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Derek Murphy
Derek Murphy has spent the last decade living abroad and seeking out all the magic and adventure the world has to offer. Much of that time he's been an award-winning book designer and artist; now he's committed to writing YA fantasy novels of his own. He also just finished his PhD in Literature,... show more



Derek Murphy has spent the last decade living abroad and seeking out all the magic and adventure the world has to offer. Much of that time he's been an award-winning book designer and artist; now he's committed to writing YA fantasy novels of his own. He also just finished his PhD in Literature, and loves weaving mythology and history into his stories to make readers question the boundary between reality and possibility.In 2016 he'll rent a castle for Nanowrimo and hopes to publish 10 young adult novels. If you enjoy urban and dark fantasy, scifi and technothriller, postapocalyptic and dystopian fiction, you can get all his books for free on his fiction blog, www.UrbanEpics.com.For book marketing and publishing help, including design templates and tutorials, visit www.creativindie.com.

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Angel Leya
Angel Leya rated it 2 years ago
**This book has been renamed [b:Prophet of Doom: Delphi Chronicles Book One|37660002|Prophet of Doom Delphi Chronicles Book One|D.S. Murphy|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1514047043s/37660002.jpg|59258122]**Alicia was practically invisible - at least until one night at a party where she tripped...
Angel Leya
Angel Leya rated it 3 years ago
As an author, marketing is frustrating. I don't have tons of money to throw at ads, and with all the information out there, you could run around like a chicken with your head cut off and still accomplish next to nothing. That's why Derek's methods are so refreshing. It's simple, easy to sustain, and...
Angel Leya
Angel Leya rated it 3 years ago
First off, I am one of the many authors in this book, so I'm basing my review on everyone else's stuff.But holy cow! I've read anthologies before, and they're good. Some stories are better than others, and sometimes I don't connect with the writing or the story or whatever. But this collection is dy...
Angel Leya
Angel Leya rated it 4 years ago
Ugh, killing me here. The story was interesting, then captivating, and then it ended. :( But I signed up for the newsletter, so I'll get the rest of the story as soon as he writes it, but man, talk about ripping your heart out.Kaidance is in juvenile detention for killing her brother, except she tri...
AskTheTicketGuy
AskTheTicketGuy rated it 5 years ago
The usual, hire people that do the work for you and create things that keep earning money in perpetuity, cliches on how to make more money, have more free time and be more productive.As someone that owned a business for years and made good money, I can personally attest that some of us no matter how...
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