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Michael is an author, artist, and musician, whose work includes short stories & picture books, as well as illustrations for books, comic strips, and roleplaying games. Michael has been creating imaginative worlds and developing characters for most of his life, and his passion for storytelling drives every aspect of his art and writing.

Michael considers himself a lifelong student, a journey that has brought him a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary as well as a Master of Arts in English from Lynchburg College. Michael has taught middle school, high school, and college, and has been part of several bands. He also has directed and acted in numerous plays, including portraying Sir Thomas More in A Man for All Seasons and directing The Mousetrap.

Michael lives in the beautiful state of Virginia. When not creating imaginative worlds and characters, Michael enjoys reading, playing tabletop and video games, watching movies, and collecting toys and books.

Michael is available for freelance illustration and art commissions. Feel free to send your inquiries to:

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