Derek Murphy is a book cover designer turned author, and writes YA fantasy instead of the PhD thesis on Milton he should be working on. Besides working on his own books, he's started a dozen sites with tools to help indie authors publish and market their books, and is committed to helping authors connect with new readers. He currently lives in Taiwan, but will be in Europe this fall, renting a castle for Nanowrimo.

Young Adult Scavenger Hunt (YASH)

The young adult scavenger hunt was started by New York Times bestselling author Colleen Houck and now includes dozens of YA authors. You can win free books just by participating and visiting all the authors websites.The authors are divided into ...