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Melissa Gorzelanczyk is a former magazine editor and columnist who believes love is everything. A dreamer for life, Melissa has been writing books since she was nine years old when she penned her first story about a beloved black horse. She is a member of the Class of 2k16, the SCBWI and The Sweet Sixteens. She lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with her husband and family.

She is represented by Carrie Howland of Donadio & Olson.
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As authors, we're always being reviewed and critiqued, which isn't easy for anyone, but turns out, it's part of the…more
Hi, Jason. Thanks for the question.

As authors, we're always being reviewed and critiqued, which isn't easy for anyone, but turns out, it's part of the job. Sometimes the things written or said really hurt. It's easy to become obsessive about hidden meanings and intentions. I try to remember what a friend told me about art. That as an artist, once a project is done, it belongs to the readers.

If I met someone who had given me a bad review, I would hope I'd simply smile and not say a word!! Except maybe, "Hi. I'm Melissa. How was your day?"(less)
Melissa Gorzelanczyk I turn off the internet, which is usually the culprit. Music, walks and getting out of the house helps, too.
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