Author Archives: Linda W. Yezak

About Linda W. Yezak

Author/Freelance Editor/Speaker (writing and editing topics).

Off Topic: The Other Side of the Opioid Conflict

I’ve spent the past week or so with my mother, who has, among other ailments, degenerative osteo arthritis and ulcerative colitis, a hyper-active immune system disease similar to the Crohns that has plagued me over the years. I’ve watched her … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

I’m in the process of starting a new book . . .

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What is “Genre”?

Late last week, I received a request to edit someone’s manuscript. Once I asked what the genre was, I never heard back. A friend suggested that the potential client didn’t know what “genre” meant. I’ve been so steeped in this … Continue reading

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Exciting New Christian Titles for April!

April 2018 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Pelican Point by Irene Hannon — After inheriting a crumbling lighthouse, ex-Army doctor Ben Garrison wants to sell it. … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

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The Point of Good Friday

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Road Trip Results

Sometimes even the best-laid plans don’t turn out as well as you hope. Take this past event in Galveston, for instance. Texas Association of Authors’ founder and president Alan Bourgeois did everything right. He scouted the location, did tons of … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

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Road Trip!

I think I have everything ready for the Galveston Book Festival: Books, inventoried and boxed Price list Ebook cards, inventoried, priced, and prepped Cash to make change and Square for credit cards Table cloth and decorations Jar of giveaway candy … Continue reading

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Researching for the Historical Novel

¬†When the managing editor for Smitten Historical (a Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas imprint) asked me to join in a collection of historical romances, I got excited. I’ve always wanted to write a historical. I’ve even delved into it a … Continue reading

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