Melissa is a Kitchener based freelance writer and has been writing professionally since 2007, as well as working as a full time Nanny since 1997; putting two passions into one “write nanny."
Melissa can write on virtually any topic, but has particular interest in topics related to children, parenting, health, disabilities, education, fitness and nutrition. Other areas of expertise is writing profiles of individuals for publication, as well as writing nominations to be considered for honours such as city awards, arts awards, The Order of Canada, The Order of Ontario and The Governor General's Caring Canadian Award.
A life-long resident of Kitchener, Melissa has always had the "writing bug" in her, but only took it seriously in 2007. She's glad she did, as she has written for a broad range of Canadian magazines print coast to coast, as well as web based magazines.
In 2012 Melissa became a member of the Professional Writer's Association of Canada. She is currently serving her second term as PWAC Waterloo Region's secretary.
The Kitchener Public Library invites you to share your library story, and what an impact literature has been in your life. Here is my story.