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About the Author

Mike Kowis is no ordinary author…

Offroad Racing!


  • Stand 6 foot, nothin’ (and probably weigh a little more than I should)
  • Born and raised in Southeast Texas (translation: I might be a little bit redneck)
  • Proud Christian (but far from perfect)
  • Hobbies include offroad racing (ATVs & Side by Sides), cooking, traveling, taking my old dogs to the vet, and watching/performing live stand-up comedy from time to time
  • Married (up) to a beautiful woman for a little over 2 decades now (I’m a lucky man)
  • Father of 2 rambunctious teenagers (Lord help me!) plus Duke (11 y.o. Black Lab) and Buddy (13 y.o. Beagle)



  • ADJUNCT FACULTY for 17 years @ a large Community College in Texas (taught Business Law Classes & Corporate Tax Classes)
  • TAX LAWYER for 22 years (makes me feel OLD to say that out loud)
  • Got myself a “FANCY EJUMACATION” at Stephen F. Austin (Bachelor’s Degree), Thurgood Marshall School of Law (1st Law Degree), and Georgetown University Law Center (2nd Law Degree in Tax Law), and
  • Now you can add TWO AWARD-WINNING BOOKS to the list (Engaging College Students & 14 Steps to Self-Publishing a Book… Yee haw!)


  • Jan. 26, 2018 – Faculty Symposium held at Lone Star College / Topic: Student Engagement Tips for New Faculty
  • Jan. 19, 2018 – Windsor Hills Community Center / Topic: How to Self-Publish a Book
  • Oct. 15, 2017 – Indiepalooza 2017 held at Rice University / Topic: 14 Steps to Self-Publishing a Book
  • Sept. 26, 2017 – Academy for Lifelong Learning to be held at Lone Star College – Montgomery / Topic: How to Self-Publish a Book
  • May 18, 2017 – Nonfiction Authors Association (Houston Chapter) / Topic: First Time Nonfiction Author Tips for Success


  1. Check out my recent author interview on Writing Forums dot com… CLICKY
  2. Check out my recent guest blog appearance on Clancy Tucker’s Daily Blog… CLICKY
  3. Check out my recent guest appearance on Antoine’s VLOG (video log) to discuss my two books and self-publishing advice for aspiring authors… YouTube Vid


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