Michele Vecchitto is a writer and a former middle school teacher.  Her poetry has been published in literary journals and anthologies as well as in four self-published volumes. Michele was invited to read her poems at the Austin International Poetry Festival and was honored to be included in When Time and Space Conspire.  In addition, she published a young adult fantasy novel, Tales from Blarnach: The Chosen One. She continues to hone her craft simply to breathe life into the stories living in the corners of her mind.

In addition to writing, Michele has always been an avid reader, starting in elementary school when she would come home with stacks and stacks of books from the Scholastic Book Club. Her children know one of her favorite sayings is “Books are your friends.” Michele’s home is filled with books that can be found in almost every room. It is not uncommon for her to have several books going at once, most of which are finished in a matter of days if not hours.

When not lost in her writing, Michele can be found indulging in the cuisine of her husband, Chef Mark Vecchitto, or delighting in the antics of their quirky chocolate lab and two Ninja cats.


Mission Statement

With pen and paper,
I aspire to paint portraits
with words that find color
in a black and white world

I value each hue that brings
a new perspective to thoughts
we may share and understanding
to ideas not yet considered

While wandering in a place
of my own creation, I invite
each reader to come along
and teach me, to show me how

to see with new eyes
to feel with an open heart
to understand with a clear mind
to create with connection and purpose


  1. Love your writing and your way with words!! I mean come on? How dead on and funny is – Ninja Cats? I’m still laughing! A perfect description of a cat calmly lying on the couch and then jumping up and racing to the other room like a dog is chasing them! Well, in your case that could actually be true – yes?

    Looking forward to following you!!!

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  2. Ninja cats ? i have images of torn curtains, havoc and chaos 🙂 Thank you so much for the follow. I’m delighted and wish you an awesome ninja-ish 2017 !

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  3. Hi Michelle,

    How are you doing? I have been searching my emails for your interview today and I cannot find it. I know I had it as I emailed you back that I received it but somewhere it’s been lost. I’m very sorry about this but do you have a copy of the email in your sent folder, you could resend to me so I can put it together this week?

    Thanks and sorry again,

    Amanda mandi_ae@hotmail.com

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  4. I am a;as a middle school teacher- language arts (and all that it entails)

    Thank you for taking an interest in our Writer’s Community. I hope you visit often and CLICK THE BLUE FROG to read the prose from our tiny community.

    If you are only a reader, all of our community will welcome your feedback. We love hearing form our readers!

    If you are a writer, please feel welcome to visit here weekly for a stab at finding a prompt that will wet-your-whistle and get some creative juices flowing.

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  5. Trust the process! Thank you, I lost that one over the years and it will come in handy. I have a posting that I have to write – process would rationalize the “have to” component. The only I can think of making this fun is if I turn it into a two parter. Maybe throw in a Linda Evans/Joan Collins from Dynasty catfight picture just, well just because it popped into my mind, oddly enough. Thanks for your invisible support, you remind me of when I would turn the dial on a transistor radio, and it would be static, and then I’d find music. The song that comes to mind is Misty Blue by Dorothy Moore….IPOD and stargazing time, thanks for your creative transmissions. Signal received.

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