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Heather Smith Meloche

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Heather Smith Meloche has had the honor of winning the Katherine Paterson Prize and the Writer's Digest National Competition for her children's/Young Adult writing. She studied video production and poetry at Michigan State University, and then got her Master's in Teaching English as a Second Language at Bowling Green State University. She spends her days in her home in Michigan sampling a wide variety of chocolate, letting her dogs in and out constantly, and writing and reading as much as she can. ...more

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Heather Smith Meloche RIPPLE has been in the works since 2007. It's gone through so many revisions! When I first wrote it, it was considered "too edgy" and a "tough sell." …moreRIPPLE has been in the works since 2007. It's gone through so many revisions! When I first wrote it, it was considered "too edgy" and a "tough sell." But with the current rise in popularity of Contemporary YA and lots of walls being torn down with regard to what is acceptable content for YA readers, it's found its place in the market. (less)
Heather Smith Meloche Poorly. And usually large amounts of chocolate are involved.
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3.89 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Pitchwars 2017!!

The Pitchwars Website is up and running at pitchwars.org. Aspiring authors can check out all the mentors' bios and wishlists via the site. You can check out the bios and wishlists for my co-mentor, Kristin Bartley Lenz, and myself at http://heathersmithmeloche.blogspot.c...

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