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4th ANNUAL FIREAMS AND FICTION SEMINAR, OCTOBER 2003, LAS VEGAS, NV

Marcia firing a the Taurus pocket pistol PT22

They were fit to kill--mystery writers learned firearms basics at the Firearms and Fiction Seminar, Las Vegas, 2003.

Some of the guns Marcia fired:

Colt Sporter Rifle (AR-14)
World War II M-1 carbine
Rossi 20-gauge shotgun
Taurus 38 special
Taurus 357 magnum
Taurus 22 cal. semi-automatic pistol
Taurus 357 magnum revolver
Taurus 44 magnum revolver
Kahr P9 semi-auto 9mm pistol

Cover of Women and Guns magazine Jan-Feb 2004

Marcia with gun target

Marcia with target

Marcia walking in the desert

Marcia at the Fiction and Firearms Seminar taking a break from shooting

 

Don't miss the December 2003 archives of Gunweek.com for an article on the 2-day Firearms and Fiction Seminar in Las Vegas, hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation for published writers. The article is called Cluing in Fiction Writers In the Nevada Desert, by Peggy Tartaro, Executive Editor, Women & Guns Magazine.


The 4th Annual Firearms & Fiction Seminar, hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and National Shooting Sports Foundation, kicks off the range portion of the program at Desert Sportsmen in Las Vegas

Instructors take writers through various types of firearms with one-on-one and two-on-one instruction. At right W&G Contributing Editor Gila Hayes sights in a colt Sporter

Korean War vet Joseph Tartaro goes over the fine points of a vintage M1 carbine with author and fellow vet Chester Campbell (Secrets of the Scroll)

NSSF's Gary Mehalik (left) and author/instructor michael Black (right) go over rifle basics with Mark Troy (Pilikia is My Business).

Mark Tartaro coaches author Marcia Talley (Unbreathed Memories) to master the Taurus pocket pistol PT22.

Gila Hayes coaches Victoria Houston (Red Hot Mama) with the Colt Sporter.

Michael Black (A Killing Frost) gives Katie de Koster (Readings on Farenheit 451) some handgunning pointers.

Instructor Pat Squire makes an impromptu diagram for writer Gay Toltl Kinman (The Mystery of the Octagon House).


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