Writer #8158
Fletcher, NC
3 Star Rating
9 Love Lists
17 Clients
23,000 Words
Prior to spending 7 years as a high school English teacher, Michelle wrote professionally as both a newspaper journalist and a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. Her expertise is in writing rock music criticism, as well as interviews and profiles of rock artists. Her years in the profession and her master's degree in education makes her a natural fit for topics as varied as education and pedagogy, as well as popular culture, literature and writing. As a parent, Michelle is skilled in family and parenting writing, as well as domestic and lifestyle topics.

Highlights

Orders
71
Last Login
7/26/16
Elite Skills
2
Samples
8

Michelle D's Catalog Product Experience

24 Projects Completed

Michelle has written many pieces for catalog work, and finds it a great outlet for her creative side. Her catalog work is short, sweet, to the point, and fun. She has a way with words, and is willing to write about most any subject.

Industry Projects

  • Music50+
  • Entertainment10+
  • Kids/Family7
  • Women5
  • Education1

Summary of Industry Experience

Music

Michelle cut her teeth in the world of journalism as a music critic for several alternative music magazines when she was still in high school. She continued writing about music and writing album and concert reviews in college. As a staff writer for a local weekly newspaper, she had many opportunities to write concert reviews and musician interviews, and freelanced for Prefix webzine as a music reviewer and features writer.

Entertainment

Michelle has been writing entertainment features for 20 years, for both online and print publications. She has written pieces for entertainment subjects such as music, movies, and television.

Kids/Family

Michelle has been writing for 20 years, and maintains a blog about her life with her 2 boys, husband, and geriatric dachshund. She has written several pieces that have been published both online and in print.

Women

Michelle has been writing for 20 years, and maintains a blog about life with her busy family. Her work has been published both online and in print. She is a former English teacher, and currently works at home while watching her children.

Education

Michelle has been an English, speech, creative writing, and theater teacher for 7 years. She has a master's degree in Secondary Education. While pursuing her master's degree, Michelle took numerous classes on pedagogy, as well as the education, development, and psychology of high school students. As a teacher, she continued pursuing professional development opportunities to improve upon and learn more about her practice.

Product Projects

  • Article20+
  • Catalog20+

Summary of Product Experience

Article

Michelle has written numerous articles, for both online and print publications. She is adept at writing articles, as they give her the opportunity to showcase her creative side.

Catalog

Michelle has written many pieces for catalog work, and finds it a great outlet for her creative side. Her catalog work is short, sweet, to the point, and fun. She has a way with words, and is willing to write about most any subject.

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