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.
- But 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 #sellmorebooksshowRoseate Spoonbills on my morning walk. #iamwriting later! Really! (My editor follows me) #birdsofinstagram #badphotos #walkingaround #walkingtrailsMore dizzies so fresh air. Doc figured out cochlear stimulation is the culprit.#iamwriting or rather plotting as I walk #shouldbewriting #cozymysteries #womensleuths20 mins left and I’m dying. It smells fab. My 1st meal in the new crock pot. 5 Chicken breasts, peppers, tiny red potatoes, carrots, onion, 1/2 cup butter, spices. #crockpotrecipes #dinnerideas #itswhatsfordinner #crockpotchickenSandhill Crane babies! Yes, mom, I’ll move on #bikeriding #sandhillcranes #naturelover #badphotographyA friend’s daughter didn’t believe the giant guitar hotel is real! Would you stay there? I love weird, I would. #weirdhotels #guitarphotography #miami🌴 #hardrockcasino #vacation🌴 #vacationgoalsMe and a friend. Just hanging out. #amnotwriting #snakesofinstagram #procrastinationnation #friendssAhhhhh too windy today for walking in the surf. #beachlovers🌴 #beaches #oceanwaves #amnotwritingtoday #amnotwritingOne highlight of the trip was finding this monster at Buc-ees in Texas. #roadtrippin #roadtrip @buceestexasThe never ending road trip just got better. New cover is up for How to Sex Your Snake! #cozymystery #bookstoread #reading📖 #readingtime📖 #bookstagram #books📚 #readingislife #mysterybooks
Tag Archives: June Nash Mysteries
Good Adventures Today, I’m reading chapters 4-6 from my work in progress which is tentatively titled, Four Bullets and a Ghost but who knows. That might change. Rather listen to the podcast? Click here. Ch 1 is here Chs 2 … Continue reading →
Good Adventures. Today, I’m chatting with paranormal romance author TK Lawyer about her Angel series. Have a listen and check out her books. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a comment. Especially if you’re a fan of romance with angels. … Continue reading →
This week on the vlog Poetry explained to me did it work we’ll see ~ Good Adventures, Thanks to my friend Todd I learned all about poetry this week. See that Haiku above? Don’t forget to subscribe or leave a … Continue reading →
In the Tampa Area? I’ll be signing copies of How to Sex Your Snake at the Tampa Indie Author Book Convention July 14th and 15th. If you’d like free tickets, you can get them until June 30th by clicking here. … Continue reading →
Waiting for Godot…err Diana It’s Sunday. Time for this week’s book update. Since my latest novel, a sequel to How to Sex Your Snake , takes place in Key West, and I’ve been immersed in research, I thought it would be … Continue reading →
So how do I do that exactly? My back is killing me. The last three nights I’ve slept until noon, I have no energy, and all I wanna do is rewatch every ep of Elementary on hulu. While the hulu … Continue reading →
It’s been just shy of two months since James died. I was scrolling Facebook a couple of weeks ago and stumbled upon an unattributed quote that sums up my sadness.
“I believe the hardest part of healing after you’ve lost someone you love is to recover the “you” that went away with them” Continue reading →
It’s raining. It’s 39 degrees. And I’d be miserable but I just got the first 19 chs of How to Sex Your Snake back from my editor. A quick look through tells me that I don’t have much to fix and … Continue reading →
Offspring #2 and I are headed out tomorrow on a cross-country trek. The not so distant future includes, paint fumes, pruning shears and jazz. By April 10th our house in Arizona will be ready for the retail market and I … Continue reading →
Yesterday, yet another of my facebook friends posted that they were vacationing in Key West. For jealousy inducing proof, they included a beach themed photo with their announcement. That’s my 3rd friend to visit the keys since early December. As … Continue reading →