C.E. Clayton joined us
October 13th to talk about the process of crafting characters that inhabit drastically different genres, her love of Susan Ee’s Angelfall, and so much more.
C. E. Clayton was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area, where she attended the University of Southern California (Fight On!) for both her Bachelors and Masters, and then worked in the advertising industry for several years on accounts ranging from fast
Clayton writes damaged characters—characters struggling to find themselves, to be someone they would be proud of come the end of her story. She loves writing these kinds of
You may have guessed that “C” is not her full name: it’s actually
Connect with Clayton:
Check out her website
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- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chelscey/
Don’t forget to check out The Monster of Selkirk series!
The Monster of Selkirk now free on Kindle Unlimited. Learn more about the first book in the series below:
On the island of Selkirk, monsters do not hide under the bed. Monsters haunt the forests in the form of feral elves with knife sharp teeth, long talons, and sickly, glowing yellow eyes. For centuries the people of Selkirk have fought these monsters, enacting a Clearing every four years to push the elves back from their borders. Then, after one such Clearing, a babe is found abandoned in the wreckage.
Tallis only every wants to carve a path of her choosing, and not draw attention to herself. Along with her friends, Tallis dreams of leaving Kincardine and going where no one knows them; free of the prejudice of being poor, an outsider, and an orphan. All Tallis needs is enough coin, and she’ll be free. But the monsters have other plans.
Hissing Tallis’s name like a battle mantra, the elves pour into Kincardine, burning and devouring everything in their way. Fleeing her home in secret, Tallis and her friends must uncover why the elves are intent on finding