Speaking Qualifications, Experience, Endorsements


  • Former Elementary Education Teacher
  • Award Winning Author
  • Contracted author with Kregel Publishing
  • Represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of the Steve Laube Agency


  • Speaking engagements with various writing groups since 2018
  • Kentucky Christian Writers Conference 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023
  • Royal Writers Conference 2020, 2023
  • American Christian Fiction Writers Conference 2023
  • Historical Christian Romance Writers Summit 2023
  • Serious Writers Chat 2023


Crystal’s presentation was informative, encouraging, and insightful. As she pointed out, ‘This [writing] is a calling from God,’ and when He’s the One doing the calling, then He has purpose.”

— T. Elizabeth Renich, Author of Historical Fiction

“I highly recommend Crystal Caudill’s Publishing Paths Workshop. She is articulate, and presented a thorough overview that was realistic, including pros and cons of publishing choices. If you are at a place to pursue publishing, this is a must-attend class that will equip you with information to help you make a decision that is right for your book.”

–Becky Kiely, Royal Writers Conference Attendee

“I learned a lot about publishing options. As a beginner writer, I have a lot to ponder and sort through, so this was very helpful.”

— Debby Young, Royal Writers Conference Attendee

“Crystal Caudill presented “Genres” to our writer’s group in Lexington. At the end of our time together, not only did I have more knowledge about different types of stories I could read, I also felt challenged to try out different types of writing I can try for the Lord.”

— Kristy Horine, Lexington Writers Group Leader

“Crystal Caudill’s ability to communicate is stellar. She presents herself as well prepared and knowledgeable. Whether the audience is comprised of beginning writers, multi-published writers, or a contains both, she has the ability to speak to all levels and bring something fresh to each perspective. I appreciated what she brought at the Kentucky Christian Writers Conference in 2020 and I look forward to the opportunity to learn more from her in the future!” 

— Sara R. Turnquist, Historical Romance Author 

“Crystal is an excellent teacher! She explains her topics patiently, supporting and clarifying with examples and anecdotes.”

–Anonymous, KCWC Attendee

“Crystal’s virtual presentation on writing fight scenes was very well-done. Informative, well-organized, and she is a strong teacher.”

— Debra E. Marvin, KCWC Attendee

“Crystal Caudill’s Plotting 101 presentation is a master class in short hand. She clearly lays out an approachable, comprehensive pattern for authors to follow in any genre. She condensed time-consuming research into a simple linear construction. God bless her!”

— Susan Sams Baggott, KCWC Attendee

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