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Clayton Smith

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in St. Louis, MO, The United States



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Clayton Smith is a writer, teacher, and entrepreneur based in Chicago. He is an assistant professor of instruction in the Business and Entrepreneurship Department at Columbia College Chicago, and he is the co-founder of Media Empire Media. His work includes the novels Apocalypticon, Anomaly Flats, and Na Akua and the comedic plays Death and McCootie and The Depths.

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Clayton Smith As a matter of fact...I'm hoping to take a crack at Post-Apocalypticon sometime next year. :)
Clayton Smith I have many thoughts! :) The sequel is actually in the works, and the plan is to make it a trilogy at the very least!
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"The prequel to this book, Apocalypticon, is one of my top-ten favorite books (and I've read hundreds including a sizable number of post-apocalyptics). I love the fun interplay of dialogue between the 2 main characters and the strange characters th..." Read more of this review »
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"He did it again.

Clayton Smith did it again. He made me cry and laugh out loud while reading this story. Just like the first book did. It's pretty good. You meet some familiar characters and some new ones on Ben's journey across the desert to save..." Read more of this review »
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“I’m hoping for a broadsword,” Patrick said, crossing his fingers. “We can go all Game of Thrones on Arkansas.” “I’ve always hated Arkansas,” Ben considered. “We all do, Ben. We all hate Arkansas.”
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“Ben nudged him gently. “Don’t piss them off, they wield the God-force,” he whispered. “I don’t think you know how religion works,” Patrick whispered back.”
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“Ben was waiting outside his door when he stepped into the hall. “Well don’t you just look like something out of a Stephen King novel!”
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