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She has published essays in Christian Science Monitor and recently received an honorable mention for the Neltje Blanchan Award. Her first love is young adult science fiction, but she enjoys writing in all forms.
Inhis short story "Old Glory" was published in the inaugural issue of the Slippery Elm literary journal. I have had several stories published in small-press and college magazines such as The Sun, Cimarron Review, and Louisiana Literature.
She often finds herself on the couch wondering which choices led her to this stage in life, when only two years ago she was waiting tables in Cleveland. She thinks about the important points in life: Her first kiss on the top of a rocket slide, her first love wearing baggy Jencos in the hallways of a junior high school in Sullivan, Ohio, her first heartbreak on her sister's green and white plaid futon, sad country songs playing from the boombox.
She remembers the enlightening lessons her father showed her through his treatment of the homeless man he provided shelter for in the trailer out back behind the cornfield and acknowledges that it is him she often thinks about when she imagines what it is to be a genuinely caring person.
She remembers the first moment she acknowledged the power of a smile and a buying into the belief of optimism.
The type of optimism that tells her things aren't so bad and people are good. She thinks about all of these things and is brought back to her reality of Phoenix, Arizona by her cat, Kissy Kit, climbing onto her shoulders and purring in her ears.
From the relationship the narrator has with her father, the relationship between her parents, to the young boy taken out to sea, "Our Fathers" looks at the human condition and the different relationships we build with those around us and what, if anything, they mean.
Michelle feels so privileged to have the opportunity to share her writing yet again with Scribes Valley Publishing. She thanks her mother, father, sister, and friends for the inspiration to continue the journey in her love of writing.
Finally, she thanks you for reading.
Now that all four kids are in school she has coaxed her muse out of hiding and unleashed her dream to write. She lives in Algonquin, IL with her husband and four children where she writes until the school bell rings. Now she writes stories for anyone living anywhere, about a college with Bible for its middle name during a time of war with a nod to Shirley Nelson.
Two other original pieces will be published in For twenty nine years prior, he served as a county manager, department head, and public servant in North Carolina.
He resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, awaiting the welcome baby-sitting duties associated with the birth of his third grandchild in the New Year. I am a thinker and a writer.Opportunities abound for high school sophomores and juniors to write essays and win college scholarship money.
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