Kevin Andrew Murphy writes: "The story of my life has always been about stories. I learned to
tell stories before I learned how to read, then continued on telling
other stories on my own to my friends and classmates. I was the
storyteller of the
playground, and learned a great bit as I did about the bardic
decided I was going to be a writer, and that's all there was to it. At
seventeen, I decided to write a novel, and completed a trilogy just
before my twentieth birthday. I went in to college and got an
independent study first thing, completing my senior thesis for the
Creative Writing program while I was a freshman, and before I was
formally accepted, since you couldn't apply until you were junior.
real world outside of college didn't agree with me much, so I applied
to Masters in Professional Writing Program at USC, where I went and
my writing. If you want to check out my work, I have stories
in Wild Cards: Card Sharks
edited by George R.R. Martin; Splatterpunks II and The King is Dead:
Tales of Elvis Post Mortem, edited by Paul M. Sammon; Weird Tales from
Shakespeare, Enchanted Forests; The Shimmering Door, edited by
Katharine Kerr and Martin H.
Greenberg; I, Vampire edited by Jean Stine and Forest J. Ackerman.
stories in Worlds of Fantasy & Horror and Permission. My first
of Secrets, with coauthor James A. Moore, is available from White