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Melissa Stacy

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in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
May 02, 1980




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February 2013


I live in Durango, Colorado. I like to spend my time doing Really Important Things, like eating cheese and wishing I had a pet hedgehog. I write fiction. I have self-published five novels.

No One to Blame But Myself… and Maybe Franz Kafka

A few years ago, after I started penning chapters for the story that became Kinned to the Sea, a critique partner gave me some advice at a meeting. As I do with all of my feedback, I wrote down the words, and I quote my writing partner now —

“You just don’t know how to write fantasy, Melissa. Why don’t you write something you actually know about? Like your own life. Why don’t you write about th

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Published on February 06, 2018 18:59
Average rating: 3.81 · 72 ratings · 34 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Etiquette of Wolves

3.95 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Love and Student Loans and ...

3.86 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Mark of the Pterren: Book 1

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Bloodshade of the Goddess

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Kinned to the Sea

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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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I finished half of this book, and then time got away from me, and I had to return it to the library unfinished.

I'll definitely finish "The Count of Monte Cristo" one day.

Five stars.
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Leaving Abusive Partners by Catherine Kirkwood
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I meant to write a full review for "Leaving Abusive Partners: From the Scars of Survival to the Wisdom for Change" (first published in 1993), by Catherine Kirkwood, but time got away from me.

This is a great nonfiction book on the topic of intimate v
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The Road Trip by Beth O'Leary
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TW: alcoholism and drug abuse; sexual assault; emotional abuse from parents; stalking

As you can likely tell from the TW list, this book had way more heavy content than I was expecting from a second chance romance. The book is told from bot" Read more of this review »
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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
" Công wrote: "Like your review, I feel the same as you reading through the book and I am thinking of DNF at 50%"

I think that is a wise decision, Công!
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Charlotte added a status update: Does anybody have anything they want beta read? I am happy to do an exchange if anyone wants to! Just in a beta-reading mood lately and i'm always happy for new eyes on my own writing
The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna
" I always saw this one tagged as YA. "
Melissa Stacy is on page 35 of 273 of Stone Mattress: Absolutely loved the first short story in this collection: "Alphinland." That was brilliant. <3
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Oscar Wilde
“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.”
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“Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.”
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“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.”
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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Anne Frank
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
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Melissa Stacy Vibur wrote: "Hey, Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friendvite! Looking forward to talking about books :)

Also, have a wonderful New Year!"

Thanks for reaching out to me, Vibur! Hope you have a wonderful New Year as well! ^.^

message 3: by Vibur (semi-hiatus) (last edited Dec 29, 2018 02:06AM)

Vibur (semi-hiatus) Hey, Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friendvite! Looking forward to talking about books :)

Also, have a wonderful New Year!

Melissa Stacy Hello! :D

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