TV interviews with
WFAA Good Morning Texas – May 6, 2021 (Dallas-Fort Worth)

Melanie has been featured on the following podcasts:

Elite Motivation Healing with Mahatma Starseed
Healing Soul with J with Jionna Harmon
Conversations LIVE! with Cyrus Webb
Healing Powers with Laura Powers
The Martial Arts Woman with Andrea Harkins
Whistlekick Martial Arts Radio with Jeremy Lesniak

Melanie Gibson’s work about martial arts, relationships, mental health, and other topics can be found here: (Click here for all articles or search the category Book Martial Arts Articles). – What Martial Arts Teaches Us About Mentorship
She Explores Life – What Martial Arts Teaches Us About Mentorship – Interview series with women in martial arts (Melanie Gibson)
She Explores Life – Doubling Down on Love: Is Your Relationship a Bad Investment? – How to Date with Bipolar Disorder
LA’s the Place – Tips for Dealing with Stress
Ms Career Girl – Faking “Fine”: Why I’ve Hidden My Mental Illness in the Workplace (For Now)
Authority Magazine – How Anyone Can Build Habits For Optimal Wellness (Plus, learn some trivia about my past and find out who my ideal lunch companion would be!)
Texas Lifestyle & Travel Magazine – 5 Minutes with Author Melanie Gibson – Using Taekwondo to Find Inner Peace (Plus, my favorite places to eat and hang out in Fort Worth!)
The Mighty – How Watching Horror Movies Helped Me Face My Anxiety


Reviews, interviews, and publicity for Kicking and Screaming:
Kirkus Reviews – Review of Kicking and Screaming
The Snyder News – Interview with Melanie for her hometown newspaper
Lynchburg Reads – Review of Kicking and Screaming
All Things Jill-Elizabeth – Q&A with Melanie and her top ten book recommendations
Lone Star Literary Review – April releases of books by Texan authors
Coffee Time Romance – Interview with Melanie about her background and her favorite authors
Motherhood Moment – Interview with Melanie on writing and what makes a good story
What Is That Book About – Ten books that significantly influenced Melanie’s life and writing
Mississippi Bookworm – Kicking and Screaming recommendation and synopsis
Texas Lifestyle & Travel Magazine – Melanie’s dream picks for who would play her in the movie version of Kicking and Screaming
Seek the Joy Podcast – Q&A with Melanie about what inspires her work, what brings her joy, and advice she’d give her younger self.
Book Review Video – Video by martial artist and writer Steve Grogan from Geek Wing Chun, Inc.

Email mdgwrites (at) and follow me on social media:
 Melanie Gibson Author / @TaekwondoLBB
Instagram: @melaniegibsonauthor
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Publicity: Leslie Barrett, PR By the Book

Photo of Melanie by Wesley Kirk / Vision & Verve