Jack speaks at such events as Veterans Day, July 4, Memorial Day at museums and military cemeteries and to address such writing groups as Historical Writers of America, Historical Novel Society, and Military Writers Society of America


Jack teaches writing classes to writing groups, including classes on the devices and conventions of creative writing.



Jack’s workshops include structure of the novel, integrating front- and back-story, and revising drafts, among others.


Jack’s classes include writing in bygonese, writing dialogue, creating conflict, story arc for both historical and mainstream fiction, and how to avoid straying from the central theme or story, among others.

Keynote Speaking Engagements

Representative speaking engagements include United States Military Cemetery in France for Armistice Day Memorial Service on the 100th Anniversary of World War 1, Veterans Day at the Silent Wings Museum, among others

Literary Presentations

New Braunfels, Texas Grand Opening, Georgetown Texas, Amarillo, Texas


For Your Next Event

Recent Events

May 19th, 2024 | Austin, TX

Sons of the Republic of Texas

History of the Boundaries of the Republic of Texas

June 6th, 2024 | Brittany American Military Cemetery, Saint-James, France

Keynote Speaker: 80th Anniversary of D-Day Landings

June 6th, 2024 | Brittany American Military Cemetery, Colleville-Sur-Mer, France

Memorial Service 80th Anniversary of Allied Invasion of Normandy

June 6th, 2024 | Brittany American Military Cemetery, Montjoie-Saint-Martin, France

Memorial Service 80th Anniversary of Allied Invasion of Normandy

June 8th, 2024 | Saint Mere Eglise, France

Parade Marshal, 80th D-Day Anniversary Celebration

July 20th-27th, 2024 | OUSSA Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Class: The Reformation and the Renaissance

Recent Press

February 2024 | Publication: Off the Edge of the Map, Stoney Creek Press

June 5th, 2024 | Houston Chronicle: Editorial
“Why D-Day Still Matters” (1100 words) Print and online editions

June 6th, 2024 | Live interview WISH-TV

June 7th, 2024 | Amarillo, Texas: KAMR/ KCIT Interview
“Military historian, Texas Panhandle native speaks on 80th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France”

June 18th, 2024 | KXDL (Perryton, Texas) radio interview

July 8th, 2024 | KOOP (Austin, Texas) radio interview



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