Linda Wilson

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Education
Occupation Teacher/Children's Author
Location Alamogordo, New Mexico, United States
Introduction Linda Wilson has published over 40 articles for children and adults, six short stories for children, and is in the final editing stage of her first book, a mystery story for 7-9 year olds, upon completion of the "Writing and Selling Children's Books" course at ICL. A stay-home mom while she and her husband raised two daughters, 28 and 30, she worked as a substitute teacher and freelance writer. Linda has a BA in Elementary Education from Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia. Now that her children are grown she writes full-time. Publishing credits include seven biosketches for the library journal, Biography Today, which include Troy Aikman, Stephen King, and William Shatner; Highlights for Children; Pockets; Hopscotch; and true stories told to her by police officers about children in distress receiving teddy bears, which she fictionalized for her column, "Teddy Bear Corner," for the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Newsletter, Dayton, Ohio.
Interests Besides writing, Linda enjoys step aerobics and toning, walking, classical piano lessons, reading, sewing, and scrapbboking
Favorite Movies The Help, Up, HBO, Showtime, and PBS shows
Favorite Music Carole King, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, and Debussy, Chopin, Gershwin, and Mozart
Favorite Books A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park, Peter Rabbit, Charlotte's Web, anything by Bruce Coville, Jerry & Eileen Spinelli, Judy Blume

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