Marnie Kay


Marnie found her purpose in writing and publishing books for like-minded, creative entrepreneurs. 


As a Best-Selling Author and entrepreneur, Marnie decided that the art of writing, publishing and marketing a book is one worth sharing and so she went to work building her brand as an Indie Publisher. In 2015, Meraki House Publishing was born.


Just a few years ago, saying 'I love what I do' was a fantasy for Marnie. After a long career in a high-powered corporate career, Marnie made the decision to leave behind the passion-less path of other-people’s-business to forge her own, and ultimately empower others to do the same. She set some big scary goals, found a mentor, worked harder than everyone around her and simply never looked back. Today, she continues to build her global brand and inspire others with her story of courage and fierce tenacity. 


Melanie Fry

Project Manager

Melanie, an award winning mentor, entrepreneur, and recognized influencer, has launched many educational programs and initiatives all with the goal to educate, collaborate and empower other Entrepreneurs to make the World a better place. She is on a mission to empower and inspire others to live their best life possible. As an empowerment coach, Melanie helps women build self-confidence and self-worth which enables them to create a path to follow their dreams. She enjoys a life of adventure – and is a proud single mom. 


"When we can come together to collaborate and educate, it is so much more powerful." Melanie Fry

Alejandro Torres

Graphic Designer

Born and raised in Ecuador, currently living in Toronto, Canada. 

I am a strategic, multidisciplinary designer & art director with an eye for innovation and pixel perfection. I’ve worked with a very diverse gamut of clients and although my skill set is vast, my greatest expertise revolves in the worlds of Digital Design, brand identity design, and print collateral. My wish is to combine my knowledge and experience in these areas, to deliver the best creative to my clients and their audiences. 


I also love coffee. 


An entrepreneur with a burning desire to bring original ideas and concepts to life by sharing my vision while inspiring people to succeed. 


I believe myself to be a creative master but always a student of the arts. I continue to learn and discover the infinite potential that resides in the mind and always striving to grow as an individual expanding my creative power.


Tara Mondou

Substantive Editor

Tara Mondou’s life-long interest in reading books and telling stories has developed into a passion for writing and editing. As a first time author, she recently published the heart wrenching, true story of her Mother’s childhood, in her book Little Girl in the Mirror.

Tara works for Best Version Media as the Content Coordinator for Neighbours of West Galt magazine, a local publication in Cambridge, Ontario. She also works for the Waterloo Regional Block Parent® Program, developing programs that encourage children to be more physically active and independent.

When she’s not working and volunteering in her community, she is creating social groups and special events for local writers and authors that help support and promote the literary arts.

Tara lives in the West Galt area of Cambridge with her husband and two young daughters. 

Ally Prasad


I'm a Toronto based illustrator who loves to draw and write her own comics. I'm a graduate of Max the Mutt College of Animation and Design. Drawing is my passion whether it be children's books, to comic books, to story boarding. I like to experiment with different styles and hope to inspire others with my work. I've been drawing since I could hold a pencil, and trying to conquer the world of art with it as my sword!

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