Why I adore New Adult!

on July 22, 2016

by Melissa West As an author, I write across several genres—YA sci-fi, NA contemporary, and adult contemporary—and while I love them all, there is something extra special about writing new adult that always has been yearning to both write and read more. And after contemplating why I get that magical, bubbly feeling when I write… Read More

Melissa West

Melissa West

Melissa West writes young adult and new adult novels for Entangled Teen and Embrace and Penguin/InterMix. She lives outside of Atlanta, GA with her husband and two daughters and spends most of her time writing, reading, or fueling her coffee addiction.

She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and a M.S. in Graphic Communication, both from Clemson University. Yeah, her blood runs orange.

Connect with Melissa on Twitter @MB_West.

Heart Books

on November 11, 2015

by Melissa West Authors often speak of writing with your heart and putting everything into each story, and we do. Mostly. We create plotlines, character sketches, brain storm conflicts and complications, and then edit and edit and edit some more, until we’ve created a book that fills some great need within us. But occasionally through… Read More