Events and Availability

Despite Karl’s serious subject matter in some of his books, his presentation style is humorous and highly engaging.  With deep expertise in public high school education in history and creative writing, he has a heart for children.  As a Green Beret veteran and son of a veteran, he has a first hand perspective to VA and military groups.  

He has presented and led discussions in a variety of venues on a broad varieties of topics and is always open to exploring new ideas.   Please use the submission form below to contact Karl for a presentation or speaking engagement.

Prior venues include:

  • Zoom and Podcasts
  • Public Libraries
  • Cable TV
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Historical Societies
  • Navy Clubs
  • Conference centers and vendor fair booths

Presentation Topics:

  • The Hatfields & McCoys
  • Reflections on an African Nature Safari  
  • Book presentations about his book subject matter and themes (WWII, PTSD, Appalacia Life, Western History)
  • Workshops & Seminars:
    • Writing and the process of writing for publication
    • ‘Setting’: It Ain’t Just Background Noise
    • Researching the Western Novel 
    • Finding Your writer’s voice
    • Getting it Straight, non-fiction writing techniques