JOE DAN BOYD COMMUNICATIONS

Where the right word is everything

LET JOE DAN MAKE ALL YOUR STORIES SING


JOE DAN BOYD
Writer, editor, author, writing coach, storyteller, folklorist

Photo at left by Holly Kuper



Contact Joe Dan at joedan@joedanboyd.com for writing assignments and open dates for seminars, workshops or performance bookings. He has served as President of the American Agricultural Editors Association (AAEA), and won several of its national writing awards. His back-to-back wins as Writer of the Year for two years running was an industry first!

THE WRITE STUFF

Joe Dan excels in personality profiles. He was an early winner of AAEA's Master Writer award, and the first journalist to be named a Writer of Merit. His work has also been cited for excellence by the North American Agricultural Journalists.

THE WRITE MAN

Joe Dan delayed college to serve as State FFA President, received FFA's American Farmer Degree, wrote for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, National FFA Magazine and was a longtime editor at Farm Journal. Joe Dan's body of work has earned the Oscar in Agriculture for Career Contributions.
 

THE FOLKLORE FACTOR

Joe Dan was born and reared on a farm near Winnsboro, Texas, where he attended high school and now offices on land he  once tilled. At Texas A&M, Joe Dan earned a bachelor's in agricultural journalism. Later, he earned a master's in folklore at the University of Pennsylvania, where he pioneered the first discography & analysis of American farm songs. He also collected field recordings of shape note singing among African-American songsters which led to his book, Judge Jackson and The Colored Sacred Harp, available from many booksellers or directly from the publisher's website a thttp://alabamafolklife.org/content/judge-jackson-and-colored-sacred-harp-joe-dan-boyd-introduction-john-bealle
Cover painting by Jack DeLoney.

THE WRITE WORDS

As a speaker & storyteller, Joe Dan's big bass ukulele & vintage 0-17 guitar enliven performances in stage, school, workshop & seminar venues. His repertory spans legend & lore of cotton pickers, cow punchers & inspirational tales of God & country:

THE WRITE WORKSHOPS

Joe Dan's interactive workshops focus on self-discovery of habits, habitat & handicaps that define, enhance or limit creativity. Find your voice, hone your style, play to your strengths & cope with real-world demands. Joe Dan's writing workshops have been featured at the national Agricultural Publications Summit.

Some of Joe Dan's writing clinic topics:



Contact Joe Dan:

JOE DAN BOYD COMMUNICATIONS 
Where the right word is everything 
5107 FM 312 
Winnsboro, Texas 75494 

Phone: 903-850-4394 

mailto:joedan@joedanboyd.com

Joe Dan is the write man! 
Photo by Holly Kuper 
http://hollykuper.com/