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About the Author

Author Info

Sherlie Mae Matthews is a Computer Graphic Artist, Singer/Songwriter, Actress, Recording Artist, Keyboardist, Playwright and Vocal/Choral Arranger with degrees in Psychology, Sociology and Computer Graphics from UCLA. She also studied Elementary Education at California State University and pursued Drama Studies both in America and Australia.  From an early age, she developed a love for writing. Over the years, she has written songs, short stories, and poems. Above all, she enjoys writing novels. She once stated, 'When I write a song, I must tell a story in three or four minutes. “Writing a book gives me more latitude and freedom to explore and explain." 'Half As Much' is the third gay-themed novel that she has written and the first to be published. This is her second eBook publication. The first one is entitled, “Creation” which presents a modern approach to the biblical creation account…available on Kindle.  After earning her living for several years as a Medical Social Worker, she embarked on an illustrious career in the music industry as a singer/songwriter/producer for many major record companies. She recorded as a background singer and performed onstage, TV and in music videos for many top American, British and Australian artists. She has written and arranged over 500 secular and sacred songs, two movie themes and several commercials.  She has also written and produced three children's musical comedies.  Many of her works are currently being performed internationally on recordings, television, radio, movies, youtube and in churches and schools.