Ellen Field is the creator/instructor of online grammar refresher courses that have served over 43,000 students. She's worn a variety of editorial hats, including newspaper reporter and copy chief, personal essayist, website reviewer, writing coach, and developmental editor. She has a master's degree in writing from the Johns Hopkins University and is the author of the children’s storybook Paragon and Jubilee. Ellen brings a personal touch to online education by inviting student questions. Students graduate from her courses with a new understanding of English grammar and a new belief in their writing ability. Ellen's educational philosophy extends to dogs and the canine-human connection. She promotes personalized training methods and the elimination of neck-choking collars. She's the inventor/maker of the all-in-one Dog-Kind™Training Harness. When she's not teaching, writing, or editing, you can find Ellen out and about with her rescue pooch, Hallmark.