Signed HEROINE Swag for Pre-Orders!

Heroine will be out in the world next month - March 12th! If you pre-ordered, email me - Mindy (at) MindyMcGinnis (dot) com with a screenshot of your receipt, and I'll send you a signed postcard. Make sure to include your mailing address! If you haven't pre-ordered yet, there's still time! Three screws in her …

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Coming Home: Reality, Snow, and Winter Institute

This past week I got to do something I've never done before - attend Winter Institute. If you don't know, Winter Institute is an annual convention attended by indie booksellers where authors, booksellers, and quite a few librarians all mingle, talk books - and hopefully make an impression on one another. This year it was …

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This Darkness Mine Paperback Release!

This Darkness Mine makes its way into the world today in paperback format... with a little surprise at the end - the first chapter of Heroine! Be sure to enter the signed paperback giveaway below! Mindy McGinnis, award-winning author of The Female of the Species and A Madness So Discreet, returns with a new dark and twisted psychological …

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10 Writer’s Resolutions for 2019 & 10 Things NOT To Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vB-2s1-uLo Regular readers know that it took me ten years to find an agent, and another six months after signing with her to land a book deal. During that time, every New Year's Eve I'd stare down into my drink and resolve that this year I was going to get published. That is not a good resolution. …

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Inspiration & Making the Leap From Fan-Fiction

The newest episode of the podcast is up! Listen below, or scroll for the transcript. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA0G1r06svI Inspiration is a bear. It’s either falling from the sky, a lightning bolt to the head that brings about a divine delivery of characters, world-building, plot and voice in a single moment. That does happen, but it’s rare. Most …

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