Michael Schiavone has been writing professionally since 2000. After graduating from Dickinson College, he worked as a stockbroker in San Francisco and Boston during the late 1990’s dot-com boom. Following that bubble’s burst, he tended bar in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Currently he works as a day trader and emergency medical technician on Massachusetts’s North Shore. Michael plans to earn his paramedic license by 2013. When not writing, Michael practices mixed martial arts (gets his ass kicked) and obsessively cleans his house. He lives with his wife, Abbie (an artist), their son, Colton, and three temperamental rescue dogs.