Dad Rules: Dedicated Student of the Gun Wins One-of-a-Kind Copy of Best-Selling Book

Dad Rules: Wit and Wisdom to Whom it May Concern
Dad Rules: Wit and Wisdom to Whom it May Concern

Biloxi, Mississippi–( The entire Student of the Gun crew wishes to congratulate Lauren Hudson, the winner of the Dad Rules one-of-a-kind proof copy gift-away. The announcement was made during a live SOTG Morning Mindset on Friday 2/3/17 via Facebook Live.

Lauren will receive an exclusive proof copy of the best-selling book Dad Rules: Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom It May Concern. Ms. Hudson will receive the actual physical proof copy that was used to make the final editing changes for the Dad Rules manuscript. Every member of the SOTG family signed the book making it a true one-of-a-kind.

Following up on the success of his parenting book, Team Honey Badger; Raising Fearless Kids in a Cowardly World, Amazon bestselling author Paul Markel takes a lighter look at the role of the dad.

Dad Rules; Wit and Wisdom from a Dad to Whom it May Concern is a collection of short tales, witticism, and heartfelt advice. Sprinkled throughout you will find short tales from the life of the author and his beloved bride. Nancy collaborated with me on the work and gave it her blessing. Dad Rules is available immediately from Amazon as a paperback and as a digital Kindle version. is your 24/7 source for all manner of gun related topics.

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Professor Paul - Founder & President, Student of the Gun
Professor Paul – Founder & President, Student of the Gun

Paul G. Markel has worn many hats during his lifetime. He has been a U.S. Marine, Police Officer, Professional Bodyguard, and Small Arms and Tactics Instructor.

Mr. Markel has been writing professionally for law enforcement and firearms periodicals for more than two decades, with hundreds of articles in print and several #1 Amazon Bestselling books.

Paul is a regular guest on nationally syndicated radio talk shows and subject matter expert in firearms training and use of force.

Mr. Markel has been teaching safe and effective firearms handling to students young and old for decades and has worked actively with the 4-H Shooting Sports program.

Paul holds numerous instructor certifications in multiple disciplines and a Bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution; nonetheless, he is and will remain a dedicated Student of the Gun.


Jarrad T. Markel - Co-Host and COO Student of the Gun
Jarrad T. Markel – Co-Host and COO Student of the Gun

Not just another pretty face, Jarrad Markel has experience and training beyond his years.

Jarrad has been training to be a fighter since elementary school when he first learned the art of collegiate wrestling.

Now skilled in Jujitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, Sambo, the Way of the Fighting Pistol and Fighting Rifle, Jarrad is a well-rounded, tactical athlete with several professional MMA & Boxing fights under his belt.

More than a brute, Jarrad has brains as well. He produces Student of the Gun TV & Radio and is the President of Think On! Productions, creating a wide variety of video & audio material.

In addition, Markel is a skilled webmaster & digital marketer, managing websites and providing T.O.P. Quality Multimedia Marketing for Student of the Gun.

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Shane Delaney
Shane Delaney
4 years ago

Great book