Email: melinda@tropicalwriting.com.au     Phone Number AU: 0400703836
Follow Us

Writer On The Road: it's the journey that matters...

The show & its producer

There's a secret we intrepid adventurers know, a secret I learnt years ago when I lived on my yacht and sailed the Whitsundays here in Oz, and it's a secret that ninety percent of people don't know. It is possible to earn a living with your writing. I've been writing stories for as long as I can remember. I write, teach high school English, podcast and coach. I also dream of running away with the circus.

Melsig

What people are saying about the show...

The right questions

fivestars

April 8, 2018 12:49 pm by SoPrecious from Australia

Melinda has an engaging interview style and asks the right questions . Speakers and authors share their wisdom. A great show. Highly recommend.

One of my favorite podcasts

fivestars

March 26, 2018 7:06 pm by BrodieEDU from United States

Writer on the Road is one of the best podcasts about writing a book. I have learned a great deal about the writing process and the many helpful tips that are provided by Melinda and her awesome guests.

Laughs and Wisdom

fivestars

March 26, 2018 5:34 pm by BlairWitch80 from Australia

It's always a barrel of laughs being a guest on Writer On The Road and I love listening to all the other intersting guests that Melinda has on her show as well. A great podcast for aspring and emerging writers alike!

What a fabulous resource!

fivestars

March 26, 2018 5:01 pm by Nambucca Annie from Australia

Melinda taps into what is needed to be a successful author these days. A great field of interviewees who share their knowledge, and enrich the marketing and craft knowledge of an author..no matter what stage of their career they are at. Love every episode and look forward to many more!

Recent Blog Articles

Writing From The Trenches: An Indie Author Success Story

I think we underestimate the amount of creative time and energy that we lose when we get anxious and worry. You just need to come back to why you’re doing this – which is hopefully because you love writing and you love books. Err on the side of giving time to what you love doing.…

Read More

How to Write A Fight Scene Between Women (aka Kick-Ass Warrior Women)

I write about how women can be strong and men can be strong, and neither of them has to take away from the other. I’m passionate about writing women as strong without being wimpy – which is cool, especially as I have a young audience, as well as adults.   Mel Welcome to the beautiful…

Read More

How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers

The hard part isn’t reaching everyone – it’s reaching those people that are really going to be passionate about your book.   Mel I’d like to welcome Rachael Johns. Rachael, what do you think about the modern publishing industry, with its mix of indie and traditionally published authors?   Rachael    Readers care about story, and…

Read More