Dr. Dennis E. “Doc” Hensley has published 52 books – including six novels and eight textbooks – as well as more than 150 short stories and 3,500 newspaper and magazine articles. He’s a also a recognized authority on the life and works of twentieth-century author Jack London. No wonder Dr. Hensley is called a master of professional writing.
No one could have that kind of literary output without plenty of knowledge and skill – along with a strategic plan. The good news is, Doc’s mission in life is to share his secrets with others who desire to write.
Hear him at a writer’s conference – Doc Hensley speaks at approximately 30 conferences per year. Here are just a few of the comments he receives from writers who have heard him teach:
“Doc Hensley was outstanding! Examples were riveting and memorable. Hearing him was a rare treat.”
“Loved the stories to hang on the points; terrific life experience.”
“Great presentation! Great info that I can take away and use.”
“Wow! What a powerful presentation. I enjoyed learning so much from him.”
“I appreciated his illustrations and examples. He’s very expressive and hits the mark!”
“Great presenter. Held my attention. Engaging and knowledgeable and great advice.”
“So informative. I’m new to this—he gave me so much to think about.”
“Just the best!!”
If you’d like to talk to him about speaking at your conference, you may contact him by e-mail.
Ask him to edit your manuscript – Doc Hensley’s Manuscript Editing Service is an excellent learning experience for you as a writer and a good investment in your career as a published author.
Consider the Professional Writing Program – Dr. Hensley is director of the Professional Writing Program at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. The academic training that backs up his extensive professional experience includes: AA, Delta College, 1968; BA, Saginaw Valley State University, 1969; MA, Central Michigan University, 1974; and PhD, Ball State University, 1982 in literature and linguistics.
Hear Doc on the Radio – On May 1, 2013, Doc was interviewed by Lynne Ford on WBCL-FM in Fort Wayne, IN. To listen to his ten-minute portion of the program once you’re on the WBCL site, click on “Listen Now.” When the “Spots and Spotlights” box opens, you can slide the marker to the 32:15 portion of the dial to access the beginning of Doc’s interview.
VIDEO LINK: “The New World of Publishing.” How will social media, networking and blogging help you in your quest to publish your article or book? That’s what Dr. Dennis E. Hensley shares with host Elizabeth Nulf MacDonald in this excerpt of the “Verbal Edge” TV show.
VIDEO LINK: “Honing Your Writing Skills.” How do you choose book titles that sell the most books? Dr. Dennis E. Hensley gives examples of great titles in this excerpt from his TV interview by Elizabeth Nulf MacDonald, host of the “Verbal Edge.”