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
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Informative, brutally honest, thought-provoking and funny, this is the true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.

Books

Imagine Me Naked
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a compilation of three Clay Reston books. "Who Cares What I Think?" is a collection of essays, and "Back To Woolstock" and "From This Seed" are humor fiction.

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