Melanie Votaw is the author of six non-fiction books on a variety of subjects published by Running Press/Perseus Books, as well as a contributor to fiction, poetry, and non-fiction anthologies. She has also ghostwritten more than 25 non-fiction books and developmentally edited more than 50 books, which have won 30+ awards. These titles have been published by such houses as Hyperion, Macmillan, and Hay House, and one made the New York Times Bestseller List. She specializes in self-help, business, cookbooks, and health. Melanie resides in New York City and is also a travel and entertainment writer/photographer with a blog at www.TripOutonTravel.com.