About Ellen

Award winning author, Ellen Fannon, is a practicing veterinarian, former missionary, and church pianist/organist. She originated and wrote the Pet Peeves column for the Northwest Florida Daily News before taking a two-year assignment with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board (1999-2001). She and her retired air force pilot-turned-pastor husband have been foster parents to more than forty children, and the adoptive parents of two sons. Her first novel, Other People’s Children, the humorous account of the life of a foster parent, was released November 2017 and is available at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Other-Peoples-Children-Ellen-Fannon/dp/1632134462.

She is a regular contributing author for One Christian Voice, and she has had stories published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Life Lessons Learned from the Dog, Divine Moments—Remembering Christmas, November 2019 and 2020; and her devotions appeared in Open Windows Fall 2020. Guideposts All God’s Creatures Daily Devotions has also contracted to use several of Ellen’s devotions in their 2022 edition. Ellen would love for you to follow her humor-at-everyday-life blog: https://www.ellenfannonauthor.com. Her humor blogs can also be viewed online at Northwest Florida Daily News: https://www.nwfdailynews.com/. She lives in Valparaiso, Florida, with her husband, sons, and assorted pets.