Melissa is a new fantasy author who began writing from the moment she could hold a pen and was able to read and write.  At the age of 13 created and began developing the world of Aeldynn.  Her debut fantasy novel, Keys of the Origin, was first published by Blackheath Dawn Publishing in 2016.

That same year, she graduated at the Open University with a Balchelor of Arts (Honours) degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, and also holds a diploma in Proofreading, obtained 10 GCSEs at secondary school in 2002, and achieved an A-level in English Language and Literature at college in 2004.