Ellen Ricks Title: Writer Education: SUNY Potsdam Location: Upstate New York Expertise: Fashion, astrology, spirituality, mental health, LGBTQ+, dating Ellen Ricks has been a freelance writer since 2016, covering fashion, mental health, LGBTQ+ issues, sex and dating, and astrology.She has written for Teen Vogue, HelloGiggles, Bustle, HuffPost, StyleCaster, Astrology.com, Horoscope.com, and more.She is also an astrologer, working in the field for several years, blending astrology and fashion. Experience Ellen Ricks have been a full time freelance writer since 2016, covering fashion, mental health, LGBTQ+, astrology, spirituality, pop culture, and dating. She has written for Teen Vogue, HelloGiggles, Bustle, HuffPost, StyleCaster, and more. Ellen is also an astrologer and contributes to Horoscope.com and Astrology.com. Education Ellen received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in creative writing with a minor in communications from SUNY Potsdam. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.