"Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water." Michael C. Cordell is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles, California. He has published several articles on technology subjects, focusing on important issues in the legal industry. Michael maintains two regularly updated blogs, My Life Within the Margins, chronicling his life as a writer and The Villa on the Hill-a, a humorous look at his adventures in suburbia. In addition to his non-fiction efforts, Michael has written several short stories, essays, poems and screenplays. A collection of his short works,"In The Foothills," was published in July 2008 and can be found on Amazon.com, BN.com and other fine booksellers' websites. Michael can be found on MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn.