Melinda Fargo

Melinda Fargo

Freelance Writer and Blogger

Freelance writer, essayist, blogger, newspaper columnist for UK’s largest regional newspaper, Editor-in-chief of Ezine Post-40 Bloggers and public speaker. Niches: parenting, op-ed, lifestyle.

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Desire to Be Published Was the Culprit of My Writer’s Block

First person essay

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Femvertising: powerful or phenomenally patronising?

Opinion piece
What Mel Did, UK

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I wanted my son to attend a prestigious university. Why I was wrong.

First person essay
Grown & Flown, USA

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Old-school, West Indian parent talks black and white parenting

First person essay, USA

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The morning I discovered my son and his girlfriend in his bedroom

First person essay
Grown and Flown, USA

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Sometimes a school rule is not a feminist attack

Monthly column - news driven
The Eastern Daily Press, UK

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Calling time on tardiness

Monthly column - first person narrative
Eastern Daily Press, UK

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Molly and The Wishing Bear

Older children's fiction (sample chapter)
Melinda Fargo, Author

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If you read only one post...

Monthly column - Inspirational
BritMums, UK

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The universe called to say stay in bed this Valentine's Day

Satirical submission
Sammiches & Psych Meds, USA