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Wayne Stinnett

Is an American novelist and a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Between those careers, he’s worked as a deckhand, commercial fisherman, divemaster, taxi driver, construction manager, and truck driver, among many other things. He lives on one of the Sea Islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, not far from Parris Island, with his wife and their youngest daughter. They also have three grown children, four grandchildren, a Carolina dog, and a whole flock of parakeets. He grew up in Melbourne, Florida and has also lived in the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, and Cozumel, Mexico.

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New Release Lost Charity Arriving 11/29/2021

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Will there be a preorder on audible? When does charity release?

can i please get a couple chapters early?

Can’t wait-special holiday treat. Love your books

Bring it!

Ya!!!!!!!

Started and finished Lost Charity today. Another awesome read. The part about Tank being transported to the US brought tears to my eyes. The respect the Marines showed was very moving the way it was written. My compliments to your writing skill.

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3 weeks ago

After a fantastic launch and 90-day Kindle Unlimited run, Steady As She Goes, the 21st book in the Jesse McDermitt Caribbean Adventure Series, is now available anywhere books are sold--Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo, Google, even my website. Yes, you can now purchase my eBooks directly from my website.

Meanwhile, I'm cheating. I think next time I decide to put off writing the next book for a few weeks, I'll do it when the weather's warmer. Yeah, I've written the second chapter of Man Overboard.
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After a fantastic launch and 90-day Kindle Unlimited run, Steady As She Goes, the 21st book in the Jesse McDermitt Caribbean Adventure Series, is now available anywhere books are sold--Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo, Google, even my website. Yes, you can now purchase my eBooks directly from my website.

Meanwhile, Im cheating. I think next time I decide to put off writing the next book for a few weeks, Ill do it when the weathers warmer. Yeah, Ive written the second chapter of Man Overboard.

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I have read all the Jesse books, now read your charity series...& pre ordered the next Jesse book...I love them! Thank you

Yea. Missed Jesse Can’t wait to Start reading this book.

Yay, been looking forward to the next book!! Thanks!

Keep em coming Wayne! Just don't burn yourself out! They keep getting better!

Awesome news....thank you

I hope he was in a dry suit!🥶

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2 months ago

Tomorrow, All Ahead Full goes to my editor and I get Lost Charity back. Next week will be a busy week with rewriting Lost and editing Nick’s recording of Fallen Out, which will be distributed through Findaway Voices. ... See MoreSee Less

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Can't wait. So excited.

Yay!

So cool-

Do you have a Twitter page so I can put your books up?

I’d like to showcase your literature on my feed

Free of charge 😂

Just because

I'm looking forward to your 2 new books. I used to listen to them while driving semi. Now that I am retired I listen while exercising. Not going to go to pot. Your books make the time go quickly

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2 months ago

The End
For the second time in as many weeks.
Since April, when I finished Steady As She Goes, I decided to do something I'd tried to do once several years ago but didn't succeed at. I wrote two books at the same time.
Now that All Ahead Full is finished, it will go into the publishing process right behind Lost Charity, which went to my editor this past Monday. They'll come out of editing two weeks apart, but that will tighten up as both books move through proofreading, audiobook narrating, and formatting.
Lost Charity is scheduled for release on Cyber Monday, November 29, and All Ahead Full will be released on December 6, one week later. Both are currently on preorder on Amazon.
During this next week, All Ahead Full will get fleshed out a little by me and my team of experts in many fields, as we pore over the manuscript to find all those pesky plot holes.
Once these two books are released, I'll be taking the rest of December off and won't start the next book until the first of the year. Man Overboard is scheduled for release on June 1, 2022 and Right Full Rudder on November 1, 2022. Going forward, I will only be writing two books a year, instead of the customary three. Well, I might sneak another Charity book in, now that I know I can do it, if given the time.
This will allow me to devote more time to my business, Down Island Press, which will soon be accepting submissions from other authors. I've partnered with Samantha Williams of Aurora Publicity in this new, grass-roots startup. She's also dreamed of opening a publishing company, and we've put together an exceptional team of professionals. I'll be announcing more about this very soon.
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The End
For the second time in as many weeks.
Since April, when I finished Steady As She Goes, I decided to do something Id tried to do once several years ago but didnt succeed at. I wrote two books at the same time. 
Now that All Ahead Full is finished, it will go into the publishing process right behind Lost Charity, which went to my editor this past Monday. Theyll come out of editing two weeks apart, but that will tighten up as both books move through proofreading, audiobook narrating, and formatting.
Lost Charity is scheduled for release on Cyber Monday, November 29, and All Ahead Full will be released on December 6, one week later. Both are currently on preorder on Amazon.
During this next week, All Ahead Full will get fleshed out a little by me and my team of experts in many fields, as we pore over the manuscript to find all those pesky plot holes.
Once these two books are released, Ill be taking the rest of December off and wont start the next book until the first of the year. Man Overboard is scheduled for release on June 1, 2022 and Right Full Rudder on November 1, 2022. Going forward, I will only be writing two books a year, instead of the customary three. Well, I might sneak another Charity book in, now that I know I can do it, if given the time.
This will allow me to devote more time to my business, Down Island Press, which will soon be accepting submissions from other authors. Ive partnered with Samantha Williams of Aurora Publicity in this new, grass-roots startup. Shes also dreamed of opening a publishing company, and weve put together an exceptional team of professionals. Ill be announcing more about this very soon.

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Can’t wait! Thank you for the heads up. We love you and your stories. Rest well!!🦩🌴😎🎉

Can you be bribed for the third book? Think you need a warning label on your books!!! May be habit forming and addicting by reading- like Chinese food! Leaves you craving more so soon! 😳😳😳😃😃😃😎😎😎

2 months ago

In case you missed it last night, or left before we actually got things working, here's last night's Talk Write episode. Due to technical problems that may or may not have been caused by the Facebook outage, we were about six minutes late in starting. Thanks to all the patient viewers who hung around. ... See MoreSee Less

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