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Melina Druga

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Creating fictional people since 1989.

Most kids have an active imagination. My imagination has stayed strong into adulthood, and I’ve funneled that creativity into a successful writing career. I write history, both fiction and nonfiction, because although your school history classes may have been boring, the past is not. My goal is to bring the past to life in all its myriad of colors.

Experience the past through Angel of Mercy, Heinous: Forgotten Murders from the 1910s, and A Tale of Two Nations: Canada, U.S. and WW1.

I write with the assistance of a furry writing buddy – AKA the family cat who often sits with me while I work.

When not researching, writing or editing, I’m wife to a wonderful man who also is my copy editor and mother to a budd
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Melina Druga Write, write, write to learn the craft of writing and increase your skills. Learn how the publishing industry works. Develop a thick skin; rejection i…moreWrite, write, write to learn the craft of writing and increase your skills. Learn how the publishing industry works. Develop a thick skin; rejection is normal and to be expected. Never give up on your dreams.(less)
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Photography has been a hobby of mine for many years.  My family and I visited the Cincinnati Zoo in 2018.  This video features stills and video of the zoo animals.   If you find this video informative, please give it a thumbs up.  Know someone who would like this video, share it.  Enjoy the topic, […]


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