G. Allen Clark


G. Allen Clark has been writing for over 30 years. He is also the co-owner of a 2nd hand pickers marketplace in Colorado Springs called The Flipping Peddler. He started life as a commercial writer but soon got back into buying and selling 2nd hand antique furniture. His expertise in Marketing and Business grew from his work as an Adult education instructor in Small Business.

Over the 30 years, Clark has written a variety of articles and ‘how-to’ e-books. One on Professional Selling entitled “The Perfect Profession” another on “Writing Copy as a Career,” and another on writing structure for managers & professionals, entitled “Writing to be Read.” Multiple Media copies can be found here on Smashwords.

Today, Clark co-owns The Flipping Peddler where he also writes the marketing pieces and Facebook pages.


Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I'm currently reading "Origins" by Dan Brown. As an author, I read, not so much for the story as I do for the structure of a good story. Of course Dan Brown is a master at structure. As I wrote my first three books as a series - started by a poem I wrote 20 years earlier about a hitchhiker, I started reading Lee Child's, "Reacher" series based on a suggestion from a friend. I like Child's obvious anger with government and rules. While my character "Vince Roberts" is a law abiding hitchhiker in a day and age where hitchhiking is almost illegal, "Reacher" is the rebellious mover and shaker my character could be and is when pushed.
I also read scientific research articles. For example, I'm fascinated by nanotechnology for medical treatment seeing both the positive as well as the future negatives of this technology
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I love my Nook. I bought mine and one for my daughter who is also a writer and avid reader. I can use it at night to help me sleep without disturbing the wife's sleep.
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Where to find G. Allen Clark online


2nd Hand Flip
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » General, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
(5.00 from 1 review)
From Close out Sales at Retail Stores to Flea Markets, Rich, Poor, Middle class, the art of the deal is inherent in all of us. We built the American Dream on the adage, Buy Low and Flip It. Now learn how to get into this exciting business from the people who are doing it. Learn how to use Online Marketplaces such as Facebook, OfferUp,LetGo, etc. that offer free marketing of your products.
Winds of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Late 1860’s. Clouds were rolling in across the Territories of the western landscape. These were the dark clouds of a turbulent change that was brewing. In Colorado, Golden and Denver were competing for title of the State Capital. The largest impediment however, stopped the project dead in its tracks. The orders went out. Remove the blockage by any means necessary.
Time For a Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
An escapee sets out to avenge the time he spent in prison, by killing the man who put him there. Bounty Hunter Clint Boyd is that man. Severely wounded, Clint is taken by his longtime friend and fellow bounty hunter – Grizzly, to the local doctor and veterinarian who does his best to fix him up.
Death in South Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Death in South Park. A Clint Boyd Novelette On the hunt for the blood thirsty killer called The Teacher, Clint Boyd, bounty hunter and loner, finds more then he's looking for, in the form of a shapely young woman who will do anything to escape the boredom of a rundown saloon and a drunken bum.
The Book
You set the price! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
"If you could see into the future, would you look?" Can you alter the future if you knew what it held? Would you? Mary Ann Nobles has to and now her entire universe depends on the future staying altered.
Revenge Served Cold
Series: Vince Roberts, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,100. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
It is said, that right after love, revenge can be the most powerful motivator for man. After the death of Vince Roberts friends and the near death and rescue of Vince himself, the obsession for the newly minted Roberts investigation organization is the capture of its number one quarry. However, revenge often serves two masters.
Carrasco's Gold
Series: Vince Roberts, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,150. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
After rescuing the daughter of a Southern Colorado land owner, Vince Roberts is thrust into the middle of a 18th Century mystery. From the 16th to the early 19th century, Colorado was a major pathway for Spanish gold caravans, but only about a third of all the gold transported ever reached the Gulf Coast. Where did the lost shipments end up? Vince Roberts is about to find out.
Show Low - A Vince Roberts novel
Series: Vince Roberts, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When the 38 year old widow, heir to 350 acres of pristine Arizona ranch land, sets out to find a ranch hand to help her, she hires the young athletic 6'1", 185# hitchhiker. As the work progresses, more then Arizona heat boils the blood and even after-hour swims at the pond do little to cool off the desires that he awakens within her.
Sales People Wanted - Training Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
Need a job? Want a recession proof career. Look in the newspaper; what you see are medical careers and sales. You have no medical degree so what do you do? You could have a degree in sales and earn just as much (if not more)then the RN. This book will teach you sales. It will tell you what to say, when to say it and how to say it. It even help you get the job.
Writing to Be Understood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you ever wonder if your words - written or spoken – have any impact? Have you ever looked across the sea of faces in an audience and realized that you lost them? That the script you are reading, or the speech you wrote is falling flat? Then you need this book.

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