Michael Makai is the author of the Amazon best-sellers Domination & Submission: The BDSM Relationship Handbook, The Warrior Princess Submissive, 62Q: Sixty-two Questions for your Dominant, The Little Book of BDSM Quotes, and The BDSM Coloring Book. Michael has been a lifestyle Dominant for close to 40 years, a behind-the-scenes mentor and educator on BDSM and D/s for decades, and has been active in dozens of fetish lifestyle organizations in Europe and the U.S. Michael believes that the key to understanding the lifestyle and the people in it is to be able to recognize the very distinct differences between BDSM, which is something you do, and D/s, which is a relationship dynamic.
Michael is a combat veteran and a retired senior Army noncommissioned officer with over 20 years of active military service. Before becoming a full-time author and speaker, Michael worked as a marketing consultant, freelance writer, magazine publisher, website designer, internet broadband service provider and banker.
He is an incorrigible word-maker-upperer who enjoys skiing, traveling, playing Scrabble, and raising koi.