2015 Speaking Schedule


 

 

 

January 8, 2015  Kent District Library

Kentwood, MI

Strengthening Fiction Skills Workshop-“Creating a Scene”

 

January 9, 2015  Grand Rapids Christian High School

Grand Rapids, MI

“Creating a Scene”

“Strengthening Fiction Skills Workshop”

 

January 16, 2015  Plum Grove Junior High

Palatine, IL

Doug Landerman- meet with his Scholars Class

Author visit

 

January 23, 2015  American Library Association Convention

Chicago, IL

Book Signing

 

January 30, 2015  Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Palatine, IL

Finishing Strong/book table

 

February, 6-7 2015  CRUE Writer’s Weekend

Writer’s group learning/teaching weekend

 

February 21, 2015  Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference

Omaha, NB

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box”

 

February 28, 2015  Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference

Orland Park, IL

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box”

 

March 12-14, 2015   GREAT Homeschool Convention (Southeast)

TD Convention Center, Greenville, South Carolina

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box” Featured speaker status

Also—potentially two other topics/speaking times to be announced including a

fiction writing workshop for teens.

 

March 21, 2015  Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference

Springfield, IL

“Family Devotions That Blow UP the Box”

 

March 28, 2015  Write 2 Ignite (emphasis on writing for youth/boys) 

Rockville, MD

Creating a Scene

Solving Fiction Problems with POV/SDT

The Ride of Your Life-Keynote

 

April 9-11, 2015  GREAT Homeschool Convention (Midwest)

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box” Featured speaker status

Also—potentially two other topics/speaking times to be announced including a

fiction writing workshop for teens

 

April 18, 2015  Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference

South Bend, IN

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box”

 

April 25, 2015  SE Milwaukee ACFW

Milwaukee, WI

“Take Your Fiction to the Gym”

 

May 13, 2015  Focus on the Family

Colorado Springs, CO

Departmental devotions

 

May 13-17, 2015 Colorado Christian Writer’s Conference

YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

Continuing session, “How to Get Published”

Conference devotional

Closing Keynote

 

May 30, 2015  Discipleship Boot Camp

Brooklyn, NY

“Family Devotions That Blow Up the Box”

 

June 3, 2015  Canty Elementary Public School

Chicago, IL

Class visit-Lunch with students

 

June 7-10, 2015  Immanuel Baptist Church

Wausau, WI

Youth Conference-Jr. & Sr. High

 

June 14, 2015  Wheaton Bible Church

Wheaton, IL

Family Devotions Workshop- Part 1

 

June 21, 2015  Wheaton Bible Church

Wheaton, IL

Family Devotions Workshop- Part 2

 

July 29- August 1, 2015 Greater Philadelphia Christian Writer’s Conference

Philadelphia, PA

Continuing session, “Take Your Fiction to the Gym”

Conference devotional

Closing Keynote

 

August 20, 2015  Pacific Garden Mission

Chicago, IL

Message for Homeless

 

September 15, 2015  South Middle School

Belvidere, IL

Two-6th Grade Assemblies-“Hero Stuff”

Two-7th Grade Assemblies-“Hero Stuff”

 

September 16, 2015  South Middle School

Belvidere, IL

Teaching Fiction Skills Workshop all day

 

September 22, 2015  South Central School

Belvidere, IL

Two-6th Grade Assemblies “Hero Stuff”

Two-7th Grade Assemblies “Hero Stuff”

 

September 23, 2015  South Central School

Belvidere, IL

Teaching Fiction Skill Workshop all day

 

September 25-27, 2015  Camp Awana Men’s Retreat

Fredonia, WI

Speaker

 

 

September 29, 2015  Saddlewood Elementary School

Ocala, FL

Class Room Visit

 

October 8, 2015  Charles Spencer Elementary School

Tifton, GA

Character Building Assembly “Hero Stuff”

Teaching Fiction Skills Workshops all day

 

October 9, 2015  Charles Spencer Elementary School

Tifton, GA

Class Room Visit

Teaching Fiction Skills Workshops all day

 

October 12, 2015  Tift County High School

Tifton, GA

Teaching Fiction Skills Workshops

 

October 12, 2015  Northeast Campus, Tift County High School

Tifton, GA

Teaching Fiction Skills Workshops

 

October 22, 2015  Kimball Hill Elementary School

Rolling Meadows, IL

Family Literacy Night- Character Building Assembly- “Hero Stuff”

 

November 2, 2015  Grayslake Library

Grayslake, IL

Creative Writing Workshop

 

November 10, 2015  Carl Sandburg Jr. High School

Rolling Meadows, IL

7th Grade- Assembly “Hero Stuff”

8th Grade- Assembly “Hero Stuff”

 

November 10, 2015  Carl Sandburg Jr. High School PTSA

Rolling Meadows, IL

Book Talk

 

November 13, 2015  Christian Heritage Academy

Northfield, IL

Character Building Assembly

 

November 24, 2015  Stanton Middle School

Fox Lake, IL

Character Building Assembly-“Hero Stuff”

Class Visit

 

December 10, 2015  Grayslake Library

Grayslake, IL

Book Club Code of Silence Discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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