Anna Michaels

Anna Michaels

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in Mooreville, Mississippi, The United States
February 08, 1942




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Anna Michaels lives in an enchanted cottage in Mississippi where she grows the roses that served as inspiration for her debut novel, The Tender Mercy of Roses. Her gardens are also filled with cardinals, warblers and mocking birds that swing on a suspended dragon outside her office window and entertain her while she writes.

Her love affair with words started when Anna was a child. She used to read books in a tree swing on her daddy’s farm and dream of being a writer. Also a pianist and sometimes-lyricist, Anna says she “hears the music of words.” She describes her writing process as “recording the melody and the magic of story.”

Anna has a long history of service to her community. She created the first Puppet Ministry in northeast Mississippi...more

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In the workshops and seminars, university classrooms and writing conferences, book signing parties and casual conversations, people ask me how to begin a novel. Each writer's process is unique. There will be similarities, of course, but

one of the most important aspects of the writing process is that it works for the particular writer.

In a lecture I heard several years ago (and, of course, I par...

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Average rating: 3.70 · 182 ratings · 72 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Tender Mercy of Roses
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The Language of Silence
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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