About Emlyn


Emlyn Chand emerged from the womb with a fountain pen clutched in her left hand (true story). When she's not writing, she can generally be found in the company of books, parrots, or her loving family. Emlyn is the founder and president of the acclaimed book marketing firm Novel Publicity and now writes most of her fiction under her real name, Melissa Storm.

Nonfiction Guides

Emlyn serves as an author, editor, and publisher for the Novel Publicity Guide to Writing & Marketing Fiction. Whether you’re an aspiring novelist who’s still trying to figure all this out or an established novelist doing your best to stay up-to-date with the hottest marketing tactics of the day, these books deliver tons of action-packed advice you can put into practice today.

Children's Fiction

Looking for a more advanced picture book for your bright young reader? Want to teach your little one a lesson about friendship, beauty, or compassion? The Bird Brain Books will amuse readers aged three to seven while sneaking in poignant teaching moments. Don't forget to check out Emlyn's books for the Young Adult Audience too!

The Latest News

Writer’s Digest Self-Published Novel
Awards declares Farsighted as the winner
of its Young Adult category!

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