Michael has written feature articles for national and regional magazines as well as weekly and monthly newspaper and magazine columns. He has been a field reporter and special features writer for two international wire services; an advertising copywriter; and a ghostwriter of other people’s autobiographies.
He has also been a radio DJ, Program Director, Sports Director, and News Director while doing voice-overs for radio and TV commercials and documentary films.
He recently created Skookum Bay Publishing LLC and used two of his own projects as “guinea pigs” to work out the inevitable glitches. The Friendly Little War of Lyman Cutler is a humorous but historically accurate novel set during the 1859 Pig War on San Juan Island, where he once lived on the site of the actual events. American Gypsy is a Depression-era novel inspired by Michael’s acquaintance with carnies and gypsies.
SBP has also published In The Words of Olympic Peninsula Authors, a collection of 14 local authors’ work, and Fences: An Illustrated Journey by Priscilla Patterson.
All four books are available at One of a Kind Gallery.
Michael also plays music and grows organic vegetables. He and his wife live in Sequim.