Tim’s Speaking Schedule

After a Toilet Paper Blaster at one of Tim Shoemaker's speaking engagements

2019 Speaking Schedule



2018 Speaking Schedule

January 11, 2018  Grayslake Public Library

Grayslake, IL

Writing Techniques Workshop “Strong Starts”


January 12-15 2018 CRUE Writer’s Weekend

Writer’s group learning/teaching weekend


January 23, 2018 MOPS

Crystal Lake, IL

“Family Devotions that Blow up the Box”


January 26, 2018 Dever Elementary Public School

Chicago, IL

Assembly-“Smashed Tomatoes”


February 16-18 2018 Asheville Christian Writers Conference

Asheville, NC

“Undaunted” Keynote Speaker

“Deeper POV”  Workshop

“Creating a Scene”  Workshop


March 5-9 2018 NorthPointe Christian Schools 

Grand Rapids, MI

Guest Speaker for Spiritual Emphasis Week

“Target”  Series


March 9, 2018 NorthPointe Elementary 

Grand Rapids, MI

Chapel/Classroom Author Visits


March 10, 2018 Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference

Grand Rapids, MI

“Family Devotions that Blow Up The Box”


April 12-14 2018 Midwest Great Homeschool Convention

Cincinnati, OH

Featured Speaker

“Family Devotions That Blow Up The Box” Workshop

“Why Dads Resist Teaching Spiritual Truth and How You Can Help” Workshop

“Write Powerful Fiction-Secrets for Building Believable Characters”  Workshop


April 19-23 2018 Missions Trip 

Abaco, Bahamas

Family Devotions” Workshop

“Using Jesus’ 8 Practices to Strengthen Your Teaching”


April 28, 2018 ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers)

Milwaukee, WI

“Reaching MG and YA Readers by Writing for Boys”

“Writing Fiction with a Christian Worldview-without getting hokey” 


May 16, 2018 Focus on the Family

Colorado Springs, CO

Morning Devotional


May 17-19 2018 Colorado Christian Writers Converence

YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

“Shoot Higher” Keynote

Morning Devotional

Fiction Intensive Clinic


May 20-24 2018 Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference

Ridgecrest, NC

Teaching Writing Techniques- Topics TBA


July 7-10 2018 Glen Eyrie Writers Conference

Colorado Springs, CO

Advanced Writers Fiction Track: “Sink or Swim”

“Keeping Your Head Above Water When You Feel Like You’re Drowning”  Keynote

“Writing from a Christian Worldview without Getting Preachy” Workshop


 July 19-21 2018 Great Homeschool Convention

St Charles, MO

Featured Speaker

“Family Devotions that Blow Up The Box” Workshop

“Why Dads Resist Teaching Spiritual Truth and How You Can Help”  Workshop

“Write Powerful Fiction-Secrets to Building Believable Characters” Workshop


July 26-28 2018 Greater Philadelphia Christian Writer’s Conference

Philadelphia, PA

“Undaunted” Keynote

Morning Devotional

“Shooting Higher” Workshop



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