Author Archives: Linda W. Yezak

About Linda W. Yezak

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

Heart and Soul: Contemporary Inspirational Romance

Give the Lady a Ride is part of a giveaway event And look what else is involved: enough romances to keep your heart throbbing throughout the month of March! To enter the drawing, just click here between now and March 6! DATE … Continue reading

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February Releases from ACFW Authors!

February 2019 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: Convenient Amish Proposal by Jan Drexler — When Bethany Zook’s childhood friend returns to Indiana Amish country a widower, … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Newsletter

As authors, we’re supposed to be looking for ways to reach our readers. Social media, websites, blogs, newsletters . . . newsletters. Oh, how I dread putting out my newsletter. Despite the fact that I’m always asking people to join, I … Continue reading

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Spinning Back in Time

The Spaniards brought sheep to America in the early seventeenth century, something I’ve never thought about as a resident of one of the biggest cattle states in the union. Sheep and goats in Texas?! Sacrilege! But seeing that the Spaniards also introduced horses, … Continue reading

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2018 Favorite Novels

According to Goodreads, I set my goal for 2018 at 36 books. What was I thinking? Between those I edit and those I write, I don’t have time for pleasure reading. By the end of the year, I logged in … Continue reading

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New Releases by ACFW Authors!

January 2019 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Amish Romance: Seasons of an Amish Garden by Amy Clipston — Enjoy a year of beautiful seasons in this new story … Continue reading

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And the winner is . . .

Did you know about my Clean Read Giveaway? It included a copy of A Southern Season and a bar of specialty, homemade soap from Brea Rose Soap Garden, called “Coastal Mist” to honor my novella in the collection, Ice Melts … Continue reading

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Christmas Special: A Southern Season

Look what’s FREE on Kindle!!! Since my publisher put this up, I have no idea how long the ebook version of A Southern Season will be free, so grab it while you can!

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Especially for Writers

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Trad vs. Indie–again

Which route should I go? Traditional publishing or indie? I’ve been battling with this question from the very beginning. Well, not quite. My “very beginning” was a couple of years before indie publishing started becoming an acceptable and viable option. … Continue reading

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