In addition to Dan Vanderburg's activities as a novelist and poet, he is an accomplished lecturer and trainer. Dan speaks to social, fraternal and business organizations, and for church groups and retirement complexes. His presentation is titled "Gone to Texas." He discusses what life was really like on the raw frontier of early Texas and includes book readings and signings. His training programs include "How to Write Your Memoir" and "How to Develop a Read and Critique Group." Dan also offers book signings and can be found at historically themed festivals and fairs around the State of Texas during the spring and fall.