AuthorMelinda Collins

Writing Process Blog Hop: My Writing Process

Today I’m part of ‘The Writing Process’ Blog Hop! This post was supposed to be written and go live this morning, but when you’re little sister has a wedding happening in two weeks, things tend to slip (i.e: my blogging schedule *grin*). Nevertheless, I made it and here’s both the info on the blog hop and my writing process. 🙂 Author Kristin Nador graciously invited me to join. Kristin is a writer and a genealogy geek who loves cats. She […]

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The Accountability Factor—Part One: The Family

Ahhh… Accountability. The state of being accountable. Liable. Answerable. No matter which aspect in our lives we’re looking at, we’re all accountable to someone. And how we handle ourselves in response to the many demands accountability dumps on us is part of what defines us as individuals. Today I wanted to look at one of the many areas of accountability in a writer’s life.  THE FAMILY Waking everyone up in the morning, prepping lunches for school/work, getting dinner on the […]

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Tune-In Tuesday: Magic by Coldplay

Today’s song was chosen because it’s on the soundtrack to the new WIP I’m working on… Where the sexy hero is from a magical realm of The Seven Kingdoms. I can’t tell you how many times I listened to this song while writing the inciting incident and first plot point. I just love it that much. 🙂 Enjoy!   Related posts: Tine-In Tuesday: The 2nd Law–Isolated System Tune-In Tuesday: Peace of Mind Tune-In Tuesday: Demons by Imagine Dragons Tune-In Tuesday: Follow Me by Muse

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Release Day Q & A with M.D. Waters

Something HUGE is happening in the book world today! Know what it is? Oh, never mind…’cause I’m gonna tell ya anyway. 😀 ARCHETYPE by M.D. Waters releases today! You may remember I posted about this fantastic SciFi/Thriller back in the summer as part of the Where in the World is ARCHETYPE blog tour. And I’m as much in love with this book now as I was back then. *grins* So today I not have the book blurb to share with you–again–but I also have […]

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Tune-In Tuesday: Follow Me by Muse

Yes, I’ve been absent for quite a while. But I have a really great excuse. And I’m returning with music. 😉 I won MCRW’s Melody of Love Contest in the Paranormal category, and with that win I received a FULL manuscript request from an editor. SQUEE! So now I’m on an oh so damn tight deadline. So I’ll most likely continue to be in and out online for another few weeks. So…now for the song of the week. 🙂 Enjoy! […]

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Video Fun Friday #2

I’ve had way too much fun enjoying these videos this week. Between a Sesame Street parody of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, bad NFL lip-reading, and a boat rapping to Eminen, there’s something here today for everyone. Video #1: A Bad Lip Reading of The NFL   Video #2: Eminem Rap Boat **Language Warning**   Video #3: Sesame Street’s “The Hungry Games: Catching Fur” <– This is my FAVORITE by far this week 🙂     Related posts: Video Fun Friday […]

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Tune-In Tuesday: Unconditionally

Happy Tuesday! The American Music Awards were this past Sunday night, and Katy Perry had the honor of opening the show with her new single, Unconditionally. The set, the dancers, the lyrics, her voice … all of it was fantastically top notch. LOVE Kady, and every time I see her perform, she gives me hope and leaves me looking forward to what she’ll do next. And this video? Amazing. 😉 Enjoy!     Related posts: Tune-In Tuesday: Titanium Tune-In Tuesday: Peace of Mind […]

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Video Fun Friday #1

I watch way too many hilarious You Tube videos throughout the week. So I decided to start sharing at least one with all of you on Fridays. So … welcome to Video Fun Friday! Video #1: This one’s just too cute to pass up. I really need to post a video or two of my cats since they enjoy playing with water, too. 🙂     Video #2: Tom Hiddleston impersonating a velociraptor! LOVE this one! And I discovered this jewel […]

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