Entries by Mark Wayne McGinnis

Until We See You Again, Zoey …

It was time to say goodbye to a so … so … so … special, loving, family member today. She had a wonderful life—one full of adventure and the kind of affection that you wish for such an amazing little being. Zoey, a rescue dog, came into my life at a time when things were tuff … probably tuff […]

Creative Editor’s Checklist – A Must Have!

As an indie author, I use three different editors for my books. I start with what is referred to as a Creative Editor, then a Developmental Editor, and then a Line Editor. Readers today are sophisticated and will not tolerate sloppy editing. They want reading material that is on par with what traditional publisher’s provide. I’ve spoken about this […]

Star Watch – Now Available!

Here you go – the new scrapyard ship spin-off series book, Star Watch. At 93,000 words, it’s the longest of my books and, I think, the best. It’s available now on amazon.com – enjoy! Here’s the Blurb: Join the Star Watch crew on their first mission to the planet of Trom, where hostile Pharlom invaders […]

A Writer’s Necessary Diversion

We all need to get away from our computers—take a break from hours of writing—clear our heads. I’m usually home alone during the day so I can get a lot done. But it’s uncanny how one of our three dogs, the 1-year old Golden Retriever, knows when it’s time for Dad to get up and do something […]

What’s Better Than Free?

Just a quick FYI … on July 14th, 15th and 16th there’s a BookBub.com promo going on and my Mad Powers book is Free!!! One of the first books i wrote, I still love it – a lot of fun to write and still a great read. Grab it on Amazon 🙂

The Ground Shifts – Authors Stumble – KDP/KU

The name of the game now is to entertain, excite, and captivate the reader—for as many pages as possible – all the way to the very last page.  And that’s a good thing.  Amazon’s new KDP / Kindle Unlimited (2.0),  is now paying out to authors based on total percentage of a given ebook’s pages being read, vs. the […]