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For Writers & Adult Groups

Do you need a speaker for your service organization, book club, writing group, or social club?

Contact my office at 806.655.4046

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Program Topics

History of the Chuck Wagon & Cowtowns

Based on my research for an upcoming book, KEEP ‘EM FED & KEEP ‘EM ROLLIN’, this power point presentation explains the history of the chuck wagon and the great cattle driving era. The events that turned America into a beef eating nation and the efforts of Kansas Cowtowns to create the largest controlled movement of livestock the world has ever known.

Writing Your Family History

Providing a Valuable Legacy for Future Generations. YOU can do this, even if you’ve never written anything in your life. I’ll give you tips and tricks and options for self-publishing.

History of Oil Exploration in the Texas Panhandle

The History of Energy in the Texas Panhandle based upon extensive research for my award winning nonfiction book OIL PEOPLE.

Topics of Interest Specific to Writing Groups:

Finding Sparks; Where Do Writers Look for Story Ideas
Critique Groups: How and Why They Work
Story Craft 101 for Newbie Writers: Back to Basics
The Road to Publication; Which Path Should You Take

Keynote Luncheon Speaker. ADDC Region V Conference, Farmington, New Mexico

For Writers

Add these to your story craft Reference Shelf

  • Writing from the Soul by Jerry B. Jenkins
  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • Take Joy by Jane Yolen
  • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
  • The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White
  • Writing Realistic Dialogue & Flash Fiction by Harvey Stanbrough
  • Punc-tu-a-tion for Writers by Harvey Stanbrough

While in Liberal speaking at Seward Co. Community College, we visited Dorothy’s House & the Historical Society.