Welcome to my site

Have a story to tell? Let me help.

For more than 30 years, I’ve helped document the people, places, things and events as part of my work as a journalist in communities in Kentucky, North Carolina and Mississippi. Now, as a freelance writer and editor, I’m helping others in telling the stories about their loved ones.

Need help writing an obituary? I can assist. Want to craft the perfect eulogy? I’m here to support you. Click here to learn more about my services.

Michael’s descriptive style of writing took everyone on a journey from birth to the end.

Janace Jones

Follow this creative journey

I’m currently at work on completing the first draft of my first novel. It’s been quite the process as I’ve learned a great deal not only about the craft of creative writing, but also gained new insight as to who I am as a person.

I encourage you to follow Michael’s Blog to read some of my favorite stories from the past, as well as some of the things I’m currently working on and various thoughts, musings, contemplations and diversions.

Some of my most recent posts …

Coletta Shouse

Coletta Shouse was a fighter all the way to the end, even when her final breath passed from her lips on Jan. 7, 2023, in a Henderson hospital room surrounded by her loved ones. She was 81 years old.

History’s music man

Zach Lemhouse is not only a talented musician, but he’s also a teacher of history, who’s bringing alive stories of SC’s past through music.

Come say hello

Questions? Comments? Just want to say hello? I’d love to hear from you. Come find out more about just who is Michael Banks. And, once again, thanks for finding your way here to Michael Banks 360. I hope you enjoy your stay.

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