Name: Debra Gray Elliott
Book Title: From Ashes of Pity into Beauty of Purpose
Genre(s): Christian non-fiction/inspiration
Tell us a little about yourself? Perhaps something not many people know?
I started writing when I was 15 and have been writing for over forty years. I enjoy writing and have written in different genre’s. Not many people know I am very shy.
What made you want to become a writer?
Henry David Thoreau. I love Thoreau’s work and in high school went to a play about his life and it inspired me to start writing.
Million dollar question, are you working on another book?
Yes. I am currently working on a grief devotional for parents whom have lost a child. The book is based on my loss of my daughter Ashley.
Have you written any other books that are not published?
Yes. I have a YA speculative fiction I have written, but not published.
What is/are your book(s) about?
From Ashes of Pity into Beauty of Purpose started out as a way for me to release my anger and hurt after having an abortion at the age of 16. The first few chapters began has blog post to help other women suffering in silence and I decided to go further because I knew the words could and would help others. From Ashes of Pity into Beauty of Purpose brings emotionally charred women out of the pits of fire, through the ashes into the beauty of purpose. With the direction of God, hurting women weather through the painful journeys, become women of spiritual beauty, find God's purpose, and learn to live again.
Who is your favorite author?
My favoirte authors are Henry David Thoreau and Kahlil Gibran
What gives you inspiration for your book(s)?
Many things have given me inspiration for my books. However, I would have to say that those who have suffered like myself is my main inspiration.
What do your friends and family think of your writing?
They are very supportive.
Do you do book tours?
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Twitter Handle: @debraannelliott
Facebook Page Link: https://www.facebook.com/authordebragrayelliott/
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