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melissa f. kaelin

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It’s time.

I’m excited to share that I am relaunching my blog! This time, the writing will explore new topics, relate new adventures, and even offer creative advice. I’m eager to see where the creative expression will lead!

Take a peek at the first new post:

Swaying in Sea Change

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The First Five

Two years ago, I started writing short stories as a way to study the writing craft and tap into more creativity. Take a look at what’s shaping up to be the first five!

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Wonders of the night and rare phenomena have inspired a lot of my creative writing. These pieces feature elements of the night:

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“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”
— Jamie Paolinetti

On 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.

Featured post

The snowflake dissolves

—A poem from “Hope in the Hoarfrost“—

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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:

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!

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