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Melanie S. Hatter

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Melanie S. Hatter is the author of “The Color of My Soul,” winner of the 2011 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize, and “Let No One Weep for Me” a short story collection. Her short stories have appeared in The Whistling Fire and Diverse Voices Quarterly, and her short story, “Obsessed with Claudia,” won the First Annual Romantic Tales Writing Contest. Born and raised in Scotland (UK), Melanie received a bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and a master’s in writing from Johns Hopkins University. She has a background in journalism and corporate communications.

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Melanie S. Hatter Don't give up, write as often as possible (daily, if you can) and read every day. While writing can be a challenge to fit into a daily schedule, you…moreDon't give up, write as often as possible (daily, if you can) and read every day. While writing can be a challenge to fit into a daily schedule, you can pick up a book and read for five minutes. Reading can inspire and help you become a better writer.(less)
Melanie S. Hatter Inspiration can come from anywhere. I once wrote a novel (which will never be published) that was inspired by a house I used to pass every day going…moreInspiration can come from anywhere. I once wrote a novel (which will never be published) that was inspired by a house I used to pass every day going to work. I began to wonder who lived there and what it looked like inside and from that my imagination took hold and I created a story. (less)
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The Color of My Soul

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I read this when I was a child, and was so moved by the story that it made me want to be an author!
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