About J. Thorn

J. Thorn has published more than two million words and has sold over 200,000 books worldwide since 2009. He has been an official member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers, and is currently a member of the Horror Writers Association.

In 2019, J. co-founded the Writers, Ink podcast with J.D. Barker, and has interviewed some of today’s most successful authors including Matthew McConaughey, James Patterson, Dean Koontz, Seth Godin, Joyce Carol Oates, Hugh Howey, Andy Weir, Jodi Picoult, Nicholas Sparks, Lee Child, Stephen Pressfield, Chuck Palahniuk, and many more.

Thorn earned a B.A. in American History from the University of Pittsburgh and a M.A. from Duquesne University. He is a husband, father, writer, and educator, most recently teaching entrepreneurship at John Carroll University.

J. impersonates a cynical Gen Xer while secretly believing we’re all gonna make it. Like, whatever.

Why I’m Here

It’s been a crazy ride, and I’m just getting started!

An educator with a Masters degree and 25 years of teaching experience, I've also been a pioneering independent publisher for over 14 years. I'm seasoned in guiding creatives through the AI revolution.

Known for translating complex ideas into easily digestible concepts, my thousands of hours in classrooms and on stages allow me to provide clear, insightful guidance in the era of AI.

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