Melinda Crow
Let's break all the rules together. Travel. Writing. Life.
Created 29 Apr 2020
  • Medium Writing Tips You Might Not Know About
    23 Feb 2021 • 1 min read
    I’ve got a thing for doors. And locks. This is a beautiful iron door knocker I discovered on a door on Santorini. Photo by Gary Crow. When success knocks on your door, will you be too afraid to answer...
  • Are Bots Holding You Back?
    05 Jan 2021 • < 1 min read
    Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash I am so wrapped up in the world of bots lately. And when I say “bots” I’m talking about everything non-human that controls our lives. Whether we’re talking about algor...
  • How's Your Week Going?
    02 Dec 2020 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Let’s start with the biggest news— I’m officially a News Break creator. I had taken a look at the platform before and found it to be pretty much a news aggregator, similar to MSN or Yahoo. Since I’ve ...
  • 8 minutes & 29 seconds is all you need to improve your writing
    28 Nov 2020 • < 1 min read
    The new Breakout Writing podcast has four episodes, all under 10 minutes, and all designed to give you important tools to help you break free of the chains holding you back. Today’s new episode is all...
  • New Series for The Writing Cooperative
    24 Oct 2020 • < 1 min read
    WRITER’S TOOLKIT Do You Know the Most Revealing Word in Your Toolkit? ‘I’ is a powerful pronoun but you’ve got to know how to use it You’ve heard it before, “Be careful using I too frequently in your ...
  • Broken on Bonaire Writer's Analysis: Chapters 5 & 6
    16 Aug 2020 • 1 min read
    Chapter 5 This is the catalyst chapter. It's the point at which something must happen to the protagonist to boot them out the door. They may know they have problems but have no intention of solving th...
  • New Chapters
    15 Aug 2020 • < 1 min read
    Whew! I’m cranking out the chapters almost one per day. Paid subscribers ($5 per month) can read them using free the links below. Medium members (also $5) get them free here: Travel Accomplice. Chapte...
  • Broken on Bonaire
    09 Aug 2020 • < 1 min read
    Whew, I’m playing catch up. Writing a chapter a day has been tougher than I thought, even for the short chapters required of a novella. If you’ve missed the chapters on the Travel Accomplice homepage,...
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