Author Archives: Melanie Schertz

JAFF Addicts Rejoice

JAFF Addicts Rejoice

Recently I read a message from another author in the field of JAFF, and she was asking if we thought the genre was over saturated with all the new authors in the field.  My opinion is: no way! One of the nice things about JAFF is the fact that our characters are timeless.  They have… more goodness …

Share a smile

Share a smile

Of course my swamp cooler (evaporative cooler) decided to give up a few weeks ago, when the weather was in the 90’s here in Utah.  Being the end of the season, only the most expensive replacements are available in the stores.  While I was in Home Depot, I watched as they were putting out Halloween… more goodness …

With This Ring

One of my favorite things is learning about customs and the meanings behind them.  So it isn’t surprising that after years of working with fingerprints and such, that I would wish to learn more about customs with fingers, particularly when it comes to rings and marriage. Why do most customs use the left ring finger… more goodness …

Who needs a man???

Who needs a man???

Sorry for the delay, but life has been crazy. Here is the first 2 chapters of my newest book, Master Elizabeth Bennet.  The story starts out with the Bennet family having endured illness and a fire which have claimed many family members, including all of the men. How were young ladies to survive in the… more goodness …

Do you want to be a Princess??

Do you want to be a Princess??

When you were a child, did you ever pretend that you were a member of a royal family?  Did you dream of being a princess or a prince, attending balls, wearing beautiful clothes and jewels? Did you think the lives of royalty was one of people waiting upon them and allowing them to enjoy every… more goodness …