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Self-Published Spotlight: Brandon Detwiler

Updated: Nov 1, 2023


Brandon Detwiler is a published author of a children's book, Clyde the Reindeer Learns to Fly. Continue reading to discover how this story was developed, and how self-publishing brought an idea into reality.


Clyde the Reindeer Learns to Fly Clyde the Reindeer Learns to Fly is a children’s story providing positive messages about growth mindset, resilience, and perseverance. It is a Christmas story for parents, grandparents, and teachers to read with their kids and students. The end of this book provides conversation prompts for each reader to discuss and enhance the story. Find it here on Amazon to read about Clyde the Reindeer’s big dream!



More About the Author! The story idea came to him 17 years ago, a year and a half before his first son was born. Brandon has been writing since he was young. Christmas has always been his favorite time of year, so this book was destined to be published. He wanted to produce a Christmas story to read to his kids and provide them with a story full of meaningful lessons he learned in his life. Brandon tried to finish Clyde the Reindeer for years, but it wasn’t until partnering with Habitize Publishing that he officially published. Brandon feels overwhelmed with emotions as he sees his family, coworkers, and friends purchase his book to share with their kids. This publishing experience has shown Brandon to never give up!



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