possible. The genre of visionary fiction is just starting to emerge as a force. You might want to check out the Visionary Fiction Alliance. Good luck with your writing. It’s certainly a hard genre to find a publisher for. I’ll take a look at your site. Thanks for commenting!

    Liked by 2 people

    • Gia · August 16, 2015

      Well, although I had fun writing it, I don’t see myself as a writer (yet?)….but I love reading those kinds of books – and am sometimes in search for books for my clients (teenagers/YA)….
      I haven’t been aware of the genre “Visionary Fiction” but just checked it out and will definitely use that as a searchterm in the future. Sounds just like what I’m looking for. THANKS so much


    • Michael D. Austin · November 18, 2016

      Hhhmm. Visionary Fiction Alliance? Not that I was looking for a genre in this moment, but I didn’t know it existed. Your quote by Madeline L’Engle comes to mind in this context. Two and a half years ago I mentioned her book, “A Wrinkle in Time,” from the podium at “The Moth,” as I recounted a precognitive dream. When I did I heard cheers of approval and identification.


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  7. ellisnelson · September 30, 2015

    The blogs are my only published pieces outside of the two books. I write a lot on spirituality and hope some of those topics resonate with you.

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  8. ellisnelson · December 7, 2015

    I describe a little of it under books- How this book came into the world.


  9. ellisnelson · December 9, 2015

    Thanks, YemYola!


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  12. ellisnelson · April 29, 2016

    Thanks, Mastout!


  13. ellisnelson · May 26, 2016

    AFROTC from 79-83. Active duty 83-87. I was at Wright-Patt working in acquisitions.


  14. ellisnelson · June 22, 2016

    There are lots of great hiking places out here. Colorado can be a wonderful place. Although it’s hard for a liberal New Yorker to get my mind around the conservative, gun loving, Bible belt tradition that runs deep in most of the state. Denver and Boulder suit me better than the Springs. The Springs also does not like supporting schools or libraries. Hard environment for a writer.


  15. Mum E. · July 20, 2016

    HI, thanks for liking my Watercolour Monogammed post. I appreciated it much.


  16. John Eden · July 31, 2016

    Thanks for the visit to my blog, Shunyata’s Apprentice, and thanks for liking! I get very little feedback, so appreciate it when someone takes the time to click in… 🙂 I’m also an AF vet, Vietnam ’70-’71 – and I’ve written a book as well, tho only published online so far! It’s A War Journal at http://www.hoyama.org if you’re interested.


  17. mstuart720 · August 10, 2016

    Hi Ellis, thanks for your feedback. …. It also gave me the opportunity to find you and find out what you have written.


  18. Cookie Crumbs · August 13, 2016

    Hi Ellis! Thanks for stopping by and liking my review of “When Breath Becomes Air.” Your book, “Elephants Never Forgotten” sounds quite interesting. Thanks again!

    Liked by 1 person

  19. arcbookblog · September 28, 2016

    Hi Ellis, thanks for liking my review of The Final Empire


  20. Kimba · September 30, 2016

    Hello! Thank you for liking my post!


  21. Dini V · October 6, 2016

    Hello Ellis! Thank you for liking my blog post on Awakening through Writing.


  22. flaviolius · October 7, 2016

    Thank you for visiting my blog and liking The Emperor’s Railroad!


  23. AnotherWanderer · October 16, 2016

    Hello! I know you don’t often derange from book analysis but I nominated you for a three day quote challenge. It’s a small and simple challenge where you share a quote each day and nominate three other bloggers for the challenge. You can read the rules about it here: https://throughfantasyandreality.wordpress.com/2016/10/16/day-1-of-3-days-quote-challenge/
    Usually I’m not into this kind of things but it seemed great to me to share other bloggers as well as to be shared.
    I also understand if you wish to leave this alone.
    Have a nice day!


  24. garyblaise · October 19, 2016

    Hi Ellis — With a school-aged child, I’m happy to have become acquainted with your books. I’m curious, did you have a particular interest in the consciousness mystery? Thanks again for visiting! — Gary Blaise


  25. anne leueen · November 4, 2016

    Hello! Thank you for stopping by and liking my reviews of two children’s books. You are moving to Belgium! I think you will find it a very interesting place. Best wishes for your move.


  26. bridie83. · November 4, 2016

    Hi Ellis,
    Thank for your attention to my blog.
    Have a wonderful time in Brussels!
    Success with your travel companions.



  27. Ray Laskowitz · November 7, 2016

    Thank you for stopping by Storyteller. — Ray


  28. jenny · November 16, 2016

    Hi Ellis – I love that name! Thanks for stopping by and liking my post “Thanks’receiving’! I love what you’re doing. I’ll have to check out your book for my granddaughter, although she’s only 7 and may not quite be old enough yet. Anyway, I appreciate the encouragement and am reminded that we are all in this together. Jenny


  29. gheckey · November 21, 2016

    Thank you for visiting my blog! Good luck in Belgium!!


  30. nancypartridge · November 30, 2016

    Hey Ellis, Thanks for liking my blog post….and good luck moving to Brussels! I have friends who come from Brussels – it should be an inspiring place to write.


  31. wendyunsworth · December 8, 2016

    Thanks for visiting my blog and all best wishes for your move in the coming weeks. Have a lovely Christmas!


  32. oneta hayes · December 10, 2016

    You are an active lady as confirmed by all these comments from bloggers who came visiting because you left a calling card. Thanks for liking my Coming, Bare and Helpless.

    Liked by 1 person

  33. Time Traveler · December 15, 2016

    Hi Thanks for reading my post on WordPress. Love to meet authors. will look at more of your posts as time permits. There just isn’t enough time to read as much as I want.


  34. Time Traveler · December 15, 2016

    Love the little Elephant. I need to write more, but time and other things get in the way. I try to set my mental alarm clock for around 6 to 7 depending what time I get to bed to write. It works most of the time.


  35. ElizabethMarieNyc · December 23, 2016

    Lucky you enjoy Brussels & pray N.Y.C. stays a state for democracy within this flawed republic


  36. helentastic67 · December 28, 2016

    Love it when the About-Page is used appropriately. A great snapshot of who and what you’re actually about!

    Liked by 1 person

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  38. Sonnische · January 20, 2017

    Thanks for stopping by to like my blog, your publishing successes inspire me!

    Liked by 1 person

  39. helentastic67 · January 22, 2017

    Thank you so very much. I appreciate the visit. Please come again. Cheers,H


  40. Jude · April 10, 2017

    Many thanks for visiting my blog and leaving me a Like! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  41. Lidia Kenig-Scher · May 10, 2017

    Hi Ellis. How kind of you, a terrific author to click the star button below my last post, Just watching and like it! I am truly honor, for I enjoyed the marvelous pictures of the Royal Gardens and the narrative. I love Alice was a real girl. Touching!


  42. Joel · September 21, 2017

    Thanks for liking my review of “Schindler’s List on my blog: “Fiction for Dudes. Ladies Welcome.”

    Liked by 1 person

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