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About Justin Cox

Justin Cox

Justin Cox is a freelance writer, a minister at First UMC Orlando, an editor at The Writing Cooperative, and founder of Chow Down Orlando and The Other Word.

As a writer, Justin has written for Wired, Film School Rejects, ProWritingAid, The 30 Hour Famine, The Billfold, Heart Support, The Writing Cooperative, and more. The majority of Justin's published stories can be found on Medium.

As a minister, Justin discussed teenage social media usage with Moody Radio and Interpreter Magazine. Justin also teaches other ministers about social media usage in ministry, preventing burnout, and becoming a mature leader.

Justin lives in Orlando with his wife Carla and dog Mac.

Contact Justin with freelance writing opportunities.

Featured Writing

Below is a selection of Justin's featured stories. You'll find the majority of his published stories at Medium.


7 Things We Can Learn From Jerry Seinfeld About Writing

7 Things We Can Learn From Jerry Seinfeld About Writing

Whether we focus on comedic writing, novels, personal essays, or poetry, we can learn a lot about writing from Jerry Seinfeld and the comedians he interviews.

Read at ProWritingAid


Girls, Robots, and Rock: Tokyo's Robot Restaurant

Girls, Robots, and Rock: Tokyo's Robot Restaurant

This is Shinjuku’s Robot Restaurant, the place Anthony Bourdain called the “greatest show in the history of entertainment.”

Read at Medium


From Seinfeld to Snapchat

From Seinfeld to Snapchat

The pop-in has gone digital. So what happens to the yada, yada, yada?

Read at Wired


So, You're New To Medium

So You're New to Medium...

This story (that’s what Medium calls everything published on their platform) will help you get started.

Read at The Writing Cooperative


The Grand Unified Theory of Scarlett Johansson Movies

The Grand Unified Theory of Scarlett Johansson Movies

This could very well be my final descent into true madness. But whatever, let’s do this.

Read at Film School Rejects


The Ultimate Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario Memorial Day Movie Showdown

The Ultimate Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario Memorial Day Movie Showdown

Let’s compare 2015’s disaster porn San Andreas and 2017’s beach porn Baywatch and try to determine the Ultimate Johnson / Daddario Memorial Day Movie.

Read at Film School Rejects


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