They say you should write what you know . . .
Melanie Raabe was born in 1981 and grew up in former East Germany before moving to West Germany with her family. She studied media and literature and was a magazine editor before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. While freelancing, she performed in shows and wrote two plays, all while crafting novels at night. Melanie Raabe lives in Cologne and loves travelling, cooking, bungee-jumping, tattoos, indie rock, and cats.