The Value of NOT Getting Bopped On The Nose

Sending another message in a bottle, back to the kid I was who started this life path. The question: what might I have done with my life if I’d not had the need for martial arts training. What if I’d simply been whole on that level…what might I have done with those tens of thousands of hours of my life..?

What should a writer who has never studied martial arts know about them? What information might have saved me thousands of hours of practice time, or even enabled me to skip them altogether? After all — I only went in them to escape pain and gain…

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.