Writer Confessions: The Dog Walk

In the endless pursuit of multi-tasking, fantasy author, Melissa Birling, writes novels in her head while walking dog. Dog not thrilled.

Merworld News: 5 Signs You Might Be a Mermaid

Myths and legends abound about merfolk and their watery world. Check out these top 5 signs that hint at your possible mercreature ancestry!

Merworld News: Character Confessions with Tucker Denet

Exclusive interview with Ice Floe leading male character, Tucker Denet. Get the inside scoop on what it's like to be written by author, Melissa Birling.

Merworld News: Ice Floe Officially Live!

Ten plus years of dabbling later, Melissa Birling launches her debut novel.

Merworld News: Muffins and Mermaids

Step into the kitchen with author, Melissa Birling, while she shares her favorite, mermaid-approved muffin recipe.

Merworld News: Ice Floe Interview with the Author

Join young adult fantasy author, Melissa Birling, for a special Q&A on the upcoming novel, Ice Floe! Read all the way to the end for a bit of fun.

Writer Confessions: Corporate Leaders are Fun Too

Confessions of a creative-corporate zombie, Article 3: The secret's out - your manager might enjoy a hobby outside of work that holds little professional value (gasp).

Writer Confessions: To Blur or Not to Blur

Confessions of a creative-corporate zombie, Article 2: Join Melissa Birling in a conversation about encouraging authenticity in the workplace.

Writer Confessions: Death to Personal Brands

Confessions of a creative-corporate zombie, Article 1: Corporate Consultant and Fantasy Author, Melissa Birling, explores the angst and excitement that comes with publicly co-mingling a professional personal brand and a mermaid-centric author brand.