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Interview & Book Give-Away with Edie Melson, While My Soldier Serves: Prayers for Those with Loved Ones in the Military
It all started back in 2001 when Edie Melson and I met at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference as writing newbies. Read more »
Today is the 3rd Tuesday, so there's lots of good stuff to cover. Let's start with a list of writing opportunities collected just for you! Read more »
About nine years ago I had an idea to start a writer's blog, a gathering place for Christian writers to come, be encouraged, instructed, and helped. A place where I could be real and pass along my experiences and struggles as a writer. A place where readers could learn how to avoid the mistakes I made. Read more »
Interview & Book Give-Away with Mary Allen, Kudos & MoGo7000 Successes, & Who Won the Bad Poetry Contest?
Mary Allen shares her new book, Crying in the Morgue, Laughing in the Dark. Kudos and Mogo7000 Totals. And some really bad poetry! Read more »
Today's post started out like most of my Parting Words posts. As usual, I came across a verse this week that God used to speak truth to me. I knew days ago that today we would talk about I Timothy 4:16. Read more »
Okay, I know you're not supposed to be getting a post from me today, but I couldn't take a chance that you might miss out on this ab-so-lute-ly amazing writing opportunity and chance to win. It's time to join in the fun going on over at Chip MacGregor's Bad Poetry Contest to celebrate his birthday. And if you enter there, you could win here! Read more »
Greenville, SCJune 20, 2015Writing is Fun Workshop for Kids
Greenville, SCJuly 14, 2015Writing is Fun Workshop for Kids
Asheville, NCAugust 26 - August 30, 2015Christian Communicators Conference Speaker Training at The Cove
Do you have a story to tell? Would your testimony encourage and challenge others? Are you ready to take the next step in your speaking ministry, but donâ€™t know where to begin? Do you already have a speaking ministry, but want help in growing your outreach? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this is the opportunity youâ€™ve been waiting for! Check out the Christian Communicators Conference website for details.More info »
Cleveland, SCOctober 17, 2015Beulah United Methodist Church Women's Retreat
Need a Motivational Humorist? Iâ€™m your girl for good, clean fun, appropriate for mixed audiences or women-only events.
Looking for a Writerâ€™s Blog, Writing Instructor, or Keynoter for your writerâ€™s conference? Iâ€™m the author of four books and have spoken at major conferences across the country.
Are you a womenâ€™s ministry event planner? My keynotes and programs are filled with deep truths and lots of laughter. Iâ€™m so thankful God can take my messes and use them for His glory!
Acting has been in my blood since the day I was born. Iâ€™d love the opportunity to work with you.
As you can see, I have fun working in a lot of different areas and I love doing all of them! So to make things easier for you, Iâ€™ve divided my site into four sections. If you have time, I hope youâ€™ll visit all of them. But if you donâ€™t, just click on your area of interest, where youâ€™ll find everything you need. Then I hope youâ€™ll get it touchâ€”Iâ€™d love to have the opportunity to work with you!
“Vonda Skeltonâ€™s wit, charm, and business savvy make her a repeat presenter capable of motivating her audience…Her humor relaxes and de-stresses, while delivering proven methods…”
Carolyn K. Knefely
Corporate Relations Officer & Professional Leadership Director
University of North Texas, retired
“Vonda Skelton is…one of the stars of Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. A dynamic mixture of experience and enthusiasm, she never fails to draw a crowd and send them home happy and well informed.”
Alton Gansky, Author
Director, Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
“Vonda, with all her Southern charm, won over the hearts of the women, made us laugh, and led us straight to the throne of the King of KIngs…Vonda was gracious and accommodating. Can’t wait to have her back!”
Deaconess of Women’s Ministry
“Vonda is…as much a joy to be around as to work with. I used her for a sad scene in a music video and what I got on screen was a purely genuine emotional performance.”
Saylors Brothers Entertainment