Editor's Note: Michelle Medlock Adams is an award-winning journalist and author. She has authored 48 books and has written hundreds of freelance articles for newspapers, websites and magazines such as Today's Christian Woman, CBN.com, and Writer's Digest. Michelle's book My Big Book of Prayers earned her the 2012 SELAH award for the best 2011 children's book at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Also, her Christian Living book Living the Love Chapter earned her the title of "Writer of the Year." You can learn more about her at http://www.michellemedlockadams.com/. This post is the first in a series featuring different members of our 2013 KCWC Faculty.