Keeping Authors Out of the Loony Bin


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I send out a SHORT, weekly email in which I share quick (yes! I really mean QUICK) tips to help you reach more readers, get organized, be a better entrepreneur, and generally be less stressed. I’ve learned some pretty nifty things during my 9 years as an assistant and I want to share them with you! – Mel

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About Author Rx

Mel Jolly has been “keeping authors out of the loony bin since 2009.”

Mel Jolly, founder of Author Rx, is an Author Educator, Consultant, Project Manager and Assistant for many NYT and USA Today Bestselling authors. Mel started out as a Library Assistant in Young Adult Services where she specialized in outreach to at risk teens at juvenile detention centers and group homes. Mel has always had a true passion for connecting readers (and non-readers) to books and now enjoys channeling that energy into teaching all authors the tips and tricks she’s learned about how to thrive in the publishing industry through workshops and her weekly newsletter. Mel also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance, which means she’s not afraid of a challenge, a crowd, or a little drama!

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