Current Projects


I am currently writing short stories for the FunDza Literary Trust.The FunDza Literacy Trust is a non-profit trust that is dedicated towards growing educated, engaged and empowered young South Africans. It’s work aims to boost literacy among teens and young adults in South Africa by popularising reading; building a community of readers; and, growing young writing talent.

Fundza had some kind words about my writing:

Thanks to Michelle

Her mobi short stories are gripping and have excited and delighted readers on the FunDza mobi site. She is not afraid to tackle controversial themes and this has brought an overwhelming response from readers, who relate to the stories and have called for more! ……
 Read more here

The stories are published to mobile phones – 7 chapters over 7 days. Samples of my stories are listed below:

I have also published stories in the following Fundza Short Story Collection books:

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Oxford University Press

I have published Wave Riders. This is a novel for Grade 9 English approved by the Department of Education.


Cover to Cover

I have published the following novels:

o Rescue (Dept. of Education approved English reader for Grade 7) Click here for more
o After the Tears (A novel in the Harmony High series) Click here for more
o It Takes Two (Part of a compilation of collaborated stories between published writers and aspiring writers) Click here for more
o Nowhere to Hide (Booklet. Part of a commissioned series illustrating through fiction, the South African Bill of Rights.) Click here for more

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Picking Apples – final draft

click here for an extract

Milk and Honey – work in progress

Other Publications

The Edge Column in local newspaper.



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