D. A. Metrov

Biography

LIGHTMASTERS ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS THE YA STEAMPUNK-FANTASY WURKS OF D. A. METROV

I attended UCLA film school, then moved to New York City where I worked for ten years as a designer and fine arts painter. During this time, I spent a year painting in Rome, Italy.

Inspired by the early works of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, I wrote a 32 page treatment with drawings for my motion picture, SOLARBABIES. The treatment evolved into a 12-minute, computerized slide presentation. With the help of Mark Johnson [RAIN MAN], we sold the project to Mel Brooks [THE PRODUCERS]. The movie is still in distribution by MGM.

Some of my writing mentors have been Menno Meyjes [THE COLOR PURPLE], Walon Green [THE WILD BUNCH], Bruce Joel Rubin [GHOST], and Bruce McAllister [DREAM BABY]. My first agent was Jack Rapke, Head of the Motion Picture Department of CAA, now producer for Robert Zemeckis [FORREST GUMP, CAST AWAY].

I'm now represented by Caren Bohrman of the Caren Bohrman Agency.

I've written, produced, and directed two, small feature films, DARK SPIRAL and LITTLE EDEN, as well as several short films. I have multiple novel, graphic novel, and motion picture projects in development--most currently, the FALCON LORD series, THE TERRIBLE QUEST OF THADDEUS PENNYBROOK'S KNEE-HIGH STEAMBOTS, and MACHINE OF GOD.

I currently live in Santa Barbara, California with my wife Maureen. Maureen has a real job. As a Doctor of Pharmacy, she saves lives daily. Together, she and I care for a wild and terrible black cat. Though the creature resides in a permanent state of sleep, it somehow manages to keep the household free of dangerous lizards and thieving field mice.

To learn more, please visit: www.lightmasters.net.

Where to find D. A. Metrov online


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Books

Conquer Thyself -- Everything I Need To Remember To Maintain Total Well-Being
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
“D. A. Metrov shares his unique insights as well as the practical steps he took to stop terminal cancer in its tracks, banish it from his body, and restore himself to remarkable health and wellness. “Conquer Thyself” is a truly inspirational story that marches on the front lines of America’s growing Health Revolution.” John Westerdahl, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., C.N.S. Director, Bragg Health Institute
Falcon Lord -- Book Three: Escape from the Skookumchuck (An Epic Steampunk Fantasy Novel)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this third installment of Falcon Lord, a series of Steampunk Fantasy Novels, Brighton Aviamore must reincarnate in a parallel world and construct a giant falcon in order to quell the maelstrom that’s devastating Perpetua.
Falcon Lord -- Book Two: Restoration (An Epic Steampunk Fantasy Novel)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,660. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this second installment of Falcon Lord, a series of Steampunk Fantasy Novels, Brighton Aviamore sets out to find the Sorcerer’s Chest, and finds himself up against Dredgemont’s ghost, the madman’s successor, Croatius, an army of zombie trolls, Eugenic mutants, and demons from the heart of Hades.
The Terrible Quest of Thaddeus Pennybrook's Knee-High Steambots (A Steampunk Fantasy Novel)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Average Amazon Customer Reviews—5 Stars! A Steampunk Fantasy Novel. Four frightened steam-driven, robotic dolls—a dancer, a clown, a Spartan warrior, and a Tibetan monk—go on a terrifying quest to rescue their creator.
Machine of God (A Steampunk Fantasy Novel)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Average Amazon Customer Reviews—5 Stars! A young Leonardo da Vinci accepts a challenge from King Louie the 11th of France to build a trade vehicle capable of traveling the quickest and most direct route from Naples to Paris--a machine not only capable of traversing land, sea, and air, but also able to withstand assault from marauding armies, evil sorcerers, and nature’s fury.
Falcon Lord -- Book One: The Lost Isle of Perpetua (An Epic Steampunk Fantasy Novel)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Average Amazon Customer Reviews—5 Stars! An Epic Steampunk Fantasy Novel—A reclusive orphan boy from an old lineage of falcon riders must unite his community to defeat an evil genius who's plundering resources and destroying the lost Isle of Perpetua.

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