Writer’s Bone Podcast: Melanie Padgett Powers Shares All: Freelancers and Journalism

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Writer’s Bone Podcast, hosted by Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy, gives insight into the world of writing and sheds light on some of your favorite writers every week! In this episode of Friday Morning Coffee, Melanie Padgett Powers shares all.

In this episode, Melanie Padgett Powers, owner of MelEdits, joins Daniel and Sean live from Chatter in Washington, D.C. to discuss a variety of subjects related to writing. Some of these include why “freelancers” need to think of themselves as small business owners, the differences between introverts and extroverts, her path from Indiana to Washington, D.C., and the current state of journalism.

Melanie Padgett Powers started her career as a newspaper reporter in Indiana and grew from there. She uses many parts of journalism in her career every day, from researching and interviewing, to storytelling on a variety of subjects. She has worked in healthcare as a writer for many organizations over the years and offers many writing services today. To learn more about Melanie, visit her website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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After meeting at a Halloween Party in 2013, Sean Tuohy met Daniel Ford put their heads together and came up with a podcast they would use to discuss books and some of their other favorite things. They initially called the podcast “2 Gentleman Writers,” then “Hemingway’s Love Children.” They eventually settled on Writer’s Bone. Daniel and Sean are in the middle of something very big and wonderful. Through Writer’s Bone, they feature author interviews, present works of fiction, and Boneyard discussions along the way.