Work experience: 8 years in the security industry, in a mix of supervisory, first aid and front-line positions, all in high-profile or high impact locations, including civic buildings, theaters, industrial sites, police sites, hotels and malls.
Hobby experience: 15 years writing and editing - haven't bothered with being published, but hold a fearsome reputation for no-holds beta reading and editing on several sites. Writing under the pen name Mockingbirdflyaway for several years.
7-8 years of drawing and illustrating.
3 years of martial arts and force-options training (jiujitsu, judo, etc.)
Formerly an avian veterinary assistant as well.