Born in Cardiff in 1963. Left school in 1980 with a small handful of (dubiously earned!) qualifications, Worked at various jobs before settling in IT. Throughout those years also worked as a semi professional Musician and Songwriter, playing guitar in various South Wales bands and making several albums. Began dabbling with Creative Writing throughout this time until deciding to hang up his plectrum in 2003. Self published first e-book in 2015 Abby & Me). In conjunction with Danny Bushell, self published Chasing Tigers in 2016. A sequel to this, Broken Cages is due for publication very shortly. Mike lives in Penarth Marina, Cardiff and is married to Karen and has two children from his previous marriage, Lauren and Georgia.