Janette Johnson Melson
Author / Educator
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My contemporary romance was a finalist.
I didn't win, but my novel is getting better.
My picture book was a finalist in a contest.
I didn't win, but it boosted my confidence.
Writing is my passion. I have been writing since I was six years old, both professionally and just for fun. My dream has always been to be a published novel-writer. However, like so many of us, I put that dream on hold for a few years while I raised my two precious children. Now that they are grown, though, I feel an ever-increasingly strong tug to get published. As a Christian, I believe that tug is God telling me to get off my duff and start using the talent He gave me. So I am doing just that. Eventually, this website will be about the books I've published (hopefully). But until then, I will be sharing with you my journey to get there.
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The winter view from my curved balcony. Our lake is drained in the winter so that the small town downstream isn't flooded by the spring rains.
Whenever there's a fire burning in the fireplace, we know where our puppies will be. I love a toasty fire in the wintertime, and so do they. One sad note: our sweet Dallas, the old man and gentle giant to the left, crossed over the rainbow bridge on January 31. We and his little brother, Scout, are grieving and will miss him terribly.
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