About John


John has been a professional writer for more than 25 years and a prose writer since childhood. Through fiction such as The Book Club Widowers and Narcissus Blinked (Three Novellas), John explores the perspectives, strengths, and flaws of people seeking purpose in a volatile world. Through non-fiction such as The 4 Spheres of Intentional Living and his blogs and resources, he strives to help people grow in physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual engagement. John spent several years as a full-time journalist and has published more than 1,000 articles in various print and online publications.

 

In addition to his literary work, John is a certified executive and life coach who incorporates mindfulness practices, open to thought partnership with any individual or organization that seeks to evolve. He has a particular focus on Millennials and empowering people of color, women, and those who identify with the LGBTQ community. John has an extensive coaching and consulting background in the human resources functions of the wireless and health care industries.

You can follow John’s writing and coaching adventures, and interact with him, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Goodreads, Amazon, and LinkedIn.

John lives with his family in Nashville, Tennessee.

My latest posts

  • The Guilty Podcasts is one of the top podcasts you'll find that discusses women's issues and is led by women. 9 Women-Led Podcasts You’ll Want to Listen To - Listening to podcasts is a great way to fill chunks of time spent in the car, commuting on the train or bus, hanging out in the airport while your flight is delayed, working out at the gym, or taking a long walk or run by...
  • Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger by Rebecca Traister. Traister is writer at large for New York magazine and a contributing editor at Elle. 5 Important Books Written by Women in 2018 - 2018 has given us a record number of women getting elected to higher offices. It’s also given us some incredible books that will help generations of women for years to come, as women and their male allies continue to fight back against a persistent patriarchal...
  • Jacob Anderson got a plea deal in the rape and drugging of a female Baylor student. Ending Rape Culture Is a Long-Term Game - This week’s plea deal for Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Walter Anderson is another egregious example of how our country continues to enable rape culture through its leniency on those convicted of this type of violence against women, especially if they are young white men of privilege....
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255 This is the link to the lifeline's web site. Suicide Prevention Resources for Girls and Women -   The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255 This is the link to the lifeline’s web site. Some additional resources: Suicide Prevention: Center for Young Women’s Health Preventing Suicide in LGBTQ Youth: American Medical Association Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years: Suicide Prevention Resource...
  • John Michael DeMarco, Writer and Executive Coach,, on how to navigate this blog How to Get the Most Out of This Blog and Website -   First, thank you for visiting my blog and website! I’m grateful to have a few minutes of your attention. My intention here is to offer tips, resources, and encouragement to liberal, well-read men who want to be stronger allies to women but are unsure...