Michelle Spences-Lee

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Canadian writer currently living abroad. 

Wrote a book, once.

Reluctantly has Instagram; @thewordmichelle.


Cover Photo: Change Is Good by Michelle Spences-Lee
Change Is Good

"The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it."

Cover Photo:  You Are Not Special by Michelle Spences-Lee
You Are Not Special

"You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else."

Cover Photo: Art by Jesper Waldersten
Stockholm Syndrome

Leaving a toxic relationship - with a city.

Cover Photo: Was Kawhi The Raptors Saving Grace or Just Their 'Secret Stuff'? by Michelle Spences-Lee
Was Kawhi The Raptors Saving Grace or Just Their 'Secret Stuff'?

The underrated Toronto Raptors had a 58-24 record during the 2018-2019 season and won the chip. They're currently on track with a similar record. Did they have it in them the entire time?

Cover Photo: The Black Tax  by Michelle Spences-Lee
The Black Tax

"No Journey is too great when one finds what he seeks."

Cover Photo: People Don't Realize This, But Loneliness - It's Underrated. by Michelle Spences-Lee
Cover Photo: Just Take My Picture by Michelle Spences-Lee
Just Take My Picture

How living abroad and travel taught me how to be vulnerable (and that's not a bad thing).

Cover Photo: Coming of Age, A Little Late by Michelle Spences-Lee