Clay Reston

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I learned to make letters at an early age. Words soon followed, and then came sentences and paragraphs. I found that by stringing a lot of those things together I could make books. And that's how it all started.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
Two words: uterus graffiti. But seriously, I've been blessed with the ability to write and applied it in many diverse ways. It was just something I was good at. Many employment situations gave me an opportunity to create marketing materials, advertising copy, original humor, etc. But my talent was merely supporting whatever else I was being paid to do. In early 2013, when I published my first title on Smashwords, I realized I had taken a major step forward. I had matured from competent craftsman to an artist whose concepts could be expressed in book form. It was quite a revelation for me. At that point, I began to call myself a "writer"...and hoped others agreed with my opinion.
What's the story behind "Back To Woolstock"?
Well, there really is no story. All the while I was working on it, I thought, "This isn't how it's done." I assumed that real writers had notes, index cards or some other formal system of organizing their thoughts. I did none of that. I started with a blank page, put "Chapter 1" at the top, and started writing. I had no idea where it was going or how it would end. No plot, no characters...nothing. So if you're laughing at something in the book, you can be sure I reacted the same way as it came to me and I typed it.
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I'm Not The Man I Used To Be
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
More from the author of Kenna / A Transgender Life. Looking back on the changes and the lessons learned. When you finally reach the goal, what then?
Kenna / A Transgender Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.

Books

From This Seed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
The making of a church, from storefront to sanctuary, and its leaders and its people, who dreamed big and saw their dreams become reality. A funny, engaging and poignant story of how things can work out in unexpected ways...and lives can be changed in a heartbeat.
Back To Woolstock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Welcome to Woolstock - perhaps the strangest (and funniest) small town in America. Ride along as the author returns home to document the early, formative years of its most famous son. From vengeful birds and omnipresent okra to the milk dancing and the final concert debacle, Woolstock secures its reputation as a good place to be from as soon as you're old enough and able to escape.

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