Alissa Lukara is the author of the transformational memoir, Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul
(Silver Light Publications, 2007) and supports writers to write, publish and promote their own transformational books at her website,
Transformational Writers through online and in person
workshops (Ashland, Oregon) and the Transformational Writers blog. She is widely published.
Alissa grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, and has lived in Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City. She now makes her home in Ashland, Oregon with her life partner, Jonah, and her cat, Charlie.
As a writing coach, she supports writers to publication in today's marketplace and guides them through traditional and self-publishing options.
Alissa has given presentations to thousands and has been interviewed on
radio and TV across the country. For 11 years, she was creator, president and
content management editor for Lifechallenges.org, an 800 page website that offered
self help tools for millions of people facing adversity in 110 countries. She hosted the award-winning community
television program, "Transcending Life Challenges.
A former PR executive and
media coach, she has implemented national publicity campaigns for
individuals and companies and brings this experience to support writers in promoting their books and developing an audience. She is currently writing a novel.