Derek Young is an actor, film director, professional wrestler and manager, as well as rapper. He is best known as the director and writer of “The worst horror film ever made,” Family Property: Backwoods Killing Spree. He is also the director, producer, and co-writer on Midnight Matinee Psycho. He also directed, produced, and co-wrote the film this book is inspired by, Psychotic State. He has acted in such films as the remake of the Ed Wood classic Plan 9, Rednecks, Reunion 108, Deadlines, Family Property: Backwoods Killing Spree, Midnight Matinee Psycho, and Psychotic State. Psychotic State: The Novel, which he co-wrote with William Pattison, was Derek Young’s first collaboration on a literary work.