About the author

Melissa Linn, author of the Molt & Quill

Melissa Linn is a master’s candidate in the Journalism program at CU-Boulder. Melissa’s first masters degree is in criminal justice and her professional background is in law enforcement. She spent four out of the ten years investigating traffic crashes, criminal street gangs, violent crimes, and homicides.

Melissa has done freelance writing for the Quad City Times writing about local crime. As well as writing for the graduate CU journalism publication at Under the Flatirons.