Interview, The New New Thing | I talked about all the writing jobs I’ve had and how it felt to go viral

It’s hard to pin a label on Joe Wadlington. Born in Appalachian Tennessee, educated in Indiana, and building a solid career in San Francisco, Joe’s had more tech writing jobs than some folks have pairs of shoes. (Though, he also has a lot of shoes.) Currently, he’s kind of a big deal on (and at) Twitter, […]

13 Bay Area Authors to Watch and Read in 2016

#9 | Joe Wadlington grew-up in Tennessee where, according to his online bio, “he learned to tell stories and make biscuits.” Now based in SF, he serves up prose that marries down-home charm with a modern-day twist. On April 4, 2016, see him perform his work in “Funny Sexy Sad” at Second Act; and April 19th, at Out Storytelling […]

Launching “Drafts”

When I tell people I’m a writer, the most common thing I hear is, “I wish I wrote, but it’s so hard to start!” It is hard to start. But I think this will help: I’m launching a newsletter. “📝Drafts” will send you a funny, encouraging, 5-minute writing prompt every Sunday morning. You’ll write directly […]

BuzzFeed | Emojis You Need In Your Life

1. Taco 2. Burrito 3. Solitary Batman standing atop a building, staring down at Gotham, dejected 4. Nachos 5. Two tacos 6. A whole pizza 7. Every face and gesture of the regular Emojis but with a responsive skin tone and gender slider 8. Misguided karaoke 9. A mic drop 10. A unicorn celebrating 11. […]