<![CDATA[From the Mind of David Alan Lucas - The Writers Wrap-Up]]>Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:08:59 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[Writer's Wrap-Up with guest Dana Lockhart about writing paranormal and urban fantasy May 15, 2021]]>Sun, 16 May 2021 00:15:47 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-with-guest-dana-lockhart-about-writing-paranormal-and-urban-fantasy-may-15-2021
In this #livestream of Writer’s Wrap-Up with guest #author Dana Lockhart about #writing #paranormal #urbanfantasy Dana Lockhart is a little bit zany, a little bit all over the place, and honestly just happy to be here. She is an urban fantasy author and the current president of the Hannibal Writers Guild in Hannibal, MO. She is fascinated by monsters and monster stories and exploring how they can be used to understand better what it means to be human. Her current novel, The Un-Life of William Moore, was released May 2019 and the audiobook releases May 2021.
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<![CDATA[Writer’s Wrap-Up with Jennifer Stolzer discussing why writers should join writer groups May 08, 2021]]>Tue, 11 May 2021 14:19:56 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-with-jennifer-stolzer-discussing-why-writers-should-join-writer-groups-may-08-2021
In this #livestream of Writer’s Wrap-Up with guest #author and #illustrator Jennifer Stolzer discussing why #writers and illustrators should join #creative organizations. Jennifer Stolzer is an author/illustrator from St. Louis, MO. She graduated from Webster University with a degree in digital media and animation and uses these skills to create bright and engaging characters. Her illustration company, Jennifer Stolzer Illustration, has served the St. Louis area and its authors for over ten years. You can see samples of her work at www.jenniferstolzer.com or on Facebook under Jennifer Stolzer Illustration. Jennifer is also secretary for the St. Louis Writer's Guild.
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<![CDATA[Writer's Wrap-Up May 1, 2021 With George Sirois Discussing Sci FI]]>Sun, 02 May 2021 03:08:21 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-may-1-2021-with-george-sirois-discussing-sci-fi
Tonight on the Writer's Wrap-Up: George Sirois on being a Sci-Fi Author George Sirois is the author of the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, its two sequels, and the five-part science-fiction / sports serial From Parts Unknown. He served as President of the Missouri Writers Guild from 2017-2018, and is the host and producer of the podcasts Excelsior Journeys and From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios. He is also an audiobook narrator, lending his voice to books of all genres. A New Yorker since birth, George now lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and daughter.
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<![CDATA[Writer’s Wrap-Up with Ian Fults about Voice Acting April 24, 2021]]>Sun, 25 Apr 2021 17:05:44 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-with-ian-fults-about-voice-acting-april-24-2021
In this #livestream of Writer’s Wrap-Up with guest #voiceactor Ian Fults. On tonight's Writer's Wrap-Up: Ian Fults about being a voice actor.

Born Ian Edward Fults on May 13th 1970 in Pinawa Manitoba. His parents lived in Werner Lake Ontario, so the closest hospital to the small Ontario mining town was in another province.

The family moved to Ignace Ontario in 1982 with his new born brother Ron, and Ian lived there until he graduated from Ignace Public School in 1988. After which he tried college in London Ontario, attending the Journalism Broadcasting school at Fanshawe college. Failing the course,

Ian joined the Canadian Armed Forces in April of 1989 becoming a Radio Operator, a job that he thought would use his voice skills to a degree. It was not for him.

After a series of odd jobs and personal loss, Ian decided to start a new life in Victoria BC where he pursued relentlessly his dream of becoming a Voice Actor. As a result he has been in The Missing Me and multiple characters in the anime Black Jack, as well as in multiple commercials and much more.

Ian is also the CEO at Electric Lips Productions which is producing a brand new comic book later this year and is working on an animated TV series.

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<![CDATA[Writer’s Wrap-Up with LaShaunda Hoffman Exploring Different Social Media Platforms for Your Reader]]>Sun, 18 Apr 2021 18:01:37 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-with-lashaunda-hoffman-exploring-different-social-media-platforms-for-your-reader
In this #livestream of Writer’s Wrap-Up with guest #author LaShaunda Hoffman we explore Different Social Media Platforms to help find Your Reader. LaShaunda Hoffman is the author of Building Online Relationships - One Reader at a Time, based on her 20 years of experience creating and promoting Shades of Romance Magazine, a digital magazine for readers and writers of multicultural literature. She's a Book Promotion Strategist who teaches writers how to become Social Butterflies by developing creative promotion strategies and creating compelling content for their promotion that keeps them consistent, building relationships and increasing sales. She is currently working on her first women fiction novel.
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<![CDATA[Writers Wrap-Up April 10, 2021 With Rob Howell Discussing Being a Fantasy Author]]>Tue, 13 Apr 2021 17:08:15 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-april-10-2021-with-rob-howell-discussing-being-a-fantasy-author
#livestream of Writer’s Wrap-Up with #author Rob Howell discussing writing fantasy. Rob Howell is the creator of the Shijuren fantasy setting (www.shijuren.org), an author in the Four Horsemen Universe (www.mercenaryguild.org), and the publisher of New Mythology Press (https://chriskennedypublishing.com/ne...), including his work as editor of the Libri Valoris anthologies of heroic fantasy. He writes primarily epic fantasy, space opera, military science fiction, and alternate history. He is a reformed medieval academic, a former IT professional, and a retired soda jerk. His parents discovered quickly books were the only way to keep Rob quiet. He latched onto the Hardy Boys series first and then anything he could reach. Without books, it’s unlikely all three would have survived. You can find him online at: www.robhowell.org, on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00X95LBB0, and his blog at www.robhowell.org/blog.
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<![CDATA[Writer's Wrap-Up on March 27th: George Sirois Discussing Podcasting]]>Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:52:48 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/writers-wrap-up-on-march-27th-george-sirois-discussing-podcasting
George Sirois is the author of the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, its two sequels, and the five-part science-fiction / sports serial From Parts Unknown.

He served as President of the Missouri Writers Guild from 2017-2018, and is the host and producer of the podcasts Excelsior Journeys and From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios.
He is also an audiobook narrator, lending his voice to books of all genres.

A New Yorker since birth, George now lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and daughter. For more information, please visit www.hesgotit.com.

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<![CDATA[The Writer’s Wrap Up March 13, 2021 with Jamie Krakover Discussing Being a Sci-Fi Author]]>Sun, 14 Mar 2021 17:08:32 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/the-writers-wrap-up-march-13-2021-with-jamie-krakover-discussing-being-a-sci-fi-author
Tonight, on The Writer's Wrap-Up #livestream, we host #author Jamie Krakover. She is an Areospace Engineer who has been published in the book Putting the Science in Fiction: Expert Advice for Writing with Authenticity in Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Other Genres. She has had her short stories published in Brave New Girls: Stories of Girls Who Science and Scheme and Brave New Girls: Tales of Heroines Who Hack. She is the author of a new novel Tracker 220. She is also an officer in the St. Louis Writers Guild #AMA #writing #scifi #slwg
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<![CDATA[The Writer's Wrap Up March 6, 2021 with LaShaunda Hoffman discussing Magazine Publishing]]>Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:54:05 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/the-writers-wrap-up-march-6-2021-with-lashaunda-hoffman-discussing-magazine-publishing
This week for The Writer’s Wrap-Up, we are going to talk with #author LaShaunda Hoffman about being a magazine publisher. LaShaunda Hoffman is the author of Building Online Relationships - One Reader At A Time about how she created and promoted Shades Of Romance Magazine a digital magazine for readers and writers of multicultural literature for 20 years online. She's a Book Promotion Strategist who teaches writers how to become Social Butterflies by developing creative promotion strategies and creating compelling content for their promotion that keeps them consistent, building relationships and increasing sales. She is currently working on her first women fiction novel. Simulcast at 6 PM CST on: #FacebookLive: https://www.facebook.com/MindofDavidA... #Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/davidalanlucas #YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/by7vxhat
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<![CDATA[The Writer’s Wrap-Up February 27 2021 with Dr. James L Young]]>Mon, 01 Mar 2021 00:29:48 GMThttp://www.davidalanlucas.com/the-writers-wrap-up/the-writers-wrap-up-february-27-2021-with-dr-james-l-young
We will be discussing the historical side, the theory, and practical application of leadership. Dr. James Young graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1997. He holds a doctorate in U.S. History from Kansas State University. He was an officer in the United States Army, serving as an armor officer, a platoon officer, and an executive officer.

Dr. James Young is a science fiction and alternative history author and editor hailing from Missouri. In addition to his solo alternative history series (The Usurper’s War), James has collaborated with NYT Bestsellers S.M. Stirling, David Weber, Taylor Anderson, and Dragon Award Winner Sarah Hoyt in the Phases of Mars anthologies. His books are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at many independent bookstores throughout the Midwest.

His writing credits include winning the United States Naval Institute's 2016 Cyberwarfare Essay Contest and articles in Armor, the Journal of Military History, and Proceedings. His fiction genres are alternate history (Usurper's War series and Phases of Mars anthologies) and military science fiction (Vergassy Universe). You can find him on FB (
https://www.facebook.com/ColfaxDen/), Twitter (@Youngblai), or his blog (jamesyoungauthor.com).
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