Creative non-fiction, research, product descriptions, reviews, poetry.
Politics, LGBTQ issues, activism, music, addiction recovery, education, food, travel.
MJ studied Music Education, concentrating on trumpet performance. Studying education helped him excel in academic writing and music. He performed in several ensembles and taught high school students for three summers.
MJ studied creative writing at Kent State University. He focused on poetry and personal narratives.
MJ began learning music at age 10. After playing competitively in high school, he studied music education at Ohio Wesleyan University. He marched two seasons of Drum Corps International, which prepared him for several marching band teaching positions. He currently writes and performs his own music.
A member of the LGBTQ community, MJ cares about political affairs and current events. He writes articles, blog posts, poems, and songs about his experiences and ideas. He follows recent news and currently works at a political research firm.
MJ blogs regularly. He discusses his daily life, relationships, current events, and foods he's learning to cook this week.
MJ has been on Facebook since 2007. He posts about his life, opinions, news, music, philosophy, spirituality, and the practice of writing.
MJ writes numerous articles, mostly creative non-fiction. His work has been published in blogs, literary journals, and print. He also has editing experience.