Meet the Author
Melissa Banczak has lived all over the country, thanks to her now-retired military spouse. She currently resides in Florida, where she’s a reasonable driving distance to roller coasters in the Orlando area. An unexpected encounter with her daughter’s nine foot boa, Strawberry Margarita, led to the idea for the first book in her June Nash MisAdventure series. In a former life she was a literary agent working mainly with screenplays. When she’s not writing, she and her husband run. Slowly. She accidentally completed her first marathon in 2017, when she didn’t hear her husband ask if she’d like to stop at 13.1. She would have.
- Didn’t ride today. By the time we left the line was supposedly 9 hrs long. Will go back soon. #starwarsgalaxysedge #starwars #disneyworldstarwars #starwarslifeMission accomplished. 3:am wakeup, back out of Star Wars land opening day by 6am. The land is really amazing. I’ll have more later after a nap. #starwarslandgalaxysedge #starwarsland #starwarsdisney #starwarsmilleniumfalcon #disneyworldresort #starwarsWaiting for hubby and sipping and plotting ways to screw with June after her debut in How to Sex Your Snake. This time, it’s drug runners, bed races, drag queens, chickens, and the return of Crotch Guy. She’s in Key West for How to Square Your Grouper but she ain’t gonna enjoy it. #howtosexyoursnake #junenashmisadventures #iamwriting #ilovebooksmorethanpeople #readingtime📖 #writinglife #whydidntibringmycomputer #coffeeshopwriter #whatareyoureadingnow #whatareyoureadingtodayBook research continued yesterday with a visit to Lady Liberty. #statueofliberty #ellisisland #iamwriting #books📚 #junenashmisadventures #cozymysteryJune’s rum of choice. #howtosexyoursnake #junenashmisadventures #indieauthor #indieauthors #iamwriting #whatareyoureading #ilovebooks #books📚But feel free to cop-a-squat. #bookresearch #indieauthor #junenashmisadventures #touristlife #iamwriting #indiebooksThe Fleming Castle build in 1756. Once the biggest, now one of the smallest houses in town. #ianwriting #indiesuthors #researchbook #tourismMore book research. Here’s where the Lindbergh baby trial was. #bookresearch #iamwriting #whatareyoureading #tourism #lindberghbaby #lindberghbabykidnappingScalloping. You can’t write all the time. Me on the far right. #fishing #scallopseason #scallops #gulfofmexico #playinginthewater #playinginthewater💦 #scallopfishing #scallopsfordinnerQuick salad stop after another good research day. #philly #writingresearch #indieauthor
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About melissabanczakI'm cold. Always. I'm currently on the Treasure Coast of sunny Florida and I'm still freezing. Happily, I'm driving distance to rollar coasters in the Orlando area, so that makes up for any shivers. When I'm not writing, my husband and I run half marathons. Slowly. My first novel, How to Sex Your Snake, is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and iTunes.
Good Adventures, Did you catch the event on Facebook about Storming Area 51? The truth is out there and if enough people show, they can’t stop them all! This week, my guest is Alex C Gates who is part of … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, No book talk this week, thanks to evacuating for Hurricane Dorian. Instead, how about some photos from the opening day of Star Wars Land at Disneyworld. ~~~ What do I write? Thanks for asking. Get the free prequel … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, A gritty New York summer, a killer with a machete, Hipsters who need to die. This week, I’m chatting with Richie Narvaez about his critically acclaimed debut novel Hipster Death Rattle. I walked into a lot of … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, This week, I continue my chat with Merri Maywether about her small town romance books. What’s it like to live in a town with no stoplights? What do her neighbors think about ending up in her books? … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, This week on the show, I’ve got Merri Maywether and we’re talking small town romance. We chatted for almost an hour so I’ve broken it into two parts. Links: Get Merri Maywether’s books on Amazon Find out more … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, (Listen to the podcast here) This week’s show, a followup to Ep 29 Chaldean Numerology was crazy. I got kicked off the internet right as Anmarie talked about death. We regrouped and then The Bec and I did some … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, (Rather listen to the podcast?) This week, I’m chatting with Art Historian Laura Morelli, about her travel and authentic shopping guides, plus her historical fiction series set in 16th century Italy. Links: Find Laura’s books and classes on … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, This week, I’m chatting with Cecelia Mecca and you could win an autographed copy of one of her books. (if you live in the US. An ebook or audio if you live elsewhere) Listen to the show … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, This week, I’m chatting with best selling romance author Jami Albright. You’ll be impressed and awed by what she did multiple times, to make her writing dream come true. I get nauseous just thinking about it. Did … Continue reading →
Good Adventures, I have a new intro to the show this week. It took me 33 weeks to figure it out, but I think it speaks more to what the show is about – books! This week, I chat with TW … Continue reading →