Book the Author

Tom loves to speak at community organizations and service clubs such as Kiwanis & Elks, writer’s groups, conferences, churches, schools, bookstores, libraries and discussion groups. He especially loves to meet with book clubs and lead discussions. For each type of visit, Tom has an exciting multimedia presentation tailored for the type of visit you would like to have.

Subject matter for Tom’s visits varies and includes, but is not limited to:

  • True life stories about the adventure he and his family had while living in rural Alaska
  • Book readings and signings
  • Leading discussion groups with book clubs
  • Essentials of book writing and construction of the novel
  • Tips on getting an agent
  • Tips on writing killer Query Letters and Book Proposals
  • Advice on all aspects of the publishing process – both traditional and self-publishing
  • Presentation of a three-hour writer’s workshop called From First Draft & Pitch to Sale & Launch.
  • The financial aspects of making a business out of writing

If you, or someone in your organization or book club, wishes to contact Tom regarding an appearance, please fill out the form below and someone will contact you. 

In the Message section of the form, please provide information about the type of visit you are looking for. Be sure to include: 

  • The name of your organization if you have one
  • Best person to speak with regarding a visit if not yourself
  • Contact info for the appropriate person we should contact
  • Phone number if you’d like to be contacted by phone instead of email
  • Geographic location of your group (city and state)
  • Approximate size of your group
  • Type of activity you’d like to have (i.e., subject matter) 
  • Do you want your visit to be in person or via SKYPE or ZOOM?
  • Approximate date or date range you would like


Thank you so much. Someone will be contacting you soon.


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