As a sixth generation Texan, Dan Vanderburg, an author of four published novels and a collection of short stories and poetry, loves everything Texas, especially Rangers Baseball, Cowboys football, Texas history and country music. He's a Navy Viet Nam veteran. Dan entertains himself writing Texas historical fiction novels, young adult fantasy novels, humorous short stories and poetry, and hanging out with family and friends who love to laugh as much as he does. Dan is currently working on "Extraordinary Adventures of Max Malone: Tales of Texas," a fantasy historical novel.
In addition to Dan's activities as a novelist and poet, he is an accomplished lecturer and trainer. He speaks for social, fraternal and business organizations, and for church groups and retirement homes. Dan's presentations are titled, Gone to Texas. He discusses what life was really like on the raw frontier of early Texas and includes book reviews and signings. His training programs include How to Write Your Memoir and How to Develop a Read and Critique Group. Dan also offers book readings and signings.
Thrilling family tales about his ancestors' early days in Texas gave Dan the spark to research early Texas. His research led him to write about those exciting times. Family stories and legends are frequently found woven into Dan's novels.
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