Michael Ashley, contributor, and fascinated with the artificial intelligence revolution, is currently co-authoring the ultimate guide for businesses on the subject of AI with Neil Sahota, worldwide business development leader and master inventor for the IBM Watson Group. Part author, part screenwriter, Michael Ashley’s treatment was turned into the hit Disney film, Girl Versus Monster. A 4-time Best-Selling author, he has ghostwritten both fiction and non-fiction books. It’s Saturday Morning, his debut traditionally published book (becker&meyer!), will hit bookstores in Q3 with a foreword by Howie Mandel. Michael was commissioned to screenwrite a TV pilot for Brandon Fayette, Lead Visual Effects artist for JJ Abrams (Star Wars, Lost). Prior to establishing Ink Wordsmiths, his own creative content company, he worked in many literary positions, including as a professional reader for the Head of the Literary Department of Creative Artists Agency.
Michael’s ghost-written blogs have appeared in the Huffington Post and OpEdNews. He has worked as a beat reporter for the Columbia Missourian and as a columnist for Newsbase, an online journal specializing in the energy sector. Author of This Works Marketing (2018), Evolution by God (2017), Fiction in A Weekend (2017) and The Six-Figure Writer (2015) Michael holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Screenwriting from Chapman University and teaches online writing courses. Thought leaders, including Michael Gerber, David Oreck, and Montel Williams have endorsed his work and his clients have appeared on Inside Edition and prestigious publications, including the Orange County Business Journal and Pelican Hill Magazine.