Michael A. Kechula is a retired tech writer living in Surprise, Arizona. Switching to fiction, his works have won first prize in 6 flash and micro-fiction contests. His tales have appeared in 24 magazines and journals in Australia, Canada, England, and the United States. 22 of his tales have been selected for publication in eight anthologies in three countries. The author of 5 books of flash fiction, he's also Flash Fiction Editor of Apollo's Lyre eZine.