Glenn M.

Glenn M. - Ghostwriter

Delray Beach, FL, USA

Critically acclaimed/best-selling novelist, ghostwriter and editor with 30+ years publishing experience.

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With my long history as a successfully published and best-selling novelist/editor under multiple pen names, I can help you turn your story idea into a page turner or polish your work-in-progress. I ghost write novels and specialize in crime ( mysteries/ suspense/thrillers/cozies), horror, general fiction, adventure, YA and sci-fi/fantasy. Google me for the good, the bad and the ugly - some of which might actually be true. My clients include folks from all walks of life, including a sitcom actor and soap opera star. I am comfortable writing stories with strong female and/or male characters. A great character is an interesting character. And what makes them interesting is their story.

I've written dozens of novels in multiple genres under numerous pen names (crime, thrillers, mysteries, cozies, contemporary fiction). I've published with Kensington, Canongate/Severn House, Penguin Random House/Harlequin/Worldwide Mystery Library, Thorndike, Wheeler, Vintage, and more.

If there are words to be written, polished and perfected, please contact me to discuss your project. I'm up for any challenge, respond quickly to queries, and can work under tight deadlines. One publishing house recently contracted me to write a book every 2 months. I also work with non-English native authors looking to polish their books for the English-speaking market.

LIBRARY JOURNAL: “Wacky characters, liquid prose, frequent humor…Readers who enjoyed Sharon McCrumb’s Bimbos of the Death Sun will also get a kick out of this.”

PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY: “Readers will enjoy Ripley’s sharp dialogue, which keeps the novel speeding along at a pleasant clip.”

LIBRARY JOURNAL: “Action-packed plot. Recommended.”

BOOKLIST: “Mystery fans will enjoy the clever plot, loopy characters, and sardonic humor… Fans of Greg Kihn’s recent musical mysteries will find a kindred soul in Ripley.”

And if you are looking for lyrics, I am a professional musician and singer-songwriter also with multiple credits.

Short-Form Content
English (US)
Action & Adventure
Contemporary Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Magical Realism
Mystery & Crime
Psychological Thriller
Young Adult

Work experience


February, 1975 – Present (almost 48 years)

National best-selling author/ghostwriter/editor and musician, writing under multiple names in multiple genres. I've written for magazines, corporations, government offices and entertainment companies such as Warner Bros. and Disney.

I am also an experienced professional editor of fiction/nonfiction. Clients have included Warner Bros., Disney, EPA, NRC, USDA and various other federal agencies and individual clients/authors.

Portfolio (32 selected works)

Todd Jones (3 Book Series)

Ripley, J.R., Lucas, Nick

A Maggie Miller Mystery

Ripley, J. R., Ripley, J.R.

Lost in Austin

Ripley, J.R.

After The Fall

Meganck, Glenn

Big Deal

Meganck, Glenn

Five Minutes (Todd Jones Book 1)

Ripley, J.R., Lucas, Nick

Glenn has 1 review

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Cezar Sercan
Very serious. Very diligent. Very deep. Brave for a lot of hard work. Easy to work with. Highly adaptable to working with non-U.S. citizens. Friendly but clear, direct. Exactly what is needed for serious projects with great prospects. It was a pleasure for me to work with him. I look forward to working together again in the future!

Cezar Sercan, April 2022

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