Welcome to the Writing, Fighting and Other Stuff website (“other stuff” sounded so much better than “general BS”) the homepage of author and magazine columnist Mark Jacobs. Here, just as the name indicates, you’ll find a mixture of stories, essays, news articles and excerpts from my books dealing with both martial arts and more literary topics, as well as a few catch-all categories. New material will be added regularly so stop back often. And if you like what you see, click on one of the links to purchase my published books (seriously, I’m starving here!). Lastly, the author should not be held liable for anything on this website that might be construed as defamatory, inflammatory, injurious, scandalous, treasonous, blasphemous or an incitement to riot as he may be in need of psychiatric care.

Click on the “Posts” button to the upper right for more.

10 Responses to “Home”

  1. kaylinmcfarren April 11, 2012 at 6:09 pm #

    Great start!!! 🙂

  2. Roger April 11, 2012 at 8:19 pm #

    According to my beloved wife I’ve been long in need of simliar attention. Looking forward to your next post. I’ll check out your books, especially if you’ve made you smashwords book available for Kindle.

    • Mark Jacobs April 12, 2012 at 11:35 am #

      Thanks, Roger. I also have a link toward the bottom of my webpage if you want to buy my books at Amazon for Kindle.

  3. dianekratz April 18, 2012 at 12:03 pm #

    Hi Mark! Your site looks great. I tweeted and shared this on face book. Wish you much success!

  4. T.D.McKinnon May 25, 2012 at 2:21 am #

    Hello Mark, I’m just getting around to checking out your stuff; being a writer/fighter myself I have an interest in your POV. I followed your link from your Guest Post. I will get back to you again after I have time to peruse your oeuvre.

    • Mark Jacobs May 25, 2012 at 11:58 am #

      Thanks for stopping by. Hope you find something you enjoy.

  5. ladyelogos June 6, 2012 at 10:39 pm #

    Just saw your comment at LibraryThing that you took the plunge and started a blog – you won’t be sorry. Not only can you find colleagues and readers with similar interests, you can write here when you’re struggling over that last sentence of the chapter that just doesn’t want to come together. All the best, Ellen

  6. cleaningeddomestic January 22, 2013 at 6:54 pm #

    Very interesting subject , thanks for posting . “Stranger in a strange country.” by Sophocles.

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