Author Archives: danielchamberlain

About danielchamberlain

Former Chief of Police. Former Special Agent, AFOSI (Retired). Former Director of Security of multi-national corporation. Currently, Registered Nurse. Father Husband Outdoorsman

A Little About Waterboarding.

There’s a lot of misinformation about the topic of water boarding, whether it’s torture or not. I suppose, since it doesn’t leave any cigarette or soldering iron burn scars, or if it doesn’t involve pulling out fingernails or teeth, it … Continue reading

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Authors, Why Death Scenes Often Suck!

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I’m no longer a cop. I’ve retired.  Instead of rushing to a death scene and investigating it, now as a nurse with a close association with Hospice, I often have to watch people die, literally before…

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Let’s Talk About Gunshot Wounds

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Let’s talk about gun shot wounds, shall we?  So you want your fiction to be believable, but you don’t want it to be so graphic that it will turn your readership off.  You want to strike…

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The 2nd Amendment Ain’t About Muskets!

I occasionally hear a comment made, or read something to the effect, that the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with the “Right” of the people to maintain personally owned weapons is not relevant today. The gist of most of … Continue reading

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An Abduction Affair

      In my latest book, my protagonist is a man who follows a couple simple rules. First, homicide is sometimes the perfect solution to an otherwise irresolvable dilemma. Second, there are no rules in homicide.  

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Writing “Killer” Action/Violence.

I read a lot of books, mostly action/adventure and historical. One of the biggest interest killers with a novel is in finding a protagonist who does things in a manner that suggests an intimate affiliation with the “Hollywood” way of … Continue reading

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Notes From a Former Spy Chaser

I’ll admit to having a bit of a fascination for spies. This fascination stems from having chased a few, thwarted a few and handled a couple during the course of my tenure as a Special Agent with AFOSI. Oh, and … Continue reading

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