Michelle Medlock Adams


Michelle Medlock Adams is a NY Times bestselling ghostwriter and an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of more than 100 books with over 4 million copies sold. She has earned more than 70 industry awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, to name a few. 

Since graduating with a journalism degree from Indiana University, Michelle has written more than 1,500 articles for newspapers, magazines and websites; acted as a stringer for the Associated Press; written for a worldwide ministry; hosted “Joy In Our Town” for the Trinity Broadcasting Network; blogged twice weekly for Guideposts; written a weekly column for a Midwest newspaper; taught at more than 100 writers conferences; and served as an adjunct professor at Taylor University three different years. Today, she is President of Platinum Literary Services, a premier full-service literary firm; Chairman of the Board of Advisors for Serious Writer, Inc.; an online instructor for the Serious Writer Academy; and a much sought-after speaker at writers conferences and women’s retreats all over the United States.  When not working on her own assignments, Michelle ghostwrites articles, blog posts, and books for celebrities, politicians, and some of today’s most effective and popular ministers.

Michelle is celebrating the recent release of her two children’s books, Cuddle-up Prayers and I Love You Bigger Than the Sky, as well as Writing & Selling Children’s Books in the Christian Market: From Board Books to YA, a resource guide that she coauthored with her agent Cyle Young. And, she’s anticipating the May 2021 release of Puppy Dog Devotions (cowritten with Wendy Hinote Lanier) and the July 2021 release of To the Sun and Beyond (cowritten with Cecil Stokes).

Michelle is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff, and they have two daughters, Abby and Allyson, two sons-in-law, two granddaughters and two grandsons with another grandbaby on the way. She and Jeff share their home in Southern Indiana with a miniature dachshund, a rescue Greyhound/Lab mix, and two cats. When not writing or teaching writing, Michelle enjoys bass fishing, Indiana University Basketball, Doris Day movies, and all things leopard print. To learn more, check out her website at www.michellemedlockadams.com.