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Melanie Steele

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Melanie is a writer, artist, and free-spirit who lives with her husband and daughter in Minnesota. To contact her, please send an e-mail to: She’d love to hear from you!

I love seeing download numbers. It’s great to read reviews. But my favorite thing by far is hearing that someone told others about my book. Word-of-mouth is the truest and most down-to-earth way that 13 YEARS IN AMERICA is reaching people. It’s a grassroots, genuine sharing that’s happening because people want others to read my book. I love it!

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Published on April 16, 2013 16:49 • 122 views • Tags: independent, writing
Average rating: 4.09 · 98 ratings · 31 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
13 Years in America
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 91 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Melanie Steele and 1 other person liked Teresa O'Kane's blog post: Another Safari Jema Book Award!
"Safari Jema has just been named as Finalist for Best Travel Book of 2013 at the Next Generation Independent Book Awards in New York! Meanwhile the new adventure continues in Africa as we transit East and South Africa in our 1973 Land Rover. The ne..." Read more of this blog post »
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The sun sets
The land grows dark
Over the hills, the moon starts rising.
to the sound in the distance.
It's closer and closer
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13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
"Love it. Melanie Steele honours us with a glimpse into 13 years of her life, while simultaneously providing insight, commentary and food for thought on the social, political, and cultural changes that took place in the United States (and beyond) o..." Read more of this review »
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“Don't be 'a writer'. Be writing.”
William Faulkner
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