Category Archives: self-defense

Stand up for Yourself

Manly-art-of-self-defenseI ran across a couple of good posts today about standing up for yourself in both the business and social arenas. Here’s one from Kathryn Rusch and another from GoodEreader via the Passive Guy. How do you feel about it? What would you do if it were you?


How to Respond if Someone Holds a Gun to Your Head

P14-45 handgun Since I write novels dealing with guns and criminals, I’m always looking for no-nonsense advice from professionals (law enforcement officers specifically, although interviewing a criminal via email would certainly be interesting).

I just re-read an article with a wealth of information regarding what to do if you’re ever in a situation where someone is holding a gun to your head. Whether you’re writing a scene or are interested in what to do if it really happens, here’s a link to a post by former law enforcement dealing with that specific scenario.¬†I especially enjoyed his snark about wearing stilettos and shrink-wrap¬†clothing…

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