John Adcox: Author and CEO
John Adcox (he/him) has been a cross-media communications and content strategist, producer, user experience designer, and writer for more than twenty years. Presently, he is the CEO of Story Plant Studios, a new company to be formed from the merger of Gramarye Media and The Story Plant.
Over the course of his career in advertising, marketing, and new media John has held a number of titles including Executive Producer, Vice President of Digital Media, Creative Director, Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services, and CEO.
In addition, he has hosted a radio show, acted professionally (although not since age 15), designed and written scripts for computer games, written a play for a professional theatre company, taught university astronomy, and written reviews and articles on topics including mythology, psychology, technology, religion, marketing strategy, and fantasy.
John was the Lay Leader at Inman Park United Methodist Church, and is now a member of Neighborhood Church Atlanta, a progressive, challenging, intellectually-engaging, warm, tightly-knit, and activist UMC congregation that encourages connection, questions, and exploration.
His many, many interests include books and literature (he is insufferably proud of his library), religion and philosophy, mythology, the Arthurian legends, travel, baseball, science fiction and fantasy, marketing communications, Celtic music and lore, new media, theatre, and politics, not to mention astronomy and cosmological physics, as well as the lesser sciences.
John’s favorite words are Wistful, Incandescent, Numinous, and Cahoots, one of which is the working title for a new novel. Here are the Top Ten Trivial Facts about John Adcox.
John was knighted by the late King Richard Booth of the nation/village of Hay-on-Wye (the famous book town on the border between England and Wales) and was ordained a minister on the Internet (he recently performed his first wedding). So he is properly the Right Reverend Sir John. He is very happily married to the fabulous Carol Bales (Lady Bales of Hay). The couple makes their home in Atlanta.
John has published three novels, Raven Wakes the World: A Winter Tale, Christmas Past: A Ghostly Winter Tale, and The Star in the East: A Winter Tale of Ancient Mystery. His novel Make Up Test: A Rom-Com Winter Tale is coming in November, 2023 and Blackthorne Faire is coming in January, 2024. More of John’s books are coming soon!
Speaking of John’s novels, signed copies (including personalized inscriptions if desired) can be ordered from Eagle Eye Bookshop. Shipping is (usually) free.