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.

Indie Author Speed Date

Here’s a little project we made with the members of the Young Adult Author Alliance. I put the full slides here so you can click through and read about them all! NOTE: Click the arrow navigation  at the bottom to ...

Dark Legends $50 Kindle Giveaway

Win $50 in Amazon credit – sponsored by the authors behind the bestselling Dark Legends collection of urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Just Tweet and Share to enter! We will notify the winners by 12.20.   $50 Kindle Gift Card   ...

Q/A with YA author P.D. Workman

What’s the hardest part about writing YA lit?: When exactly did you know you wanted to be a writer?: Writing has always been a part of me. I have little construction paper books that I made before I could even ...