Today’s interview is with Joshua Jacobs, author of The Withering, a fantastic YA dystopian. Joshua was one of my favorite authors on the Authonomy writers website, so I’ve been watching for him to publish for some time. Welcome to the blog, Josh. Tell us something about yourself.
By day, I teach History and English to a bunch of crazy, loveable 8th graders who probably do more to educate me than I do them. By night, I enjoy nothing more than a relaxing night with my fiancée drinking a beer, watching a movie, or having a shopping cart race. I spend my days with a deliberate but sometimes spontaneous balance between work and play.
At what point did you know you wanted to be a writer?
I’ve always had an overactive imagination, so as soon as I could string a few words together I was writing stories. I still remember elementary…
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