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I'm the luckiest girl in the world! My incredible clients teach me more than I teach them. Keep an eye out for their quotes sprinkled throughout the site.

“The results were astonishing to me… I couldn’t be more thrilled or appreciative.”

Michael Ellsberg, Author, Forbes.com columnist

“Linda’s writing makes you stop, smile and remember your dreams.”

Tom Squitieri, USA Today


When deadlines allow, I love to muse on all things publishing. I share tips, tricks and stories to make your path easier + more fun!

I’m thrilled to announce live OPEN BOOKS event with Danielle LaPorte, Justine Musk + Me!

Danielle LaPorte, Justine Musk and I have been designing a very special event for you.And I finally get to announce it!  Ever wish you could have an hour, a lunch — or a whole day — to sit with a woman living her creative dream so that you could ask her: HOW? HOW DID YOU DO IT? AND HOW CAN I? […]

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Why You Need To Be A Writer

You’ve heard it a million times. “On your deathbed, you’ll never regret the hours you didn’t spend at the office.” Let me tell you a very personal story that explains why I completely disagree with that.   When I was 33, I watched my mother die far too young from pancreas/liver cancer. Between the morning […]

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