Michelle Connell wanted a typewriter when she was two. She had to wait a few years before she could write on one and then when computers came out, she began writing in earnest and loved the delete key! "Cookie Encounter" is book one in her Chance Encounter Inspirational Romance series. Michelle is married, the mother of four, who she home schools in southern Illinois. When she isn't writing, she is reading, baking or scrapbooking. She's looking forward to being in a warmer place for the Festival!