Public Speaker

Speaking Topics

There is a topic for any occasion. Hire R. J. to come speak at your event or group session today! 

Book Clubs or Writer's Groups: 

  • How to write a book.
  • Finding what to write about.
  • How to write an emotional scene
  • The publishing process. What it was like for me and could be for you.
  • Protecting the dream – Ignore the Nay Sayers and listen to the believers.
  • Feeding the dream within your heart – Not giving up. Pressing forward!
  • You have to Market to Matter! Using Media outlets.
  • Why not me? Being bold and pursuing your dreams!
  • Surviving the downfall of a corrupt publisher and rebuilding your dream.

Classrooms or Educational Courses:

  • Don't be bullied and don't let the bully become you.
  • Reading may be a struggle, but you can fight through and learn the love it.
  • Not letting your past define you!
  • Don't give up when something is hard just because you’re told you’re not good enough.
  • Seeing your child’s gifts and talents and feeding their dreams and passions.
  • Finding your passion and living it!

Women's Groups:

  • Woman love thy self! Learning to love and accept yourself.
  • Finding peace in the midst of the storm.
  • How to balance work, family and the dream.
  • Independent and Strong: Finding the balance in your femininity.
  • Fighting against hate so that those you once hated don’t own a piece of your soul.
  • Why Women need Woman.
  • Learning to be a bold, confident woman, despite what others have said about you.
  • How to forgive and move forward.
  • How to see past your woman’s hurt and into her soul to how to help her heal.
  • Women entering divorce or recently divorced. How to get your finances in order.

Churches or Bible Studies:

  • Breaking free of generational curses.
  • Exploring the Bible - building a hunger and thirst for God.
  • How to WANT to read God's word. 
  • Having a Relationship with God not a “Religion”.
  • Giving up your dream so that God’s dream for you can be realized.
  • How to pray.
  • Spiritual Warfare and how it impacts your life, whether you believe it or not.
  • Accepting God as a friend, secret keeper, and the one person who will always love you.
  • Being who God says you are and not who man/woman says you are.
  • Having the heart of Worship and how it brings you into God’s presence.
  • Breaking free of the lies spoken over you and living a life of freedom.
  • Lies of the enemy and how to recognize them.
  • Know your enemy so you know how to defeat him.

Therapy Groups or Life Discussion Groups:

  • Taking a stand against abuse (child abuse and domestic abuse).
  • The real threat of addiction and it’s toll on the family.
  • Domestic Violence isn't just with fists. It can be with words and control.
  • Living with someone with chronic pain. When to help and when to push them to not give in or give up.
  • Relationships - Healthy Boundaries with Self-less love.

Photograph by Athens Abell

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2017 Sisters You Can Do It!

Sisters You Can Do It is an annual a Women’s Empowerment Summit held in Elk Grove, CA. On December 2, 2017, I was invited to be one of their guest speakers! What an honor!

For more information about this inspiring women's event, please read my blog about this event at 

AAUW Authors Lunch ~ 2/08/14

Three Sacramento authors speak at the 2014 AAUW Author panel luncheon. Author R. J. Machado De Quevedo's speech begins on the video 24 minutes in.

Pre-Release Book Party~7/26/13

Check out this great video of the first every Pre-Release book signing party for Author R. J. Machado De Quevedo, celebrating the public release of book 1 in The Deceiver Saga, called The Deceiver!

Start reading The Deceiver Saga today!