A full-time journalist for the outdoors press, Wayne van Zwoll lives in central Washington state with his wife Alice. His work has appeared in more than two dozen magazines, including Field & Stream and Outdoor Life. He has published seven books and several hundred articles on firearms, optics, and hunting. Wayne currently writes the shooting column for Mule Deer magazine; is on staff at Rifle Shooter and Guns & Ammo; and has been shooting editor for Bugle magazine for 12 years. He also edits the specifications section of Shooter's Bible. Once a contract photographer for the U.S. Forest Service, he has guided big-game hunters in Utah and Wyoming and served as one of the first field directors for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Wayne is a professional member of the Boone and Crockett Club and a competitive shooter as well, with two state smallbore titles. He presents seminars on shooting, optics, and biggame hunting at sports shows, teaches marksmanship, and runs a Wyoming outdoor skills camp for women. In 1996 he was named Shooting Sports Writer of the Year by the Outdoor Writers Association of AmericaVan Zwoll, Wayne is the author of 'Hunter's Guide to Accurate Shooting How to Hit What You're Aiming at in Any Situation', published 2004 under ISBN 9781592284900 and ISBN 1592284906.