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Chris Weedin, Public Appearances, School Author Visits, Book Signings

Meet Chris Weedin

School Author Visits, Appearances, Event Speaking and More

Author of more than 8 books, speaker, entertainer, game designer and generally a very clean and decent smelling guy, Chris Weedin is available for booking for a wide variety of appearances. He is willing, ready and able to provide his high-energy, humor-packed and immersive brand of crowd-pleasing performances to all manner of groups and gatherings, from school author visits, conference speaking, game demos and book signings to corporate training. Check out his wide variety of offerings, watch a few video demos, read the feedback and then get yourself (or your school, store, company, group or knitting club) booked today!

School Author Visits and School Assemblies
Event Speaking for Conferences, Community Groups, Conventions and More
Public Appearances, Book Signings and Game Demos

About the Speaker

Born in 1970, Chris Weedin was raised in the Pacific Northwest and spent most of his childhood reading or enjoying the great outdoors, both activities he continues to enjoy. He holds a B.A. in History from the University of Washington, where he graduated with honors, a second degree in Information Technology and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has worked as a furniture deliveryman, professional tutor, programmer, youth minister, computer system administrator and teacher at a community college. His hobbies are broad and varied, including marathon running, camping and hiking, roleplaying, board games, reading, Bible study, Medieval recreation and fencing, writing, speaking and occasional improvisation and acting. Weedin is the creator and developer of the horror-comedy roleplaying game Horror Rules and has written or co-written more than eight books. He lives in Selah, WA with his lovely wife and two lovely and obedient children.

A Lifetime of Talk, a Wealth of Experience

Chris Weedin began speaking formally at age thirteen, when he was chosen as student speaker for his Eight Grade Commencement ceremony. He hasn't stopped since, also speaking at his High School graduation, college graduation and almost every day thereafter, much to the dismay of family and friends. Noted for his innovation, warmth, tongue-in-cheek humor and immediate connection with his audience, Weedin has delivered presentations and speeches to groups of all sizes and in all manner of settings, from corporate gatherings to school assemblies, church retreats to bookstore socials, professional conferences to gaming conventions. His wealth of life experiences and love for public speaking shows in every engagement, and he continually seeks to hone his skills as a communicator and to find new ways to entertain, enlighten and inspire his audiences.

A partial list of speaking credits includes:
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • Borders
  • Washington Association of Library Employees
  • Washington Library Association
  • Kiwanis Clubs
  • Gamestorm Convention
  • CamasCon
  • West Valley School District
  • Bremerton School District
  • Yakima School District
  • Summitview Elementary
  • Wide Hollow Elementary
  • Mountainview Elementary
  • AWANA Clubs
  • Activate Youth Ministries
  • The Core Youth Ministries
  • Covenant Church
  • And many more. References available on request.