About Melinda Cooper

Melinda Eye Cooper writes devotions, articles, and fiction. Her inspiration for writing comes from Psalm 102:8, “Write down for the coming generation what the Lord has done, so that people not yet born will praise Him” (Psalm 102:18 GNT). She grew up in the Missouri Ozarks in a large family and is number seven of ten siblings. Many of her devotions and stories are inspired from her vivacious childhood. Melinda is published at Christian Devotions Ministry, Cross Walk, Nashville Christian Voice, Stories for the Heart, Sunday School Network, and VineWords: Devotions and More. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, and Word Weavers, International. Melinda has been honored to be a Selah Awards finalist for online articles in 2019, 2020, and 2021. She is a finalist for the 2023 Writer of the Year Award through Serious Writer for her middle-grade fantasy manuscript, Becoming Amethyst Stone. Melinda lives near Nashville, Tennessee with her husband Eddie, and their three sons, two daughters-in-law, and three beautiful grand-daughters. She is also crazy about her four-legged family member, a spunky dog named Lincoln. Melinda enjoys long walks on the greenway and playing with her grandchildren. Visit Melinda’s blog, Stories for the Heart, here , to receive posts via email. Follow her on Facebook here or Instagram here.