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Elena's memoir GIRL, TAKEN - A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival won Gold literary award in 2019 at Global eBook Award competition. Elena’s story was the lead radio documentary on the BBC. Elena’s book was recognized in media and press: local news, on BBC worldwide and a talk show in London, UK.


Books by Elena Nikitina


About Elena Nikitina


Girl, Taken in Media


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Finding Literary Agent

Elena Nikitina, an award-winning author of the best-selling book Girl, Taken writes about the process of becoming a writer, including what it takes to get published and how to succeed and become a best-selling author. You will be inspired enough to turn your own life story into a book and learn how to overcome common writers' challenges.

Turn Your Life Story into a Book

Deal with Rejections

Finding a Literary Agent

Create Pitch Letter


Ruby Moon is a fiction fantasy writer, presents a series of fantasy tales for adults. The Silver Island is the first in a series of fantasy tales for adults with not necessarily happily ever after: about passionate love on an island that does not exist.

The Silver Island: tales for Grownups (with not necessarily happily ever after)

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