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About Rochelle Melander, the Write Now! Coach

Rochelle Melander is a speaker, certified professional coach, and the bestselling author of twelve books, including Level Up: Quests to Master Mindset, Overcome Procrastination, and Increase Productivity, the National Novel Writing Month guide Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell About It) and the forthcoming, The Book of Me: 101 Ways to Tell Your Story.

Through her writing and coaching, Rochelle Melander helps writers, creatives, and entrepreneurs overcome distractions and procrastination, design a writing life, turn their ideas into books, navigate the publishing world, and connect with readers through social media.

She is the founder of Dream Keepers, a writing workshop that supports children and teens in finding their voice and sharing their stories. Visit her online at writenowcoach.com.

Professional and Academic Achievements

Writing: Rochelle Melander is the author of twelve books, including Level Up: Quests to Master Mindset, Overcome Procrastination, and Increase Productivity and Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell About It) (Writer’s Digest). In addition to writing books, she’s written blog posts, articles for periodicals and trade publications, resources, and training and educational programs.

Coaching: Rochelle Melander is a certified professional coach, graduate of CoachU and The Center for Family Process, and a member of the International Coach Federation. She’s been coaching professionally since 2000. In 2009, Rochelle and a writing partner developed and wrote a 12-month wellness-coaching program for spiritual leaders. In addition, they served as the lead coaches for the initial 4 years of the program.

Editing: Since 2000, Rochelle has been the managing editor of The Word in Season, a quarterly periodical (Augsburg Publishing House). In addition, she’s edited books, magazines, book proposals, short stories, and articles for private clients and companies including The Alban Institute, Augsburg Fortress Publishers, and TOPS Inc.

Teaching and Service: Rochelle is the founder of Dream Keepers, a writing workshop to help children and teens in Milwaukee write about their lives. She’s taught at colleges, public schools, and conferences. She currently teaches at the Milwaukee Art Museum, in the Milwaukee Public Schools, and the Milwaukee Public Library.

Education and Work: Rochelle Melander graduated Magna Cum Laude from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, with majors in Theater Arts and Religion. She earned two theological Masters degrees from The Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia. She holds additional certificates from The Center for Family Process, CoachU, and the National Writing Project. She has eighteen years of experience as a spiritual leader and visioning consultant.

Memberships
International Coach Federation
American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Polka Dot Powerhouse
Professional Dimensions

Recent Media Appearances

Blogs

Writers Helping Writers: Gameify Your Writing Life

Fiction University: Journal to Boost Productivity

Career Authors: Overcome Distractions

Podcasts

Someone Gets Me: From Idea to Product with Rochelle Melander

Rochelle Melander Podcast

 

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