My "Secret Identity"

Writer Bio
Ron Mattocks is a freelance writer and a father of five. Prior to this, Mr. Mattocks served as an Infantry Captain in the United States Army after which he transitioned to corporate America, working for two leading national homebuilders from 2001 to 2007. During his time in the residential real estate industry, Mr. Mattocks’ titles included President of Operations (Houston), Vice President of Purchasing (Houston), and Vice President of Sales (Chicago).

Following his departure from the corporate world in 2007, Mr. Mattocks turned to writing while also joining millions of other men in becoming a stay-at-home dad to his two stepdaughters. Over this same period, he started Clark Kent’s Lunchbox, now ranked as one of the Top 20 Daddy Blogs ( In 2011 Mattocks was listed among the Top 50 Influential Daddies  (#6), the Top 50 Daddy Bloggers  (#17) according to Klout score as well as being named one of the Top 25 Dad Bloggers (#2) for the year according to data compiled by media relation company, Cision. He was also among those named to's Top 50 Dad Bloggers. Mattocks is a regular panel speaker at blogging conferences such as the Blog World Expo, LA,  Mom 2.0, Type A Mom (now Parent), M3 Summit and Dad 2.0 as well as serving as a brand ambassador for Carnival Cruise Lines and Let's Play.

In March 2010, Mr. Mattocks released his book, Sugar Milk: What One Dad Drinks When He Can’t Afford Vodka, (available through Amazon) which is based on a number of his earlier blog posts that chronicled his progression from traditional working man to stay-at-home father. The book has earned mentions in Reuters New, The Globe and Mail and The Bund-Pic, as well as receiving favorable endorsements from such noted experts as The Daddy Shift author, Jeremy Adam Smith; Tom Matlack, founder of The Good Men Project, and author John Cave Osborne.

Mr. Mattocks is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and, Open Salon and a number of other publications. His articles have been featured on Daily Buzz, Sloth Jockey, Prodigal Magazine, Errant Parent, and The Good Men Project. Mr. Mattocks has also had his writing featured on public radio, and his essay “Death Wish” was awarded a semifinalist nod by (See Writing Samples for more of his work).

Mr. Mattocks graduated in 1998 from St. Edwards University with a degree in English Literature, and was a Commandant’s List graduate at the Army’s Infantry Officer Basic Course in Fort Benning, Georgia. He has participated in a number of writing workshops and seminars at Rice University, and is a certified high school English teacher in the state of Texas. You can also read more about Ron's professional background at this site.

Mr. Mattocks is a native of North Western Pennsylvania, but now lives in Indiana with his wife Ashley.

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