Clay Matthew

Biography

Clay Matthew lives in West Columbia, South Carolina. He is married with two children, two wonderful daughters-in-law, and four fantastic grandchildren. His hobbies include jogging, walking, bike riding, tennis, and occasionally golf. He enjoys reading and his favorite book is The Holy Bible. In addition, some of his favorite writers include Joseph Conrad, Zane Grey, Edgar Allen Poe, Charles Dickens, O. Henry, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up as a military brat, so I had the opportunity to live in many places, which included three years in Germany. Then I served in the Air Force for five years and had the opportunity to live in Germany for another three years. Living in so many different locations allowed me to experience many different cultures which opened my eyes to a much broader world. The effect on me was and has been enlightening.
When did you first start writing?
I began writing poetry almost fifty years ago, initially just for fun. Later, and I don't know exactly when, writing poems became more frequent. Then, perhaps over the last four or five years, writing became almost an obsession ( one that I must say I enjoy).
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Where to find Clay Matthew online

Twitter: @poetwriter2014

Books

Angel Unaware
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
This is a heart-warming story about how an eight year old girl has a positive impact on a man who has kept to himself since his wife's death five years ago. The surprise ending is a real eye catcher!
To God in All His Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
To God in All His Glory is a book of poems written by Clay Matthew. Each poem is written with care and from the heart.

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