michelle
Michelle Liew is an English teacher and a professional writer with over 20 years of experience. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (English and Literature) from the National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. With an ABRSM Grade 8 certificate, Michelle has taught English language, literature, and music in Singapore schools for over 12 years. During her career as an educator, she has also worked with children with special needs in both mainstream schools and those for special learners. This vast teaching experience allows her to share valuable insights into parenting, child psychology, and education with her readers. Michelle has been published on websites like The Mighty and HubPages and runs two personal blogs: Getting Literal, where she shares her thoughts about writing and poetry, and Pets Aware, a blog about animals. She has a broad range of interests that include literature, history, philosophy, human relationships, health, and psychology. When Michelle is not busy writing her heart out, you will find her tinkering jazz tunes on her piano. She loves anything that helps her to grow as a person, including her pet terriers, Misty and Cloudy. You can connect with Michelle on Facebook and Linkedin.

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