About Michael Compton

Michael Compton writes screenplays, novels, and short stories. With his wife, Sherry, he co-wrote the 2011 thriller Carjacked, starring Maria Bello and Stephen Dorff. He is a contributor to The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Vol. 18: Media, and the forthcoming scholastic edition of Three Early Stories, by J.D. Salinger. He teaches English and screenwriting at The University of Memphis.

A portion of all his earnings goes to animal rescue and spay/neuter.

Michael Compton’s Books

Gumshoe

Nothing focuses the mind like being strapped to the electric chair. Ellis P. York, a hardboiled private eye straight out of a Humphrey Bogart movie, leaves no wise crack unturned as he tells the tale of the night sultry Hellen Vergos stepped out of his past and into his seedy Hollywood office. The job: find… [Read More]

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