Writings from a Teenage Mind details the ideas, opinions, and beliefs of a high-school-and-college-student-turned-newspaper-columnist in the form of short essays. Joshua Murphy writes about many issues concerning young people, ranging from youth homelessness to the realities of college. Josh composed this book because of his love for writing and his yearning to make a positive impact on the lives of other young people through expression of ideas. In so many places young people are underestimated in school, work, and life. Through a series of short articles that Joshua Murphy wrote in his weekly newspaper column he expresses a teen's view on society and the issues affecting youth. Young people are creative and imaginative, especially when it comes to the issues of the day. Young people deserve to be heard, and through Writings from a Teenage Mind that barrier has begun to be broken.
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Writings from a Teenage Mind entails the ideas, opinions, and beliefs of a high school/college student turned newspaper columnist in the form of over 40 essays. Joshua Murphy writes about the many issues concerning young people ranging from youth homelessness to the problems plaguing inner city communities and schools. Through Writings from a Teenage Mind readers will have a chance to learn about the issues young people face on a daily basis, how controversial topics effect not only youth, but also the world as a whole, and how they can be solved.