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Thomas Wing
Sea Turtle Press

A 1984 Naval Academy graduate, Thomas M. Wing retired after serving 32 years as a Navy Surface Warfare officer. He’s now a full-time writer of nautical fiction, both historical and modern. He has completed two novels and has begun work on a third. Unable to constrain himself to a single time period, his first novel is set during the American Revolution, his second in modern times, and his third during World War II. Tom lives in San Diego with his wife and daughter, two cats, and a dog. He spends whatever time he can on the water in sail boats or a kayak. In his diverse career, he has: taught Coast Guard licensing courses at all levels; held licenses himself for Master of Vessels up to 1600GT; Second Mate, Unlimited Tonnage; and Master of Sailing Vessels up to 50GT; all of these were endorsed for Upon Oceans. He also held a ticket as an Able Seaman, Unlimited. He founded and served as Executive Director for the Continental Navy Foundation, which conducted experiential education at sea for young people 13-17 years of age. He also commanded the Foundation's tall ship, brigantine Megan D. Finally, he served as an engineer in Navy civilian service, and is a part time consultant. His Facebook page is:
https://www.facebook.com/ThomasMWingWriter/.


years experience: 35

This writer is looking for an agent
SKILLS
Writing, Fiction writing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Suspense/thriller, Juvenile fiction, Historical Fiction, Military Thrillers
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
A short story, Please Don't Let Me Fall!, was published in Phobia!, a middle grade anthology, put out by Pixie Forest Publishing.
PROJECTS ON OFFER/ PROPOSALS AVAILABLE
Rise of the Middle Kingdom, military thriller, 125,000 words.
After a surprise attack devastates the United States military, destroyer captain Bill Hawkins and his crew are embroiled in a naval war with China. The inept administration whose policy precipitated the bloodshed is sidelined by surviving military officials to prevent a nuclear holocaust. Meanwhile, Russia takes advantage of the power vacuum and attacks NATO. Against the backdrop of the spreading global conflict, Bill must face the Chinese military in its backyard alone, unless he can convince a former enemy to join the fight. He must also overcome the loss of control he enjoyed in peacetime and learn to accept risk, even loss, in order to take the fight to the enemy.

While Bill Hawkins is the main character, the action takes place around the world, including at NATO headquarters, the Kremlin, Beijing, and Washington, DC.