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Derek Milman was born in New York City, but grew up in Westchester, NY, where he wrote and published a successful underground humor magazine that caught the attention of the New York Times, who wrote a profile on him at the age of 14.

Derek studied English, Creative Writing, and Theater at Northwestern University. He began his career as a playwright (his first play was staged in New York City when he was just out of college), and earned an MFA in acting at the Yale School of Drama.

Derek has performed on stages across the country, and appeared in numerous TV shows and films, working with two Academy Award winning film directors.

Scream All Night was Derek's debut YA novel. Swipe Right for Murder is his second novel for young adults. It was re
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Derek Milman The empty wooden house, smelling of rot and fermented licorice, was littered with brown-stained bandages, in piles on the cracked floorboards. Through…moreThe empty wooden house, smelling of rot and fermented licorice, was littered with brown-stained bandages, in piles on the cracked floorboards. Through the grimy, broken windows, she could see their un-bandaged, desiccated bodies high up in the trees, tangled in the branches, dead amber eyes staring in at her, waiting.(less)
Derek Milman If you have a list of films that have inspired you, find their screenplays, and read them. If you want to write fiction, read widely within your genre…moreIf you have a list of films that have inspired you, find their screenplays, and read them. If you want to write fiction, read widely within your genre, stay true to your voice and your vision, but find a critique partner (or group) who can give you objective early feedback about your work and your progress. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck! -D (less)
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Swipe Right for Murder

3.63 avg rating — 1,730 ratings — published 2019 — 10 editions
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Scream All Night

3.79 avg rating — 1,216 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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Moldavia movies

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Selected filmography of Moldavia movies mentioned in SCREAM ALL NIGHT can be found here
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I don't typically read fantasy, and I'm really enjoying this. Part of it is that I went to grad school at Yale and Bardugo is writing creepy ghostly happenings and events at actual places (Yorkside Pizza, the Cabaret) that I remember quite well from ...more
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Hello friends, and good evening. Do me a favor will you? Could you all please stand up? Thank you. Now, if you're a fan of dark fa" Read more of this review »
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“The sun is up now, revealing all of us for what we really are.
And it's fucking blinding.”
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“There won't be any more tornadoes for you, he says, They've all blown away, tucked back into the sky.”
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“May you be in heaven a full half hour before the devil knows you're dead.”
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