News & Updates

  • Happy Festive Season!

    I am winding up the year with some revisions on a book and then I’ll be taking a couple of weeks off to plan next year’s schedule. I hope your Christmas and New Year is wonderful and that 2016 is a stellar year for you all. Best wishes, Melanie

  • September Update

    Hi everyone, I am having a short break on a cruise in the Whitsunday Islands in Queensland. The weather is glorious and the scenery stunning. It is lovely to relax and unwind and I’m sure I will be setting a book here very soon. It’s such a romantic setting with deserted beaches and wonderful island …[ read more ]

  • August is a big and exciting month!

    I am looking forward to attending The Melbourne Writers’ Festival this month as a guest panelist on Losing It- a discussion about virginity in romance novels. Running concurrently is Romance Writers of Australia which is always heaps of fun. Just before RWA, I am attending a five day Immersion class with the amazingly wonderful Margie …[ read more ]

  • Fabulous News!

    I am so thrilled to announce I have been declared the 2105 winner of the HOLT Medallion Award for At No Man’s Command. I got the phone call while I was conducting a workshop on writing romance. I put the phone on speaker so everyone could share the moment. It was such a wonderful experience. …[ read more ]

  • Exciting news!

    So thrilled to hear I’m a finalist in the 2015 Holt Medallion. A big thank you to the reader judges and all the volunteers who make this such a wonderful contest. I will be giving signed copies of the book via my author page on Facebook.