Gwen Alyce Clayton is a freelance writer and author living in Northeast Kentucky
She is the former editor of the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, and has written for numerous other publications since 1986. Her first book, the paranormal thriller Fermata Cellars, was published in 2016, and her Bible-inspired short story, Purr: A story of love, lions and a Hebrew named Daniel, was released in 2019. She recently published, Zinfandel’s Grimoire, which is the sequel to ‘Fermata,’ in November 2020. Her current works in progress include the third book in the Rivervine Trilogy, tentatively titled, Comatis Unveiled, and the nonfiction, Dragon’s Poker Table: A rocker chick’s breast cancer journey. Her books are independently published under the imprint, Rivervine Publishing.
In addition to writing books, Clayton contracts as a copy writer for local, small businesses and as a freelance journalist. She lives in Ashland, Kentucky with her husband Eddie, a retired military veteran turned aviation mechanics instructor and avid photographer. When not working on their various projects, the couple enjoy traveling along the backroads of America searching for adventure, patronizing mom-and-pop businesses, and promoting the general welfare of current and former service men and women.
She holds a bachelor of science degree in public administration from Regis University.
Clayton chronicles her life as a disabled woman, business advocate, and lover of paranormal fiction in her YouTube channel, Rivervine, which she calls a “haven for critical thinkers with a sense of wonder.”