Michelle Isenhoff

Michelle, personally

The Evolution of an Author

Some of you guys have been with me on this publishing journey from the beginning. You’ve watched me break out into the self-publishing market in 2011, make some major mistakes, learn how to rectify them, and gradually come to produce children’s literature that has consistently received high ratings. I was an elementary school teacher, and I’ve […]

Struggling Readers

As I’m preparing for the upcoming homeschool year, I’m going to take a break from book reviews to touch on a related literary subject–struggling readers. I have one of these. In fact, I have two. The younger one is a typical boy who’d rather spend time outside and therefore commits way less than his full […]

A Look Forward and a Look Back

What a year! There are things about 2012 I’d like to repeat and things I never want to go through again. I suppose that’s like any other year. As far as my writing is concerned, it’s also been a mixed bag. Now it’s time once again to pick out the highlights, celebrate the goals met, […]

A Canon of Literature

A note from Michelle: Because I’m currently on holiday in the Smokey Mountains, the planning of which took up mucho blog time, and because all the rest of my free time lately has been spent turning The Candle Star into an audio book, I do not have a Friday Freebie for you this week. This post, […]

Indie Endeavors, part 1 – My Eight-Year Journey

Last year, I choose to become an independently-published author (affectionately dubbed an “Indie”).  This year, I’m going make an effort to share some of my experiences with others who may be considering the same route.  Today, as my first post in this series, I’ll describe the eight-year road that precluded my own decision. Actually, I’ve […]

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