Prissy Elrod and her Mission
To communicate how, during a time of great despair, events far outside the ordinary caused two divergent southern cultures to bond and become the source of hope and love on a path to happily ever after.
Prissy Elrod is a professional speaker, artist, humorist, and the published author of Far Outside the Ordinary, a memoir. She was born and raised in Lake City, Florida, and now lives in Tallahassee with her husband. She earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida State University.
Far Outside the Ordinary has been described as Steel Magnolias meets The Help. Since the book was released, it has been profiled in multiple Florida and Georgia newspapers. Bloggers from California to New York have reviewed and shared her book with their readers, and Prissy has personally spoken or Skyped with over one hundred book clubs throughout the country.
She has been among the chosen authors for several writers' forums in Florida: Contemporary Women Authors of the South and Writers in the Round, part of a philanthropic education organization for women. In addition, she has been the keynote speaker to SunTrust, Merrill Lynch, the Florida Transportation Builders Association, Altrusa, and Friends of the Library and was the MC for Reader Meet Writer in Georgia.
She has been interviewed and broadcast on multiple syndicated radio programs throughout the country, featured on the cover of Tallahassee Woman magazine, spotlighted in Writer's Digest magazine, and featured in the national Pi Beta Phi Arrow magazine, and her butterfly cover was featured in the esteemed Print graphic design magazine after winning one of the top 350 best designs in the United States in 2014.