Michele’s Non Fiction Articles

  • April 2019, “Networking Column,” NINK Volume 30, Number 4, Novelists, Inc.
  • March 2019, “Networking Column,” NINK Volume 30, Number 3, Novelists, Inc.
  • February 2019, “Making Your Writing Better and Tighter,” NINK Volume 30, Number 2, Novelists, Inc.
  • January 2019, “Channeling Your Inner Superhero Through Goal Setting and Introspection,” NINK Volume 30, Number 1, Novelists, Inc.
  • August-October 2018, “Critique Groups: Parts 1-3” NINK Volume 29, Numbers 9-10, Novelists, Inc.
  • October 2018, “This is Your Brain on Writing” & “Retrain Your Writer’s Brain,” NINK Volume 29, Number 10, Novelists, Inc.
  • July 2018, “The Author-Agent Relationship in the Current Publishing World,” NINK Volume 29, Number 7, Novelists, Inc.
  • February-April 2018, “Refilling the Well: Parts 1-3” NINK Volume 29, Numbers 2-4, Novelists, Inc.
  • 2017, “Empowering Your Inner Artist” NINK Volume 28, Number 8, Novelists, Inc.
  • 2016 “Embrace the R’s of Yearbook: Make Your Yearbook Relevant, Respected” featured in Yearbook Discoveries, Volume 22 Issue 2, published by Herff Jones Yearbooks.
  • “Write Copy Readers Care About” accepted Communications: Journalism Education Today (C:JET)
  • The Winter 2016 issue of C:JET (Vol. 50, Issue 2), on page 10, featured my commentary on the 2016 opening and closing of the Howelltonian Yearbook, as part of a feature by Bradley Wilson on openings and closings.
  • The Fall 2016 (Vol. 50, Issue 1) of C:JET, on page 6, showcased the election page from the 2016 Howelltonian and included my commentary about how we covered the event from a student perspective.
  • ThinkMap/Visual Thesaurus.com, New York, NY. Contributing Columnist. 46 articles since 2010, which can be found here: https://www.visualthesaurus.com/cm/contributors/21
    • “The Enduring Impact of English Teachers on Students” April 2015.
    • “How Can English Teachers Nurture Young Writers?” March 2015.
    • “Small Things that Change Lives: How Teachers Make a Difference” Nov. 2013.
    • “It’s About The Kids” July 2012.
    • “The Case for Journalism” April 2012.
  • Author of these additional C:JET Articles:
    • “Sell cookie dough, earn free yearbook” Spring 2011.
    • “Contests and Critiques” Fall 2009.
    • “Stuck in the Middle” Spring 1998.
    • “How Often We Forget We and Our Staffs are News” Fall 1999.
    • “Covering the Unimaginable—Case Study” Winter 1999.
  • Two journalism articles published in Mark Levin’s Journalist’s Notebook.
  • One journalism article published by National Elementary Scholastic Press Association.
  • Contributor of a vignette published in NCTE’s 2002 publication Applying NCTE/IRA Standards in Classroom Journalism Projects: Activities and Scenarios.
  • Writer and Editor of 1999 JEA Middle/Junior High Curriculum Guide.
  • St Louis Post-Dispatch commentary article author, Nov. 2000.