Melissa Salce is a freelance writer, editor, and crafter with more than 15 years of professional writing experience. After working as a communications writer— in high-tech, non-profit, and architecture and engineering—Melissa transitioned to a freelance lifestyle. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and 6 rescue animals—3 dogs and 3 cats. Passionate about animal rights and environmentalism, she loves nature, animals, and cooking vegetarian/vegan food. Melissa has written for newspaper, magazines, trade publications, websites, and various blogs. She is currently working on several projects, including writing a novel. She can be reached at melissasalcewriter.com.