About

A nonfiction book reviewer for Publishers Weekly, Linda’s micro nonfiction has been published in the New York Times and in “Tiny Love Stories: True Tales of Love in 100 Words or Less” (Artisan Books, December 2020).  Her writing advice has appeared in The Writer and Writer’s Digest magazines.

A creative nonfiction instructor for the Downtown Writer’s Center in Syracuse, NY, she’s the founder of AlwaysWantedToWrite.com which offers online writing classes. Linda has presented at writing conferences from the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival to HippoCamp, the annual nonfiction conference of Hippocampus magazine. Once covid-19 restrictions are lifted, she looks forward to resuming her work as a theater reviewer for the Syracuse Post-Standard / syracuse.com

In her former 20-year career as a radio and television producer/host, she earned numerous local, regional, and national awards. She was also the former Women’s Issues expert for the New York Times Company-owned website About.com, where she produced over 2500 pieces of original content and ranked #1 on Google for the search term ‘women’s issues.’