Author: Jonathan

Agent Representation

In 2015, I went to one of Brandon Sandersonā€™s book signings....

Editor | Philly Current Magazine

I worked as the editor of The Philly Current, a bi-monthly print magazine celebrating Philadelphia's culture, lifestyle and art. ...

I FINISHED!

Guys.Ā Guys!Ā I FINISHED MY BOOK! I’ve been working and working and working andĀ workingĀ on “The Book“Ā for four years now – and today, I’m finally able to say that it’s done.Ā I made the last edits, and then spent a solid minute dancing like crazy in the coffee shop bathroom in celebration. I’m...

Going Back to Go Forward

I want progress. I want to move forward. I want to be better–as a human, as a writer of stories, as a rock climber, as a communicator. In everything, I want to learn and grow. But the thing I’ve discovered about progress is that it’s not as linear as...

Hiatus

There’s a big white elephant here on my website. Here ’tis: it’s June, and my last post was in October. That’s almost 8 full months of inactivity…. Woops.Ā There’s no excuse for this, but there is an explanation.Ā ...

On Goals, Climbing, Achievement, and Perspective

Back in March, I took a rock climbing tripĀ to the Red River Gorge in KY. Long story short, the climbing was beyond incredible, and once I returned to Boston, I was so amped up that I created a massiveĀ training program for myself, bought more and moreĀ gear, and spent too...

Recurring Treats

A friend recently told me that a ā€˜retreatā€™ is really just a ā€˜recurring treatā€™ – and I couldn’t agree more.Ā Ā For me, this little cabin on a lake has become just thatā€”a treat that keeps on treating. Though it has been a bit of an interesting process to find the...