Michael continued his love of the creative arts where he was praised for his performances in school productions such as Oliver. Michael then went on to study Media for two years at Melbourne State College. He also joined a local amatuer performing and social group who reguarly performed free shows for senior citizens club and his comedy sketches were highly praised. Michael's writing highlight thus far was to write a comedy sketch for a television special which starred his brother, one of Australia's most widely respected comedians. Michael currently writes and operates a blog, The Writers Emporium, in which he promotes works by other indie authors for free in order to help with their promotion efforts.