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Melinda Clayton

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Melinda Clayton has published over twenty articles and short stories in various print and online newspapers and magazines. She is the author of the Cedar Hollow Series, which includes Appalachian Justice, Return to Crutcher Mountain, Entangled Thorns, and Shadow Days.

Clayton also authored Blessed Are the Wholly Broken, and Making Amends, as well as her how-to guide, Self-publishing Made Simple: A How-to Guide for the Non-tech-savvy Among Us (now out of print, but available as a free download on her website at melindaclayton.net).

She has an Ed.D. in Special Education Administration, is a nationally certified disability analyst, and is a licensed psychotherapist in the states of Florida and Colorado.

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Melinda Clayton The best way I've found to deal with writer's block is to force myself to write. It's not easy, because when I'm experiencing writer's block the last…moreThe best way I've found to deal with writer's block is to force myself to write. It's not easy, because when I'm experiencing writer's block the last thing I want to do is write, but it's the only way I've found to get past it. (less)
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Appalachian Justice

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Return to Crutcher Mountain

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Entangled Thorns

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Making Amends

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Goin' Fishin'

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A Woman Misunderstood is available for pre-order now, and will be live on December 1.

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On a sweltering July morning in rural Tennessee, fifty-year-old Rebecca Reynolds visits the family farm, where she literally stumbles across the mutilated bodies of her parents and younger sister.

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Melinda Clayton Thank you, Jean, I'm so glad! I worried about this one, because I know some of the topics are disturbing. I'll quit worrying so much now!


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Jean Melinda,
Loved, loved, loved Blessed Are the Wholly Broken by Melinda Clayton


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