Violence: A Writer's Guide

Violence: A Writer's Guide

by Rory A Miller

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Violence: A Writer's Guide (Second Edition) introduces writers to a world of terror, pain and blood.A world where lives are changed forever in a few desperate seconds.A world where innocent people, heroes, and the most depraved criminals live, thrive, suffer and die in a constant struggle for survival.This is your world. It's the real world.Bad things happen in the real world.This book is for writers who write about assault, fighting, war, and other conflict. For writers who write about violence.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481921466
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/30/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 338,928
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rory Miller is a seventeen-year veteran of a metropolitan correctional system. He spent seventeen years, including ten as a sergeant, with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Portland Oregon. His assignments included Booking, Maximum Security, Disciplinary and Administrative Segregation, and Mental Health Units. He was a CERT (Corrections Emergency Response Team) member for over eleven years and Team Leader for six.

His training has included over eight hundred hours of tactical training; witness protection and close-quarters handgun training with the local US Marshals; Incident Command System; Instructor Development Courses; AELE Discipline and Internal Investigations; Hostage Negotiations and Hostage Survival; Integrated Use of Force and Confrontational Simulation Instructor; Mental Health; Defensive Tactics, including the GRAPLE instructors program; Diversity; and Supervision.

Rory has designed and taught courses including Confrontational Simulations; Uncontrolled Environments; Crisis Communications with the Mentally Ill; CERT Operations and Planning; Defensive Tactics; and Use of Force for Multnomah County and other local agencies.

In 2008 Rory Miller left his agency to spend over a year in Iraq with the Department of Justice ICITAP program as a civilian advisor to the Iraqi Corrections System.

He has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a blackbelt in jujutsu and college varsities in judo and fencing. He also likes long walks on the beach.

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