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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, […]
My writing group, Finishing School, and I are on a panel about how to find and foster writing community.
Two years ago, I decided that I needed to smell incredible. I smelled fine before. But I suspected that people who smell really good are happy. I was on the upswing of a breakup — well, the pause before the upswing — and I needed a sensory trigger vivid enough to pull me to the […]
An interview with Joe Wadlington, from The Write Stuff series: Joe Wadlington is a San Francisco writer who grew up in Tennessee. He’s been published in The New Yorker and The Rumpus. He also sends, Drafts, a writing prompt/mini essay that’ll class up your inbox every Sunday morning if you subscribe here.
#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 […]
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 […]
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. […]