POFFF Master Melanie A. Stinson… has always written it seems. She attended a Bowling Green State University creative writing class while still in high school and met a college writer who wore–yes, a cape.

An artist and avid blogger, one of the places you can chat with Melanie is on Twitter where she uses the name, aplace4us.

Other places to meet Melanie?

Melanie and her yoga cat, Dimi

Melanie and her yoga Reiki master cat, Dimitri Shostakovich

Why – DANCING TO Zippideedooda or Hairspray tunes or a Barefoot Boogie!

R E A D I N G  Harry Potter, So You Want to Be a Wizard, The Higher Power of Lucky, SPEAK. All of that is Melanie. (She luvs movies–Ratatouille, The Devil Wears Prada, Lord of the Rings.)

And visiting NEW YORK City Ballet, or The 577 Foundation in Perrysburg, TBG: the Toledo Botanical Gardens, The Ballroom Co in Maumee. Yeowza.

Maybe you’ve met Melanie at an artwalk in downtown Bowling Green or Toledo. Maybe you were lucky to meet her when she had her stones and crystals too.

Want to know more or have Melanie visit your school or work with your group of homeschoolers? Contact Melanie here

Have a Zippideedooda Day and get in some cool moves time–swaying at your desk, tapping your feet quietly, breathing deep and slow.

Current residence: Bowling Green, Ohio, near Toledo.

Member: Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Toledo Artists Club, Pen Women.