Genres: Spiritual/Inspirations, Psychology, Self-Help, Business, Health & Wellness, Nature, Sexuality, and Screenwriting

Melanie Votaw has been a professional writer, editor, and consultant based in New York for more than 12 years. She has written 28 non-fiction books on a variety of subjects—six published under her own name by Running Press/Perseus Books and 22 ghostwritten, which have been published by such houses as Hyperion, Macmillan, Hay House, and more. Book proposals that Melanie has ghostwritten or developmentally edited have also sold to major houses, such as TarcherPerigee.

She has developmentally edited more than 50 books, including New York Times bestsellers and recipients of more than 30 awards, including the Best Beach Books Festival Grand Prize.