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Matthew Davenport lives in Des Moines, Iowa with his beautiful wife Ren, where he enjoys biking, drinking, reading, and writing. Only once in a while does he do it all at the same time. His writing is across the spectrum aiming to be serious and silly while still telling a compelling story. His writings have been mostly short stories, with Random Stranger being his first novel.

He recently self-published the sequel to Random Stranger, called "Stranger Books" and is already knee deep into writing the third in the series. Both are available on the Kindle or in paperback.


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Matthew Davenport Action words. If I can't think of what to write or where to go in a story, I just pick a random action word and turn it into the start of a sentence.

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Action words. If I can't think of what to write or where to go in a story, I just pick a random action word and turn it into the start of a sentence.

ie: Action Word: Jump.

Then I write a short sentence that uses the word and some random name.

ie: Adam jumped through the onrush of water.

Then I just keep going until the idea has killed itself or I have a book. Whatever comes first.(less)
Matthew Davenport I love getting excited about my characters with readers. That's so much fun.
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Random Stranger
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The Trials of Obed Marsh
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Guard Dog
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Boom, bang, and pop. SinceI am amember of the United States of America, I spent the weekend celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.


It was great times, to say the least. My wife and I invited over a friend of ours and we enjoyed the view from our front yard as explosions covered the horizon.


We are truly blessed in regards to fireworks. My front yard looks out on a huge and op...

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“In the other end of the ring stood Randy's self control, drooling on itself and bleeding from places that self control was never supposed to bleed.”
Matthew Davenport, Random Stranger

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Lucinda Dear Matthew,
Thanks so much for acepting my friendship request here on Goodreads! I look forward to reading and discovering your work.
Kind Regards
Lucinda


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