Michele Kimbrough

Romantic suspense by any other name isn't as sweet

Everybody Has A Story

Everybody has a story. And it’s not a “single-story” — you know, that one-dimensional, one-sided, flattened point of view brought on by images of bigotry and stereotypical tropes. No. It’s … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Witness – Part 1

  She folded her arms across her chest, with one hand holding her red umbrella above her head while the other was

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Difference in Point of View

Omniscient point of view means I am the all-seeing, all-knowing narrator of my stories. It means I can be in more than one character’s head at a time. The trouble is … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The first rule of holes: If you are in one, stop digging

What are your greatest accomplishments so far? We often don’t take stock of what we’ve accomplished in our life, whether personal or professional. We’ve been taught that to do so … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Being Different

It’s difficult being different in a world that embraces sameness, uniformity . . . conformity.

September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

To Surrender

“Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness.” — Caroline Myss

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

All roads led to this station in my life

Have you ever tried to remap the directions you’ve taken in your life? I have. Sometimes I’d wonder, “how the heck did I get here of all places?”  I often … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Never Give In

“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Debating Myself

I spent a lot of time loving people who didn’t love me back, marrying men who weren’t dedicated to the marriage, confiding in people who used the info to harm … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 2 Comments

Road Rage

[Re-Post from Winter 2013-14] In Chicago, and all over the nation, we are experiencing record breaking weather conditions.  Truthfully, I don’t mind the hostile weather. My big beef is trying … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

See Jane Run is a Complete Sentence

I thought that writing was my gift.  But I was wrong. Let me explain. See Jane run is a sentence that has taught millions how to both read and write.  Writing isn’t a … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 6 Comments


Fiction is a body of work that describes imaginary events and people. Keyword: IMAGINARY. That’s why I love fiction — I get to use my imagination and create worlds

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Endings Are Possible…

United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote: People who live in difficult circumstances need to know that happy endings are possible.

September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Black Lives Matter and Black Girls Rock

You know why there isn’t something called “White Girls Rock”? Because unlike little black girls, white girls are validated in just about every facet of their lives, in everything they … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 4 Comments

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