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Melissa H. North

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My upbringing in the Brisbane to Lockyer Valley region of Queensland was inspirational as my young creative mind overflowed with ideas and images. After marrying I moved, with my husband, to the North West region and have lived here and in the Lockyer Valley long enough to see both my children born and raised.

I return to Brisbane every year to our family home. I have always loved telling stories and so writing seemed to be the next natural thing to do.

The Halfling took me about 6 months to write, and I am well into the first draft of the sequel. I have also written a collective of Steampunk short stories called A Confabulated Compendium of Anecdotes which I am hoping to launch at Brisbane Comic-con. I love the journey I am on and would like

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It’s my choice

I can change my mind

It’s my prerogative

Which way am I inclined?

Oh, an afterthought

And the questions assail my mind

What is my purpose

Hmm! How am I inclined?

I am a product of my everyday

What I read, what I say

The people I associate with,

What I listen to, eat and drink

But deep in my soul

I know my spiritual path

Inner growth, maturation

A deep contrast

Yet it’s time...

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Melanie Nowak Thanks for the friendship! I hope you'll add my ALMOST HUMAN series to your "want to read" list - my venomous vampires love new blood! You can check out updates for the series and free chapters on my website at:
Nice to connect with you here :-)
~ Melanie Nowak

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