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Sunday Spotlight: Rachel H.T. Mendell

By: Marilyn L. Davis


sunday spotlight rachel H. T. Mendell marilyn l davis Rachel H.T. Mendell writes freelance from home in her office that she grabbed when her sixth child moved out, which is much nicer than the converted closet she wrote in for almost 20 years. 

She is married and has seven children and one grandson. When Rachel is not writing, she’s gardening, caring for chickens, rabbits, and cats. She lives with her family in Morrow County, Ohio.

Rachel writes novels, poetry, plays, essays, columns, articles, short stories, long letters, devotionals, and experimental allegory.

She has been published in various magazines:  Galion Inquirer, The Morrow County Sentinel, the Crestline Advocate and online at Richland Source.

You can find a few of her articles at Heart of Ohio Magazine and floating around cyberspace.

She keeps a blog, Domestic Mobility (, and has recently started a website (

Rachel’s books, Before Coffee, God, and Love to Write Everyday are available at Amazon.


Published posts on Two Drops of Ink:

1) The Reporter Life

2) The Reporter Life: Writing the Press Release

3) The Reporter Life: Writing a Letter to the Editor

4) Two Drops of Ink: Noise, Guilt, Muskets, and Time

5) The Reporter Life: Writing the Article and the Magic of Three

6) Fox and Grapes: A Retelling


Rachel happily answers emails at


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