In 1954 wrote his first novel "Fly, Icarus!", his first and last story in the fantasy genre. Screenwriter of the movies "Learn to dance" and "The Heir". The script for the film "The Heir" took 2nd place at the national contest . In total he wrote more than 15 books and was given the diploma of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus.
Mikhail Gerchik finished 15th middle school in Babruysk.
In 1953 he graduated from educational college in Minsk, and in 1958 - from journalistic faculty of BSU.
He started his career as a journalist in various belarusian newspapers and radio. In 1954 he published his first novella "Fly, Ikar!" - his first and the last one in sci-fi genre.
He wrote a total of 15 books throughout his entire career.