Marcus Wynne published his first article in national media in 1983. The article was “The Mental Training of Chuck Norris” for Black Belt Magazine, and it started both his paid writing career and his long time research into the mental performance of high stress professionals. Marcus studied creative and professional writing at the University of Iowa, where he was awarded a scholarship and attended the Iowa Writer’s Workshops in both poetry and fiction. After he graduated he spent a number of years as a prolific freelance journalist specializing in outdoor adventure travel, military and law enforcement training, general travel and technical gear reviews for a variety of national publications. Marcus published his first novel No Other Option in 2001. Since then, he has published a total of fourteen novels and one non-fiction book. He has sold over a million books.