Q. Michelle, Tell us a little bit about yourself: family, how long you've written, etc.
A. I've lived in sunny Arizona since 1991 and have two sons and a husband of 19 years. My experiment with writing began in August 2003. I had no idea how difficult it could be. I joined ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) and that made a huge difference in my writing.
In addition to writing, I hold the position as Editor-in-Chief of a new online magazine. The debut issue released in July 2008. The magazine is called Christian Fiction Online Magazine and it's sponsored by the CFBA, which is the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance.
Q. What is your "writing vision"? Whom do you want to reach and why?
A. I want to reach young people who have misguided opinions of themselves and of God's plan for their lives. I want to show young readers that there is always a second chance and you can always start over with Jesus. Most importantly, I want to show readers that there is a purpose to every circumstance in our lives. Nothing is wasted in God's economy.
Q. What is your writing day like? Do you have a day job? If so, how do you juggle family, writing, job, etc.?
A. I write when I can. I work full-time for the government. How I juggle everything is that I try to keep the Lord first (I wish I could say I was always successful but that wouldn't be honest), and I don't waste time sitting in front of the television. I'm one of those weird kinds of people that does better and is more efficient the busier I get.
Q. Any last words? Any word of inspiration to unpublished writers?
A. Hang on folks, it's a wild ride.
For more information about Michelle and her books, visit her Web site at www.michellesutton.net.
Michelle has agreed to a book giveaway, BUT we must have twelve entries in order for anyone to win. Tell your friends about this great book and this free giveaway on September 12!
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