Setter, Doug C. 1958-

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SETTER, Doug C. 1958-
(Charles Hodgins)

PERSONAL:

Born May 16, 1958, in Comox, British Columbia, Canada; son of Gary Hodgins (an air force navigator) and Sylvia Setter. Ethnicity: "Ukrainian/English." Education: Kwantlan College, communications certificate, 1989; University of Manitoba, B.H.E., 2002. Politics: "Reform." Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Kickboxing.

ADDRESSES:

HomeBritish Columbia, Canada. Agent—Sandford Trey, Infinite Productions, 711 Broughton, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Z8, Canada. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

Canadian Army, career officer, 1976-2005, including assignment as United Nations peace keeper in Yugoslavia and trainer for Department of National Defence in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1994-2004, and in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2005, retiring as sergeant; Resiliency Press, New Westminster, British Columbia, affiliate. Raven Properties, building manager, 1994-98. New West Chamber of Commerce, member.

WRITINGS:

One Less Victim (self-help book), Trafford Publishing (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), 2005.

Author of a crime column in South Vancouver Review. Work represented in anthologies, including Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul. Contributor to magazines, including Iron Man, Maple Leaf, Vitality, Inside Kung Fu, Outdoor Canada, and North American Survival Guide. Also writes under the pseudonym Charles Hodgins.

SIDELIGHTS:

Doug C. Setter told CA: "I feel compelled to write about misunderstood subjects. I am very motivated by the truth and enjoy discovering what works and what does not. My book about crime prevention hounded me for years until I finally wrote it down. In a world of so many experts, I had to really find out for myself what makes people victims. I am fascinated by gut-level existence, whether it is nutrition, exercise, or physical survival."