Michael Ford over time has been: A banker, a courier, a loan broker, a pawnshop employee, a factory drone, a restaurant manager, a landscape artist, a soldier, a satellite driver and a contract tech, among others. He has always been a writer no matter what job he has had, no matter where he was, even if that included active war zones. Robert Heinlien and Philip K. Dick are two of his favorites from the old masters and John Scalzi and Terry Pratchett are two of his favorites from the new masters. Michael Ford has had numerous poems and short stories published and wrote his first full length book in 1997. He currently spend his days still writing.