Author Spotlight: Santa "Claus" Cliff Snider

Posted by Sara Matz
Published On Feb 29, 2016

Author Biography:

Cliff Snider is a self published author husband, father, and grandfather who for the last forty-five years has spent his Christmases dressed as Santa Claus. In his “real” life he assists hundreds of artist in the production and marketing of their creative efforts. In Santa’s Journey, the shadow-artist apples his own voice and hand to his creative side. Snider is the signature Santa for Christmas Castle in Jamestown, NC, in an authentic 1832 medieval castle. In 2007, Cliff’s story, “It Must Be Santa,” was featured in Our State magazine and his story of “The Praying Santa” aired on “The 700 Club” on Christmas Day. 


Santa's Journey: Sharing Christmas Year Around

Santa Claus has a 75% approval rating.  That’s because one out of four children are terrified of him!  You will laugh and cry and remember your own childhood as you view life through the spectacles of a “real” Santa Claus.

Santa’s Journey: Sharing Christmas Year Round is a heartwarming glimpse from the pages of the journal of a grandfather who just happens to live his life as Santa Claus.

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More Details:

IIn Santa’s Journey, professional Santa Claus Cliff Snider reveals how God reached into his life and gave him a special assignment at a most painful time of his life. At only 15 years old, Cliff was chosen to “play” Santa Claus for his Methodist youth group. From that beginning, through a series of short stories, Cliff reveals the transformation of his life: from “playing” Santa to “becoming” Santa. The fifty-  three year transformation that continues today will have you laughing and crying as the author reveals his heart through the eyes of Santa Claus. Check out Cliffs website here.