​TERRY LUCAS​

Poet                           Consultant                       Editor

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AS A POETRY COACH I OFFER 


  • Written Feedback on Poems


  • Telephone Consultations


  • Unlimited E-Mail Access


  • Editorial Suggestions on Poems, Chapbooks, and Full-Length Manuscripts


  • Contracted Time Periods or One-Time Sessions

 


​Copyright 2014 by Terry Lucas. All rights reserved.

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"5 FOR 5" SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER: FEEDBACK ON 5 POEMS FOR $5.00* 


Send 5-10 poems (each poem 40-lines maximum), and I will provide written comments on the best 5, as well as a fifteen minute telephone conference about your poems--all for $5.00*. Included is unlimited email privileges between the time I receive your poems and your telephone conference. (After you click on the PayPal button below to take advantage of this offer, please wait until I email you with further instructions before you send poems.)  





*The 5 for 5 is a one-time, introductory offer to allow poets to see how I work, as well as explore additional consulting arrangements. 


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DISCUSSING A MANUSCRIPT CONSULTATION OR HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT lucas.t274@gmail.com.


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TESTIMONIALS


Terry Lucas is a wordmaster who brings to his editorial work a keen poetic eye and ear. Attuned to his authors'  needs, acute in his assessments, and generously proactive in his editorial collaboration, he can make a manuscript truly sing.


​--David Groff, Lambda Award-Winning independent book editor, writer, poet, teacher, publishing consultant, and literary agent scout

 


I’m not exaggerating when I write that Terry Lucas is the reason I’m a published poet.  Based upon his thoughtful review of my work and his broad knowledge of the literary journal universe – I followed his advice and received three acceptances in one month.  He’s the best!


--Merna Skinner, President, Satori Communications, Inc., Los Angeles, California



Terry Lucas is a poetry consultant who guided me through writing, revising, choosing, and submitting my first three published poems over a period of four months!  His personal understanding and encouragement, his artistic skill and insight, and his professional knowledge and experience took me and my poetry writing to new places and possibilities.  I went from being the guy writing a poem entitled "If I Were A Poet" to getting that poem published, and at long last, to seeing myself as a poet.  He welcomed me into that community of poets that is so important to him, and that had seemed so closed to me before I met Terry.  What gifts he has as a poet; what a gift he is as a mentor.


--Jim Benton, retired school teacher and poet, Ft. Worth, Texas



Terry's sensitivity, focus and keen editing eye helped me to honor my strengths, but also come to terms with areas where I needed more attention and work. Terry knows poetry. His enthusiasm, dedication and love of poetry are infectious. His generous and articulate evaluation and suggestions taught me to see my poems from a broader perspective, helping me to take them and my writing to a whole new level. 


--​Toni Bernbaum, Tarot teacher, workshop facilitator, ritualist, collage artist and poet, Fort Bragg, California



Terry Lucas is an editor whose insight and precision strengthens the writer's aim as he points to what must be tightened, developed, or reconsidered. He is an editor who never fails to find the pulse of a writer's work, making sure that what is on the page is aligned with the writer's vision.


--Tayve Neese, poet, essayist, and Co-Executive editor of Trio House Press