Michelle Lansdale decided to attend college for the first time after her youngest son’s high school graduation. She recently earned an MA in English with a concentration on visual rhetoric. Michelle writes both short stories and non-fiction stories, and publications include Lamar University’s Pulse Literary Magazine 2015-16 and Stories from Texas College Students. She also won second place in the TACWT student creative fiction writing contest in 2014. Michelle continues to write stories, blogs, and dabbles in acrylic painting in her spare time.