For several years, Mike has been primarily an author of audio plays. He's had over 150 of them produced in the U.S. and overseas, many for Audible. In 2016, he won a Moondance International Film Festival award for his TV pilot script “The Bullying Squad” and a semi-finalist award for his audio play “The Forever Pill.”
Mike's prose work has appeared in Dime Show Review (including in their second “best of” anthology), Gathering the Storm magazine, Zeroflash, Inwood Indiana Press (also in their Prolific Press anthology The Pop Machine), Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry, With Candlelight, Asymmetry Fiction, and The Flash Fiction Press.
In 2015, his script “The Candy Man” was produced as a short film under the title Dark Chocolate. In 2013, he won the inaugural Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition.
More of his stories will be published shortly in The Fifth Di..., Visions With Voices, and Fabula Argentea.
He is currently working on two children's books, Moop's Christmas Carol and Zinos!
Mike keeps a blog at audioauthor.blogspot.com.
Lyonesse Stories by Mike Murphy
May 2017: - The Harsh Mistress
July 2017: - The Return of Cosmo Draper