Melody Maysonet

Stacie ...
159 books | 232 friends

Racquel
2,005 books | 201 friends

Jo Butcher
35 books | 8 friends

Kristy
2,815 books | 23 friends

Jill Na...
7 books | 70 friends

Ty
Ty
390 books | 44 friends

Shutta ...
2 books | 339 friends

Christine
426 books | 249 friends

More friends…

Melody Maysonet

Goodreads Author


Born
in Anchorage, Alaska, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
March 2014

URL


Melody Maysonet has been an English teacher, editor, columnist, and ghostwriter. A self-proclaimed geek, she's a former Dungeons & Dragon/Magic junkie who was lucky enough to work for a gaming company called Wizards of the Coast. Working there was the best job she could imagine until she officially became an author with her first published book, A Work of Art (Merit Press). Melody lives in Coconut Creek, Florida, with her husband, son, and two cats. Visit Melody's website at www.melodymaysonet.com.

To ask Melody Maysonet questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Melody Maysonet Oftentimes, when I have writer's block, there's a reason for it. Either I'm not comfortable with where the story is going, or I need to develop…moreOftentimes, when I have writer's block, there's a reason for it. Either I'm not comfortable with where the story is going, or I need to develop something more fully in order to tackle it.

There are many mornings when the last thing I want to do is write, but I force myself to concentrate on sitting in front of my computer (even if it's plotting or researching) until X amount of time has passed (usually 15-30 minutes). More often than not, I'm able to push through the block--and the next thing I know an hour or more has passed.

Also, I find that taking a break (to fold the laundry or change the sheets, for example) can refocus my energy.

(less)
Melody Maysonet Writing is a sort of therapy, I think—an outpouring of what’s inside of me, whether it’s soulful or painful or joyful. Making a story out of those…moreWriting is a sort of therapy, I think—an outpouring of what’s inside of me, whether it’s soulful or painful or joyful. Making a story out of those feelings is immensely satisfying... and the idea that other people might read it and get something out of it is the icing on the cake.(less)
Average rating: 3.99 · 145 ratings · 54 reviews · 1 distinct workSimilar authors
A Work of Art

3.98 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

I write for teens, so it’s important that I stay in touch with my teenage self. Now that my son is a teenager, I catch myself observing him sometimes as though I’m a behavioral scientist. But I also rely on memories of what it was like for me back in the day. I say “back in the day” as though I have fond memories of high school—when actually my teenage years were a series of embarrassing events... Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on July 12, 2018 18:20 • 1 view

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Three-Body Pr...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Wife
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
by Alafair Burke (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Need to Know
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
by Karen Cleveland (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Melody’s Recent Updates

Melody Maysonet finished reading
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
The Last Unicorn
by Peter S. Beagle (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet finished reading
The Thief's Daughter by Jeff Wheeler
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet finished reading
The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer
The Escape Artist
by Brad Meltzer (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
The Last Unicorn
by Peter S. Beagle (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet finished reading
The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson
The Wolves of Winter
by Tyrell Johnson (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson
The Wolves of Winter
by Tyrell Johnson (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet finished reading
The Hollow Crown by Jeff Wheeler
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
The Hollow Crown by Jeff Wheeler
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet is currently reading
The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer
The Escape Artist
by Brad Meltzer (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Melody Maysonet finished reading
Our Little Secret by Roz Nay
Our Little Secret
by Roz Nay (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Melody's books…
64233 Addicted to YA — 27936 members — last activity 18 minutes ago
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Ange ...more



No comments have been added yet.