Melissa Gould’s memoir, Widowish, is an Amazon best seller and Editor's Pick for best memoir. It's also a Goodreads Top Book of 2021, and has been named one of BookAuthority's Best Grief Books of All Time. Widowish was awarded 2022's Best New Non-Fiction Book by the International Book Awards.
Melissa's essays have been published in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Hollywood Reporter, Buzzfeed and more.
She is an award-winning screenwriter whose credits include Bill Nye the Science Guy, Beverly Hills 90210, Party of Five, and Lizzie McGuire to name a few.
Melissa speaks and lectures widely on the subject of grief, parenting, and life after loss . She has been the keynote speaker for various organizations including Soaring Spirits International and Forest Lawn Memorial Parks. Melissa has appeared in conversation with renowned grief expert David Kessler, the Ed Asner Family Center for Mental Wellness, as well as with grief expert and author, Claire Bidwell Smith.
Her workshops for healing and connection are held throughout the year.
Melissa works with writers of all levels, as well as brands/companies big and small, looking to sharpen their content and take their writing to the next level. More information on her editorial services can be found here.
If you'd prefer to discuss your writing - whether how to get started or what to do with your work in progress, book a session with me here.