Your Writing Muse
  Here to Help with All Your Writing Needs! 

You can read her full writing background on her Bio Page, but in short Melissa has worked as a writer in all forms of entertainment (book publishing, theatre, film, and TV).  She has also worked for many different kinds of businesses doing everything from working on website content to writing press releases and blog articles.  She has over 15 years of experience as a writer, editor, researcher, and writing coach. 






Melissa knows how to take a project from its concept to a finished story as well as how to market it.  So whether it’s with how to get started, how to finish, or you just need someone to evaluate or edit your work before you send it out, let her help you REACH YOUR WRITING GOALS!
Need writing, editing, or 
marketing help?


©2007, Your Writing Muse, All Rights Reserved.
(Drawn by Ira V. Gates)
Professional writer and editor  Melissa Pilgrim is available to assist you with all your writing endeavors—books, staged plays, screenplays, TV series (for TV or the web), songs, and business websites.  She can also help with your project's marketing and researching needs.  

Melissa's passions in life are writing and helping others write!
Have a project you need help with?
Look What Melissa's Clients Are Saying:
"Melissa is a gifted writer who seems to sense exactly what you want your work to say—it's truly amazing! She helped completely revise my web business by rewriting each web page, showed me ways to help further promote it using the media, and now she continues to edit my newsletters, writes my press releases, and helps with various other projects. She's a valuable source of information all in one package and I would recommend her to anyone looking for writing or P.R. help."
—S.M., Interior Design Consultant, Beverly Hills, CA 
"After Melissa reviewed and edited my play, it received its first production in Chicago. Her comments were instructive and intuitive—and her sense of plot, timing, story, and structure were right on target."
—Lisa Holmes, Playwright/Novelist, Chicago, IL
"Thank you for your wonderful work, Melissa. God Bless!"
—Ramon Estevez, President, ESP Productions (Martin Sheen's Company), Warner Brothers Studios, CA
"It is a great pleasure to work with Melissa. She is humble but very insightful about her work as an editor. 
I am happy to recommend her to anyone. She does an excellent job."  
—Robert Peng, Co-author of The Master Key with Rafael Nasser, New York, NY  
(Republished by Sounds True, 2014. First edition published by Rainbow Tree Publishing in 2010 and titled 
Qigong Master, My Life and Secret Teachings.)
“Thank you for the incredible editing you did for my book, Intimate Wisdom. I received both the Editor’s Choice and Publisher's Choice Awards for it from my publisher iUniverse and I am thrilled!" 
—Karinna Kittles-Karsten, Author of Intimate Wisdom, The Sacred Art of Love, Pacific Palisades, CA
Email Melissa at mlpilgrim@yourwritingmuse.com to set up a FREE  
consultation by Phone, Email, or Skype to see how she can help you! 
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To set up a FREE 10 Minute Consultation by Phone, Email, or Skype to see if she can help you!
Services Offered: Writing, Editing, Script Consulting, Writing Coaching, Researching, Marketing/P.R. & Pitching Help
"Working with writer Melissa Pilgrim on my animated film Bucky, The Journey Home  was one of the best decisions I ever made."
—Buck Woodall, Producer, buckcreations.com, Hanalei, HI
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"Thank you Melissa for helping me to organize my thoughts and for giving my original drafts of my website content pages a more professional presence.  Your editing exceeded my expectations and I gained more confidence to promote my website and show my art work.  I wish I would have found you years ago!"
—Mike Cotter, Artist, mikecotterart.com, Manchester, NH
Sugar Bowl (Drawing)

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Melissa's Latest Project Releases:
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To Date, Melissa Has Had:
  • 16 plays produced (with 1 now published!)
  • 4 screenplays optioned
  • 1 TV series optioned
  • 1 children's picture book & storybook app published
  • 1 historical fiction novel published
  • 1 song produced (as co-writer/lyricist)

She Has also Been Hired To:
  • Write numerous treatments, screenplays, & series book bibles for various TV & film production companies (including Martin Sheen's ESP Productions at Warner Brothers)
  • Edit & help launch over 12 books with authors from L.A. to N.Y.C. (for both print & ebooks)