Hi there! My name’s Melissa. I’m a 23-year-old author/artist who’s writing/drawing LGBTQ+ stories about people kissing softly.
My first story is the middle-grade novel THE CAVES OF ARKEH:NA—shy closeted girl befriends magicless nonbinary teen who lives in a cave in her backyard mountains. Friends to lovers, magic cave kisses, self-discovery. You can start reading here. (Rating: G)
My latest story is the new adult romance novel BLACK KITTEN—trans mafia leader falls in love with a trans pianist who works at his speakeasy. First times, budding friendships, cats. You can start reading here. (Rating: R)