Southern Writer & Humorist: Melinda Rainey Thompson

By Jul 2, 2012 127 Comments

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Happy month of July! (Wait– did we just say July?!?)

We’re kicking off the month with a bonafide, laugh out loud author and humorist from the South… yeah, we had to read more too!


Melinda Rainey Thompson is an award-winning, best-selling author and speaker living in the South. Her books include: Southern Women Aging Gracefully, The SWAG Life, I Love You–Now Hush (with co-author), and a brand new book, I’ve Had It Up To Here With Teenagers. Look for them in your favorite bookstore, online, or download on your electronic reader. She can be reached on her fan page at Facebook.com/MelindaRaineyThompson, on Twitter at @mrtswag, or through her blog, http://melindaraineythompson.wordpress.com.

Ready to read more? Don’t miss these three amazing posts from her blog!

  1. The accidental writer: For aspiring writers everywhere.
  2. Shopping online for caskets: A little something funny for you!
  3. Parenting teenagers, titling a book, and saving the world.

We told you Melinda was funny! After you leave a comment on this post, head on over to Melinda Rainey Thompson, check out her fantastic blog, and make a new friend.

Be sure to leave her some comment love too!

About Francesca

Francesca has an extensive background in content marketing, public relations, and social outreach. She oversees all Operations at Sway Group, including our robust metrics capabilities. Prior to joining the online world, Francesca oversaw viticulture and oenology at various wineries in both California and Italy, and managed regulatory affairs and facility approvals at the biotech company, Genentech. Francesca has been featured on CBS Sacramento and Food Blogger Pro’s podcast. She has also hosted an AMA webinar and spoken at Social Media World.