Press & Media Kit

Short Bio

Since the publication of her first book in 2004, Melissa has had close to fifty romances published. She writes in genres from historical suspense to modern day erotic romance to futuristics and paranormals.

Along the way she has garnered an epic nomination, a multitude of reviewer’s recommended reads, over five Capa nods from TRS, three nominations for AAD Bookies and regularly tops the best seller lists on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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Press Contacts

For publicity and media inquiries:

Joy Harris, contact@melissaschroeder.net

Fast Facts

  • Since 2004, Melissa has had over 70 novels, novellas, and short stories published with ten different publishers, including her own publishing house, Harmless Publishing.
  • She one of the founding members of Passionate Ink, the erotic romance chapter of RWA.
  • During her close to twenty-five years of marriage, she has lived in seventeen different houses/apartments, six different states, and had nine major moves. These included three different times in Texas and one time across the Pacific to Hawaii.
  • While she was attending Midwestern State University, Charlie McMurtry, cowboy poet and brother to Larry, taught her how to waltz.
  • She cooked her first batch of spaghetti and meatballs at the age of seven and still loves to cook today.

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Career Highlights

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Awards

  • Named one of the top 20 Indie Authors by All Romance Ebooks in 2013.
  • Melissa’s website, designed by Waxcreative, was named top Author Website of the Year in the Authors After Dark Bookies 2013.
  • Melissa was named Author of the Year at the 2013 Authors after Dark Bookies.
  • Melissa was named the Most Accessible Author by the Authors After Dark Bookies in 2013.
  • A Little Harmless Fantasy won the Bookie Award for Best MC/IR romance of 2014 at Authors After Dark.

Articles

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Parade Magazine

Feb 2017

Melissa’s book Seducing the Saint was featured in a Parade article about cover model Jason Baca.

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Romancing the Book

Jan 2009

Mel was interviewed by Jen of Romancing the Book about life, writing, and the the Harmless series.