DR. MEL'S MESSAGE - From my novels to my other projects, no telling what you will read. This is the only place you will get to read about how I developed a screenplay into a novel and what is the driving force. I will talk about many things from films to books to acting to producing. It really will depend on where my mind takes me. I hope you will join me on this journey.
Disgraced journalist Lain Barker tries to revive both his career and family while investigating a conspiracy behind a deadly new pandemic that could potentially kill millions. Deeper into his investigation Lain finds himself caught in a web of deception concocted by the ones allegedly responsible for the outbreak. Lain is eventually cornered and forced to make a choice; sell his soul to the devil and save his family, or expose the perpetrators, thus saving humanity.
Michael Spitzkoff, originally from Red Bank, New Jersey now resides in Mesa, Arizona. Michael's professional background consists of clinical and administrative experience in the medical field, as well as being a veteran of the United States Army. Having a true passion for storytelling, Michael became a full-time writer.
In the past thirteen years, Michael has completed one novella, ten screenplays, three short stories, two novels, and is currently working on a third and fourth novel.
Being a crime fiction enthusiast, Michael wrote his first novel entitled Culmination which has been edited and renamed Sullivan's Crimeography. He completed his second novel, a suspense/thriller called The Arbonox Syndrome. Wanting to branch out into different genres, Michael wrote a horror/thriller novella entitled Deranged, due to be released sometime this year.
Michael enjoys spending time with his wife Tricia and his pets Sammy and Scotty. Michael's hobbies include watching and playing sports, film, and binge-watching TV shows with his wife.