Author Archives: Michelle L. Johnson
Last September I went to my first writers’ conference. I had the good fortune of running into a former classmate from a memoir writing class I had taken at The Muse, who I hadn’t seen for a few months. Jennifer.
We’ve really done it! Thanks to the America’s Got Stories contest from Koehler Books, we’ve been published! As you read in Jennifer’s post, I got my books first. Drove down to the Barnes & Noble, met some of the other … Continue reading
I just began to write a post for this week and realized I haven’t posted about our last face-to-face meeting!
Looks like the dreaded move is almost upon us. When Jennifer and I looked at the calendar today, we could hardly believe it. Next week is our last meeting. Face to face that is. She’s moving away. Not to worry! … Continue reading
Memoir writing is tough. Every chapter is its own unique emotional wringer. Jennifer and I have a (rather unique) way of combating this, and though the silly hats definitely take the edge off, the cooking and having fun in the … Continue reading
A week in Vegas was just what the doctor ordered, but coming back and not having any of my writing finished has me in a bit of a tailspin. Don’t get me wrong – I am not complaining! But when … Continue reading
This week we decided to take our show on the road. We walked down to the boardwalk and had lunch on the patio on 10th Street. Jennifer had the most delicious looking chicken salad sandwich. I had a hamburger. Minus … Continue reading
I have to admit, I am a contest addict. I believe it began with a box of Weetabix cereal back in the early 70’s. They used to have a contest entry form on the back of every box – to … Continue reading
I am often amazed at the steps in life that lead a person to one place or another. Jennifer and I made a decision today that will hopefully affect many people in a positive way. I thought I would share … Continue reading