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Survival Experts

Survival Experts


Blake Alma

Blake Alma is an award-winning writer and a published author. He is also the founder and managing editor at The Art of an Outdoorsman. He is only 16-years-old! Blake began writing at the age of 7 and he published his first book, The Outdoorsmen Bible, at the age of 14. Blake loves the outdoors and its Creator like none other. Every day he tries to find ways to make the outdoors more enjoyable in this world of technology and distractions. He shares the wonders and pursuits of the outdoors through his writing, websites, videos, and radio show. Blake is the host of The Outdoorsman’s Art Radio Show. Some of Blake’s favorite outdoor activities include survival, trapping, hunting, fishing, and camping. You can visit Blake’s website at


Richard P. Maida

Poor Richard’s Corner (Prepping Advisor)

Richard P. Maida  (writing as Poor Richard/RPM/Toucan Bill/B.B.Trapp, etc.)    Now over 60, he was raised during the Cold War, had Civil Defense training in high school and later learned Search and Rescue as a member of the Civil Air Patrol. He served in the US Army first as an Infantryman, and later in Intelligence (S-2) and as the unit’s armorer and demolitions man. After his honorable discharge, he worked as a lab tech in biochemical research and nuclear medicine, holding certifications from the USDA, EPA, and NRC.  Disabled now, and medically retired, he keeps up his prepping and is a part-time writer, living “at the foot of the mountain, at the edge of a small town, where the pavement ends and the forest begins” in the Northeastern PA area with his wife “Mama” Donna, who was a legal secretary before she too became disabled.


Jason Houser

Contributing Writer

Jason Houser is an avid traditional bowhunter from Central Illinois who killed his first deer when he was nine years old. He is a full-time freelance writer since 2008, he has written for numerous national hunting magazines. Jason has hunted big game in 12 states with his bow, but his love will always be white-tailed deer and turkeys. He considers himself lucky to have a job he loves and a family who shares his passion for the outdoors. Jason writes full time and is on the pro-staff of two archery companies; in his free time, he fishes and traps as much as possible.

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