Darren C Gilbert
DC Gilbert was born in Ilion, NY, but grew up in North Adams, Massachusetts, nestled in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains.
An avid reader, he particularly enjoys military history, epic sagas, spy novels, and historical fiction. In addition to serving in the U.S. Army from 1979 to 1983, Darren has over 33 years of martial arts training, including managing his own karate dojo for 12 years.
He has earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and Western Governors University, respectively. Darren is also a graduate of Executive Security International’s Executive Protection Program and is a Certified Protection Specialist.
As well as being an avid reader, DC Gilbert loves to write. His novel, Serpents Underfoot, and collection of short stories, Adirondack Bear Tales, are both available from Amazon.com and are getting great reviews. The recently released sequel to Serpents Underfoot, Montagnard, promises to be an exciting read and is already receiving great reviews
Darren is a member of the Military Writers Society of America and the Knoxville Writers Guild.
Writing and Blogging
In addition to writing novels, Darren enjoys blogging and has been doing so for about 10 years. He posts information about his books and related activities, book reviews, food reviews, information about German Shepherds, short stories, pro-military stories, and occasional political musings on his blog.
He is currently working on the sequel to his first novel, Serpents Underfoot. This exciting sequel, titled Montagnard, will include a return to Vietnam, more Montagnard history, and of course, thrilling action with JD Cordell and Ajax!
All good things come to an end …
In the past, Darren Gilbert also provided freelance writing services through Fiverr.com. He has written book descriptions, author’s bios, fight scenes, and blog posts, as well as provided proofreading services for hundreds of clients. His clients have includes authors of children’s books, poetry, self-help books, fiction, non-fiction, blogs, and even musicians. His level of work has provided for many repeat customers and has earned him excellent reviews and a FIVE STAR rating.
While he enjoyed this work, the gigs began to get in the way of his own work. Darren recently made the decision to end his work on Fiverr and focus on his own writing. However, Fiverr is an excellent tool for those needing help from freelance creatives.