Our Writers

Real Writers Committed to Creative Storytelling.

When you spend time learning with Melbee Academy, you can rest assured that all of our content is written by real writers. All contributors have degrees in creative writing, English, literature, tutoring certifications, or have been published in the past, ensuring that what you’re reading is of the highest quality.

Why Real Writers?

  • Accurate and quality content.
  • Up-to-date information.
  • A passion to help you grow.
Mel Beasley

Mel Beasley

“Believe in your story. If you don’t cry at the sad parts, you didn’t pour in enough of you.”

Mel is the creator and editor for Melbee Academy, as well as the marketing guru that gets the platform out into the world. He has around 8 years of experience in digital marketing and got his BFA in creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He’s currently working on a fiction novel.

Emmi Conner

Emmi Conner

“Nothing has informed my writing as much as my reading…”

Emmi is the academic writer for Melbee Academy, focusing on essay formatting. She holds a BFA in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She’s been published in Adelaide Literary Magazine, and Atlantis Magazine.

Guest Contributors

Rachelle Scott

Rachelle obtained her BFA in creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in popular fiction and publishing at Emerson College. In addition to her contributions to Melbee, Rachelle teaches adult learning courses in English and history.

Beasley Nester

Beasley is native to North Carolina but claims no town as her own. She has her BFA in creative writing and a certificate of publication from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she also minored in Spanish. When she’s not writing or traveling, she’s out having adventures with her beloved pup, Sally. Beasley’s favorite thing to write is fantasy fiction.