A Bard Girl's Tale

Official Blog of Melody Klink

King of Diamonds: A Writing Playlist

Per tradition, the time has arrived to share my writing music with y'all! Writing KING OF DIAMONDS was different than usual; I was locked down in Camp NaNoWriMo mode, and I was much more focused than usual. In fact, I... Continue Reading →


IT'S SO SPARKLY! Thanks to John Henderson over at for his graphical sorcery! Diamond Marked will be heading your way just after KING OF DIAMONDS. It's the end of an era, y'all.

Young Adult Book Bonanza! 

Tomorrow! Don't miss it!

When the Rules aren’t actually rules

So~ I'm working on formatting all of the El'Anret stories into a single paperback for you guys (because you didn't know, right?), and I always like to re-visit the rules for formatting when I take on such a task. Formatting... Continue Reading →


Pre-Orders are officially LIVE for King of Diamonds, the final novella in the Tale of El'Anret! I AM SO EXCITED TO SHARE THIS WITH Y'ALL. UNGH. So here's the (temporary?) blurb: Darkness has long been cast over El'Anret. While two... Continue Reading →

GODEATER takes an unexpected journey!

(Flash Poetry) Follow-Up: When Anxiety Makes You Not Write.

My last post talked about me having all these words screaming in my ears, begging to write them down, how my mind was already ready to dive in to the next project. I just have one problem right now: Anxiety... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Know How to *NOT* Write Anymore

Yep, my brain KERSPLODED a little writing that. So King of Diamonds is off to the beta readers, along with the other Tales of El'Anret books! I wanted to make sure I didn't fall into any detail traps in wrapping... Continue Reading →

Bookstock 2017

My first author event was awesome. Seriously. It was magical. Also, they fed me turkey. AND I MEAN, THAT'S HOW YOU GET TO MY HEART. I got to talk to so many different people and get my story out there,... Continue Reading →

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