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Romeo Barnes
I'm a 25 year old writer(Mostly poetry) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu addict. I have published two books Emotions Volume 1: The Beginning of Turmoil and Emotions Volume 2: Better Days. I also run the blog which can be found here. The blog gives insight on both my Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and writing careers.  


People who know me know I'm very passionate about two things Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and storytelling. Storytelling is the reason I decided to take the leap into writing novels. It's also the reason I'm able to enjoy professional wrestling even though I'm older in spite of the fact that the writing in most American promotions is total shit right now(and one in particular has the wrong guy at the top of the card). The in-ring storytelling is still amazing. Watch the 30-min ironman match between Bailey and Sasha Banks from NXT Takeover: Brooklyn for proof of this. It can be found on WWE network for those interested.(Vince you're welcome)

This is predominately a BJJ blog, so you're probably confused right now. You're probably asking, "What does storytelling have to do with BJJ?"

Well let's break down a story then it'll make sense. Every good story has 5 parts- Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Denouncement. Any really good B…