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Melissa F. Kaelin

A writer, painter and photographer, I write poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction.

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
— John Muir

An Adventure in Art & Writing

Two pieces of my writing have been selected for literary journals and a third has been solicited for an anthology. In the coming weeks, my creative work will appear in print!

Learn more about my writing.

The snowflake dissolves

—A poem from “Hope in the Hoarfrost“—

Continue reading “The snowflake dissolves”

Setting comes alive in my stories, leading characters on a journey and becoming a character of its own. Here are a few short stories that capture the power of place:

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

My late brothers would have turned 20 in February, but it’s my hope to carry their light into the future. Inspired by the twins, I wrote this scene in my novel.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

My philosophy has always been to live with “childish enthusiasm,” but this year was one filled with hard work. I spent the better part of the year working toward my goals and dreams. Now, they are starting to come alive.

Take a look back on 2017 with the Year in Review!

It’s the season for sharing fiction! I’ve added some of my work under Writing. On #SneakPeekSaturday, get a glimpse of my work. Just follow me on Facebook or Twitter to get the secret code!

It’s #FictionFriday! To celebrate, I’m sharing an excerpt from Part II of my novel about the Aurora Borealis!

Get a glimpse of the work before it’s picked up. For a limited time, you can read the Aurora Novel Excerpt posted on the Writing section of my website. Just click the link above, and enter the code: LOVE

Follow my path to publication at Facebook.com/KaelinArt!

 

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