Author Archives: Guest Contributor Michelle Deininger

About Guest Contributor Michelle Deininger

Michelle Deininger is a former journalist who recently moved from Massachusetts to Utah with her family. Her novel, Most Rational People, is seeking a home as she works on novel #2. She blogs at and writes columns for the Cohasset Mariner. Find her on Twitter @mmdeininger1

Doctor’s Orders

After a head injury, a lifelong word-lover – a voracious reader and dedicated writer – is forbidden by her doctor to read or write. She’s instructed to instead fill her time with “mindless activity such as television, which requires no…

Good Times, Bad Times

An inauspicious anniversary recently passed; it’s been a full year since I signed a contract with a literary agent to represent my novel. The day marked twelve months of suspense, frustration, and heartbreak at rejection emails worded with such tact…