Melody earned her bachelor’s degree in music from Florida State University, and she has taken writing courses from Charter Oak College. She continued her vocal studies at New England Conservatory. She has performed soprano solos at concerts and conferences along the East Coast as well as overseas. Along with her husband, she’s helped to produce charity events in Florida, Massachusetts, and Mexico, which have included toy drives, foster care visits, vaccine awareness projects and medical supply distribution. She’s also participated in mission work and assisted with benevolent projects in the Middle East. She enjoys public speaking and is passionate about spiritual issues for women and topics pertaining to writers. She has also written songs in various genres. Some of her worship songs have been used by churches on the east coast.

She lives in Florida with her husband and bichon-poo, Essie.