Author: Jo The Philosopher

Jo The Philosopher is a writer, blogger, and content creator. He writes short stories, philosophy, and poetry. Everything he writes is predicated on the idea on embracing the darkness as you go through it, so when the light comes one doesn't feel like they've been saved but that they are complete. He has written two novels (Confession and The Jake Matthews Saga: Ascension) and a short story collection (Twisted Fantasies) and is currently working on his second collection called A Shot in the Dark which will be coming out Feb. 3, 2020.

The Essence of Being a Writer

I know, I know. I can’t keep being lazy forever, and I won’t be. Just need a little time to get back into the flow of things. I’ll be back with a new insight next week, for sure! Until then, for the sake of consistency, a little reminder of what the essence of writing is. Enjoy!

Jo The Philosopher

As a writer, I believe in writing novels, short stories, and poetry that’s actually good, that leaves a message or a powerful lesson. My goal is to captivate readers around the world through Horror and Dark Fantasy and my goal is to do just that by being a worldwide best-seller.

Yeah, I know, that’s a big and lofty goal.

It’s a goal that drives me to keep writing every single day, to deliver content that entertains, captivates, and delights people around the world and show them that this world isn’t such a bad place, that there is beauty in the chaos, method to the madness, and pleasure in the pain.

I’ve been thinking–and watching deep, thought-out youtube videos–for the last couple of days and I really asked myself, perhaps for the first time, what is my true goal as a writer? What is it that I want to accomplish? what…

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