About J. Thorn
Thorn was born in 1971 and grew up at a time when rock was king,
recording songs off the radio and using a double-cassette boombox to
make mix tapes for pretty girls. By age 16, he'd purchased his first
bass guitar and joined a band, the name of which he'll take to his
Since the late 1980s, J. has played in numerous bands, everything from power pop to stoner metal. He plays bass, guitar, and sings, in addition to writing and arranging songs. Thorn first recorded digitally on a Roland VS-880EX in the late 90s, and has played shows in the Rock and Roll Capital of the World (Cleveland, Ohio) since the early 2000s.
After a successful career as an independent novelist writing horror and science fiction, J. has gone down the rabbit hole of web3, reigniting his passion for music. He continues to write and publish while learning about the new ways the blockchain is empowering musicians and fans alike.
His favorite band is all of them, and he onced played on the same stage as Jimi Hendrix, it just happened to be decades after the guitarist died.
J. Thorn's Amazon Bio:
J. Thorn has published two million words and has sold more than 185,000 books worldwide. He is an official member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, the Horror Writers Association, and the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers.
J. hosts the Writers, Ink podcast with J.D. Barker and Zach Bohannon, 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, full-time writer, part-time professor at John Carroll University, founder of The Author Life Community, podcaster, FM radio DJ, musician, and owner of the Three Story Method Editing Agency.