Michelle L. Smith

Freelance Writer, Novelist, Humorist

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October 27, 2007. Keynote speaker at the Coalition of Scholarship Organizations' second annual high school and college information forum. Theme: Motivating Students to Reach Their Goals.

The Oldemeyer Center, Seaside, California.



2008 San Francisco Writers Conference held at the Mark Hopkins hotel in February.

Photo taken by Cheri Eplin
Author Michelle Smith receives advice from Teresa LeYung Ryan, Author and Manuscript Consultant/Career Coach for Writers.

Photo taken by Cheri Eplin
Conference attendees listen in earnest at one of several guest speaker sessions held at the hotel.

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Michelle Smith dines at the Nob Hill Cafe with guest lecturers and members of the publishing industry, along with the famous San Francisco Twins.


Selected Works

While thyroid cancer represents a minority of new cancer diagnoses, the rate at which it's being diagnosed appears to be on the upswing. But is that apparent rise in incidence a reflection of new disease or better detection?
Joining a women's golf league may seem intimidating at first glance. But if you do your research, you may find that club membership is the ticket you need to furthering your game.
A personal trainer can help you achieve a healthier body through greater accountability and motivation.
Cancer clinical trials may be the answer for those in need of cutting-edge research to help fight their disease.
Trade in your glasses for LASIK or PRK
When it comes to a friendly round of golf, who's more competitive, men or women?
The transformative power of an enhanced smile can have an enduring impact on self-esteem.
Local fashion experts provide fashion advice for women 50 and older.
Workplace Wellness is enhanced with physical therapy programs designed to prevent injury, restore function and minimize disability.
Working out with a trainer helps 80-year-old newlywed Annie Garnero-Richerts overcome a debilitating flare-up of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
The trend in cancer treatment is progressing towards a more comprehensive approach in which Comprehensive Cancer Centers are playing a greater role.
With proper evaluation and therapeutic intervention, the autistic individual can optimize his or her chances for leading a productive life.
Healthcare guidelines are designed to improve your chances of aging gracefully.
African American women are less likely to develop breast cancer, but they are also less likely to survive it.
This profile of Michelle Wie explores the making of a 13-year-old golf phenom
Waiting till age 40 for that first mammogram may not be a wise decision