Melanie McFarlane

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Whether it’s uncovering the corruption of the future, or traveling to other worlds to save the universe, Melanie McFarlane jumps in with both hands on her keyboard. Though she can be found obsessing over zombies from time to time, Melanie focuses her powers on writing young adult stories to keep the rest of the world up reading all night.

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Melanie McFarlane Creating new worlds, new lives, new struggles, and thinking up ways to overcome them. Life is all about experiences. I enjoy creating them.
Melanie McFarlane I keep busy. There's no such thing as writer's block when you're busy. I work full-time, have two kids, take university classes, participate in a…moreI keep busy. There's no such thing as writer's block when you're busy. I work full-time, have two kids, take university classes, participate in a monthly writing group, and have 15 new stories on the go at one time. Staying busy gives you new experiences which lead to a neverending stream of ideas.(less)
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Free Me

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Happy mid-October, everyone! You may not realize it, but this month (October 3, technically) marks Snowy Wings Publishing's one-year anniversary! It's incredible to think how far we've come in just one year. We are so pleased to have brought you so many great books this year, and we're looking forward to continuing the tradition for many years to come! We have some exciting announcements in th... Read more of this blog post »
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The Winds of Winter (A Song of Ice and Fire, #6) by George R.R. Martin The Winds of Winter by George R.R. Martin
 
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All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
 
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Lost Among the Living by Simone St. James Lost Among the Living by Simone St. James
 
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There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane
 
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Claire Melanie wrote: "I read your review and I was like this is amazing I must find her on Goodreads and hope she wants to be friends "

Aww that is so lovely thank you so much. I seriously couldn't rave enough about there once were stars definitely a firm favourite now.


Melanie McFarlane I read your review and I was like this is amazing I must find her on Goodreads and hope she wants to be friends


message 1: by Claire (last edited Apr 18, 2016 09:54AM)

Claire Hi Melanie
I'm Claire and i seriously just about had a mini meltdown when I saw your friends request thank you so much for sending me one. I totally adore there once were stars and I'm desperate to read more about Nat and Evan even poor Jak. Fantastic writing fantastic characters fantastic book :)


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