Hollywood The Write Way began in February 2008 originally as melodysimpson.blogspot.com. The site’s purpose is to publish entertainment reviews and interviews with actors, writers, comedians, musicians, singers, and others in the business, as well as cover various events in Hollywood and NYC.

Melody Simpson

Hi, there! I’m Melody Simpson, lover of books, Broadway, TV, and film! After completing a literary internship for Louise Fury at The Bent Agency, I’m currently prepping to query my first novel for young adults. I am a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). I have also written TV recaps, reviews, and more for OMFGTV, The Televixen, Buzzfocus, and TVOverMind.

Some random facts about me… I identify as Gryffindor or Gryffinclaw, a Renthead, and a Francophile. I used to co-host the first podcast dedicated to the hit Fox series, Glee. I used to save all of my movie theater ticket stubs but ditched the habit in one of the many household moves growing up. I am a massive Charmed, One Tree Hill, and Heroes fan and it’s no secret that sci-fi and magic have my heart. Favorite Disney Movies: Aladdin, Mulan, The Little Mermaid, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Tangled.

I’m a twenty-something, born and raised in New Jersey and I consider my second home to be Los Angeles, CA.

Must Read Posts:


My Movie History in 21 Questions

My Netflix Viewing History Over the Years

Entertainment Bucket List

San Diego Comic Con Tips Guide

Book Expo America Tips Guide

How I Read Books

My Podcast Listening History

Blog Anniversary Best Of Retrospective

Fox’s New Girl blurbs Hollywood the Write Way!



Seasonal Contributor:



Sarah is a Florida transplant originally from New Jersey. She is a book and television enthusiast who from time to time likes to blog about books right here on Hollywood the Write Way.




Guest Features:

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Colleen McAllister
Greg Witte Part 1Part 2
NY Buckeye
The Vegan Chef Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
The TV Chick

Celebrity Guest Features:

July 6, 2010 Nikki SooHoo (The Lovely Bones) – Food: The Mental Game

July 13, 2010 Harvey Guillen (ABC Family’s Huge) – Appreciating the Arts

September 20, 2010 Julia Ling (NBC’s Chuck) – Dancing & Martial Arts

October 25, 2010 Magda Apanowicz (Syfy’s Caprica) – Moving to Los Angeles & Body Image

March 23, 2011 Miracle Laurie (Dollhouse) – Vegetarianism

June 29, 2011 Ali Liebert (Harper’s Island, Kyle XY) – Health & Body Image

June 30, 2011 Emma Lahana (Hellcats) – Empowering Women

June 30, 2011 Vanessa Lengies (HawthoRNe) – Bettering Ourselves & the World

October 15, 2011 Kristina Apgar (Privileged) – Feminism

April 8, 2012 Zoe Soul (Reed Between The Lines) – Being Vegan