Michelle is a full-time writer based in Brisbane. She credits her three sons for giving her an endless source of inspiration for her writing, as well as her wrinkles.
Her picture book, Yellow Dress Day, was featured on ABC Kids Play School, which was a highlight in her career, as like most Aussie kids, she grew up watching the program.
As Founder of Share Your Story Australia, she loves coaching aspiring authors and illustrators achieve their dreams of publication.
Publications:The Bedtime Band - Wombat Books (2011).
Yellow Dress Day -New Frontier Publishing (2012)
- shortlisted for the 2013 Crichton Award.
- It was a featured book on Play School, read by Justine Clarke.
- Winner of the 2015 International Book Awards for Hardcover Children's Picture Book.
- Awarded a Silver Moonbeam Award and Gelett Burgess Award in 2015 for Children's Literature.
- 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Notables list.
- 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Notables list
- shortlisted in the 2018 Speech Pathology Awards
- Highly Commend in the Society of Women's Writers NSW Book Awards 2018 in the Hilarie Lindsay Children's Book Section.
- Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children's Hardcover Fiction
- Finalist in the USA Best Book Awards
- Gellett Burgess Award for Children's Literature
- Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture Books
- Listed twice on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables list
- Shortlisted for the 2018 Speech Pathology Awards
- Highly Commended in the Society of Women's Writers NSW Book Awards Hilarie Lindsay Children's Book section
- Winner of the 2018 AusMumpreneur Gold Award for Business Excellence
- Redlands BaR Awards for best Business Start Up