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Melissa Barker-Simpson

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in Barnsley, The United Kingdom
April 16

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I truly believe the ability to write is part of my genetic make-up. Without it I have no identity. Creating different worlds and populating them makes me happy; it provides enough light to blind the darkness in my soul.

Sounds pretentious maybe, dramatic definitely, and yet it’s the truth. I’m an artist. I can be temperamental, moody and sometimes downright anti-social, but I love deeply and I try to be as good as I can be.

As a reader, and a writer, I enjoy a wide variety of genres. At the heart of my novels, there is always an element of romance. I just can’t help myself. I write about connection, friendship and love in all its forms. If that’s in a magical setting, an alternate universe, or a world where anything can happen, and often does
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Melissa Barker-Simpson Connecting to people; whether that's the 'people' in my head, fellow writers, or my readers - I enjoy the entire process.
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Like Atlas, who carried an incredible weight
Or Titans who battle with strength and valour
You protect us against violence and hate
Fighting those who would take our power
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As fierce and mighty as an ancient tree
You form a barrier across the deepest divide
With roots that encompass land, air or sea
Standing against the ever-changing tide
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Brothers in Arms by Melissa Barker-Simpson
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“I grinned, adopting my best Darth Vader impression . “The force is strong…” I didn’t get to finish because I was laughing so hard it was impossible to form the words.
Keith just watched me, smiling more in amazement than anything else. “Does nothing phase you?” he asked.”
Melissa Barker-Simpson, The Fifth Watcher

“Has anyone ever told you, you think too much?” I whispered, pushing up into a sitting position. “A few,” he said and smiled.
“Welcome back.” I frowned and looked around. The men were gone. “Am I dangerous?”
Melissa Barker-Simpson, The Fifth Watcher

“It’s surprising what you can get used to,” I said, leaning into him the way my mom does. “Like annoying brothers, for example.”
He snorted, pushing back. “You love me.”
I held up my hand, pinching my thumb and forefinger together so there was only a slight gap. He pouted, making me grin like an idiot. “Okay. You got me. I do.”
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Melissa Barker-Simpson Hi Robert. You are quite welcome :-) I followed your blog and look forward to reading more of your work.
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