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Michelle Harrison Michelle Harrison

Welcome

I was born in 1979 and grew up in Grays, Essex. Thanks to my two older sisters, stories have always been a big part of my life. As well as reading to me, they invented tales of their own and drew pictures to accompany them. I began writing short stories when I was about fourteen, and by the time I left school it was my ambition to become an author and illustrator.

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MY LATEST BOOK:

One Wish

One wish only, understood? There are rules, so listen good . . . The Spinney Wicket Wishing Tree can grant your heart’s …

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FROM MY BLOG:

How I Write

January 21, 2016

How I Write

Happy 2016! I felt my first post of the year should be writing related, seeing as so many of my readers ask advice on their own work. I can’t say these tips will work for everyone, but these are some of the things that work for me.   Magpie nest A …

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The End: Tips to Get Your Manuscript Over the Finish Line

December 14, 2015

The End: Tips to Get Your Manuscript Over the Finish Line

They’re two such little words, but every writer gives a huge sigh of relief to write them: The End.   I seem to be in the minority among the authors I know. Most writers talk of their enjoyment of crafting a story, and their dislike of the editing …

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Numbers

July 24, 2015

Numbers

It’s been a while since my last blog, due to a tight deadline with limited time to write thanks to the lovely little toddler in my life. However, I’ve come up with an idea for something relatively quick and to the point which is hopefully informative ( …

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MY NEXT EVENT IS…

Thurrock Writers’ Festival

September 11, 2015

Thurrock Writers’ Festival

11.00am A 90 minute creative writing workshop for young writers aged 11 and up, in which Michelle teaches budding authors to create a powerful story opening using brainstorming techniques. Michelle frequently uses this workshop in schools and, as well …

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My Books