Melanie LaForce was born in Painesville, Ohio. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Dave Abbott, and several rescue beasts.
Melanie holds a PhD in Social Psychology from Loyola University Chicago, and a BA from Ohio University.
Melanie is a retired skater and current trainer for The Windy City Rollers. She occasionally performs improv comedy with funny people.
Her hobbies include butter-eating, nap-taking, and cute-animal-petting.