Michael specializes in writing technical pieces that offer readers instruction on how to complete a task. When he wants to vary his work, he switches to product reviews or informative history-themed articles. He also writes short fiction and novels.
In his spare time when not writing, he practices the martial arts and studying the history of various civilizations throughout the world. Some of Michael's martial arts specialties include iaijutsu (Japanese sword-drawing discipline), Shotokan karate, aikido and judo.
Michael is studying history at the University of West Georgia, hoping to augment his degree with a certification in secondary education.
Michael learned the operation and maintenance of computers, network protocols and the basics of Web design.
Michael has written extensively about healthy weight loss practice, proper diet and nutrition, and exercise. His articles for health include debunking common weight loss and dieting myths. Michael has also written about the possible causes, symptoms and effects of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive overeating disorder.
Michael's electronics writing focuses primarily on computers; he explains how to perform maintenance and repair for hardware and software of various types. In addition, he writes about basic electrical theory, circuit testing, circuit diagramming and troubleshooting. He also can write about home electrical diagrams, power usage calculations and can provide power-saving tips.
Michael primarily writes about martial arts techniques for empty-handed and weapons-based forms. His specialties in this area include Japanese swordsmanship, Shotokan karate, judo and aikido. He is currently learning European longsword combat techniques. He also provides light-to-medium workout example regimens for cardiovascular and endurance training. He can write about healthy workout habits, injury avoidance and motivation.
Michael writes video game how-to guides and walkthroughs. He has experience with most video game consoles from the Atari 2600 to the PlayStation 3. Some of his favorite series include The Legend of Zelda, World of Mana, Final Fantasy and Soul Calibur. Michael also has written video game reviews for various sites.
Michael participated in marching and symphonic band throughout middle and high school, having played trumpet and trombone. He also learned the basic theory behind other instruments and the fundamentals of marching. He also plays acoustic guitar and can write about methodology and maintenance of the instrument, as well as advanced alternate tunings.
Michael specializes in both long- and short-form articles about a variety of subjects for the Web. His main niches are health, science, and technology. He excels in writing both instructional and informational content.