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About melworks2013

Melanie Ann Billings is the Acquisitions Editor for Whiskey Creek Press, LLC. A graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College with a degree in English and Communication, Ms. Billings has been with Whiskey Creek Press for eight years. WCP (www.whiskeycreekpress.com) is based out of Wyoming but operated by staff located all over the world. As an author, Ms. Billings has published two works of poetry: Climbing The Mountain and Whispers...Poetry that breaks the silence. Both titles are available at Amazon.com in E-book and POD format.

Climbing the Mountain–Inspirational Christian Poetry


Life was never meant to be easy…but there is help and hope for those times when you feel like you just can’t climb any more. Continue reading

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Relationships: Author and Editor — Part 3: Author and Submissions Editor


You’ve finished writing your next best-seller. After at least 5 revisions, read-throughs by your friends, family and beta groups, you are ready to find a publisher! Not any publisher will do. You want the perfect publisher for your baby. Here … Continue reading

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Relationships: Author and Editor — Part 2: A Few Pointers…Keeping the Author/Editor relationship alive and kicking!


1. Keep things professional. Have a good working relationship, with the understanding that the quality, end product of the work is the ultimate goal. No room for petty ego struggles here! Keep your mind clear and focused. Never hesitate to … Continue reading

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Relationships: Author and Editor — Part 1: Misconceptions


One of the most important relationships an author will ever have is with his/her editor. Even though this piece is written from the perspective of a person who has been (and is) both an author and an editor, it leans … Continue reading

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