Melissa Abramovitz
Melissa Abramovitz is an award-winning, versatile author/writer who enjoys writing for all age groups, from preschoolers through adults. While she specializes in nonfiction magazine articles and educational books on health topics, she also writes on a variety of other topics, including science, nature, and history. She has published some fiction and poetry as well, and has written several rhyming children's picture books.

Melissa is the author of hundreds of magazine articles for all age groups and more than 40 educational books for children and teens. Her book for writers, A Treasure Trove of Opportunity: How to Write and Sell Articles for Children's Magazines, was released by E and E Publishing in 2012, and her children's picture books, ABC's of Health and Safety & Helping Herbie Hedgehog were published by Guardian Angel Publishing in 2012 and 2015.  

Check out Melissa's Amazon Author Page at www.amazon.com/author/melissaabramovitz  for a listing of books. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and the Institute of Children's Literature and a member of SCBWI and The Working Writers Club.                                                                 

My new picture book, Helping Herbie Hedgehog, is out and available on Amazon and directly from Guardian Angel Publishing. See  www.guardianangelpublishing.com/herbie-hedgehog.htm for a two-page preview.  

Herbie was interviewed on Kai Strand's Building Character blog feature! Take a look at http://bit.ly/1C4SGHt 

See Herbie's book trailer at https://youtu.be/FxLKvf_Ts5E    

Herbie's on a blog tour from April 6-17 2015! April 16- see my interview on Blog Critics  http://blogcritics.org/interview-melissa-abramovitz-author-of-helping-herbie-hedgehog/

See Beverly Stowe McClure's review and some cool info about hedgehogs on the April 9 blogstop at    http://beverlystowemcclure.blogspot.com/   

Find out all about whether writing for educational publishers and book packagers is for you! My teleclass for The Working Writers Club on this topic is April 29, 2015, 2 pm Pacific time. If you can't join us live, you can access the recording. Details at  www.workingwritersclub.com  

 Want some great author-related tips? Listen to my guest spot on Genny Heikka and Aaron Robbins' wonderful weekly "Part-time Author" podcast.  http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/part-time-author-podcast/id657625510 

I do manuscript edits/critiques, mostly for nonfiction. Contact me to find out how I can help improve your manuscript.   

I am available to do school presentations in the Sacramento area that center around my books or that are about different aspects of writing. For further information, please fill out the Contact Me form and I will get back to you. 

I'm listed on Kim Norman's Author School Visits By State   www.kimnormanbooks.com

Check out my new article, "A Writer's Life" at The Working Writers Club  www.workingwritersclub.com/10865/writing-for-children-2/a-writers-life-by-melissa-abramovitz/      

YAY! Helping Herbie Hedgehog won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award!