Nashville-based writer and Rare Country contributor Melinda Lorge has always been passionate about country music. So for her, writing about it comes easy. Her previous work can be seen in Rolling Stone Country, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine and on the Wide Open Country blog. When Melinda isn't busy keeping up with country music news, she can be found\u00a0trying new\u00a0recipes, hiking or visiting with family. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.