WRITER I am the author of Tarantulas (Animal Planet) and Geckos (TFH) and numerous publications related to exotic fauna. I also write lyrics and poetry and am currently working on a novel set in the American Southwest after World War I. I am an active blogger on numerous topics and am available as a freelance writer/researcher to compose anything from operation manuals to business plans to website text. My expertise ranges from nature, wildlife and travel to computers, music, and firearms, but any subject matter is considered. My clients include businesses that require concise and clear instruction manuals, customer correspondence and other texts.


EDITOR I am the editor of the Journal of the British Tarantula Society and the BTS Newsletter. I am available to edit, proofread or rewrite any text on any topic.


PHOTOGRAPHER My photographs focus on the natural world and include scenic and nature photography as well as wildlife from arthropods to primates. My galleries at SmugMug are just a glimpse into the images I have available for publication and other commercial use. I am available for Photoshop photo processing.

















DESIGNER My careers in both the pet and firearms industries involved strong internet presences and along the way I learned to build user friendly websites and create marketing tools from logos to magazine advertising to newsletters. I currently handle all the design and typography for the Journal of the British Tarantula Society and am employed by businesses to create logos, websites, web and print adverts, periodicals, newsletters, business cards, mailers, and other means of reaching their clientele. 


MUSICIAN I am a guitarist who writes original acoustic music. Please check me out on SoundCloud.


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​​​Writer, Editor, Photographer, Designer & Musician

​M. jacobI