Elise Daniel

Head of Publishing


Elise a writer of all sorts, whether ghostwriting or collaborating, and publishing agent. She loves nothing more than encouraging thought leaders and authors to share their gifts with the world and help them achieve their publishing goals. She serves as our firm’s head of publishing and is based in the Washington, DC area.

Previously, Elise worked as a press secretary on Capitol Hill and as a senior writer for a non-profit. She is passionate about communicating tough issues in clear, simple ways. She lives with her husband and kids in northern Virginia wine country.


James Madison University 
Bachelor in Business Administration / Economics

Fun Facts

Elise published a book with her doctor, Dr. John Bruchalski, Two Patients (Ignatius Press, 2022).

She homeschools her children and considers herself a connoisseur of children's literature, local puppeteers, Virginia wineries, and coffee shops.
March 31, 2020
How to Define Your Voice as a Thought Leader

Creating great content is a journey, and it can be hard to know if you are headed in the right direction. After you've defined your audience, you’ll want to take a turn and think about how you sound to your audience.

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February 19, 2020
This Important Step Will Transform Your Content

You can’t just dive into blogging without thinking through a few things that will help guide the content you create. A key step is to decide how you want your content to impact your audience.

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January 29, 2020
Do This Before You Create Any Content

Before you start creating any content, there’s one thing you should do: Get to know your audience as well as you know a good friend.

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October 3, 2019
How to Promote Your Book Through Op-ed Publishing

Building your online platform is a major key to successfully launching your book. Publishing an opinion piece online is a great way to drive a conversation and establish yourself as a thought leader in your space, and increase book sales.

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