Melina DrugaMelina Druga is a freelance journalist, history enthusiast and author.  Her focus is on the period 1890-1920 with a particular interest in WW1 and how the war changed the lives of ordinary people.   In addition to her books, Melina blogs mostly about history on her website with the goal of educating those who know little or nothing about the topic.

Melina has a degree in English and learned journalistic practices and copy editing on the job.  She has worked for newspapers, online publications and small-business clients, and her portfolio contains thousands of articles, blog posts and news briefs.

When not working, Melina can be found practicing yoga or indulging her inner news junkie.  She lives in Ohio with her husband, daughter and cat.

Melina maintains a website and blog at  She can be found on several social media sites.  You can follow her @MelinaDruga.