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.
- A better view of the new gondolas at Disneyworld. #disneyworld #vacation🌴 #disney #fearofheights #fearofheights⬇️They were testing the gondolas. I hope that isn’t the working speed. If so that will be some #disneymagic #disneyworldgondola #disneyworld #popcentury #disneyMental health day. #trails #clermontflorida #playinghookie #breezydayThis evenings walk. #gorgeoussky #walking #eveningwalks #eveningwalks👣 #eveningwalk👣Why you looking at me like that Deanna? It was sing along time. I miss Key West so much. This is already five years ago. I need to move back. #keywest #thebullkeywest #keywestflorida #keywestvacationExcellent coffee shop in Sewalls Point though it’s at the edge of Stuart. #cocoaexpress 3746SE Ocean Blvd behind Patchington clothing shop. Deserts, chocolates, gelato! #sewallspoint #coffeeshop #coffeeshops #florida #treasurecoast #coffeeshop #stuartfloridaPre race. My first one since my surgery. (R cochlear this time) Sewall’s Point is a favorite 5k #sewallspoint #runforthepineapple #running #fleetfeetstuartWould you believe there’s a bird nest above this light? #messyneighbors #birds_of_instagram #birds_nature #messybirds #birdpoopJust a tad close #metsminorleague #metsgame #baseball #almostsummerBut they lost. (This past Monday) I think I jinxed them. Had a blast though with one of my favorite writers Lori Drake. #chicagocubs #chicagofun #writingconference #sellmorebooksshow
Category Archives: 30 Second Book Updates
This week on my Vlog and podcast Books Cubed, I’m chatting with Urban Fantasy writer Lori Drake about her Grave Wolves series. When the werewolves aren’t fighting supernatural forces, they’re ballroom dancing. It’s too much fun. Have a listen. Cue … Continue reading →
Three nights ago I emailed my editor the rest of How to Sex Your Snake. Woo-hoo. She already sent back line by line for the last three chapters. (She’s been editing as we go) I’m celebrating by driving my … Continue reading →
Getting ready to run 13 miles at the gym (we’ve got a half marathon in about 6 weeks more on that later) Every mile is 16.76 laps. I’m going to be here forever. It feels like I’ve been running in … Continue reading →
My 11 month experiment with tracking my writing has bored me to epic proportions. I can’t imagine what it did to others. From now on, I’ll keep infrequent updates to a 30 second read. (don’t worry, that’s only for updates … Continue reading →